Into the Woods
Vertical camera movement of a forest in Manitoba, Canada. I tried various shots in this small forest which had some wildflowers and berries, but this abstract shot was my favourite of the day.
Camera movement on a really colourful tree outside of Bracebridge, Ontario.
I was out trying to get some sunrise landscape shots of the spring ice melting on Lake Winnipeg. I didn't get a wide landscape shot that I was happy with, but I was really happy with this close-up shot of some ice patterns near the shore.
This was taken at Island Lake, Manitoba. As the light disappeared I started doing slightly longer exposures of the moonlight reflecting off the lake.
Frosty Morning 1
There were some amazing ice patterns on the window one winter morning. I had to work fast since the opening of my inner window caused the frost to slowly melt while I was shooting with a macro lens.
The Orange Line
This is sunrise light reflecting off of an ice free section of Lake Winnipeg, in Winnipeg Beach, Canada. If you look closely you can see some ducks swimming in the water.
A long exposure of patterns reflected in the waves of Brereton Lake in the Whiteshell Park of Manitoba. This was not converted to black and white; it was a gray overcast day.
I set my camera on burst mode and took a bunch of photos of a campfire at a friend's cabin. It was tricky because it was dark but the fire was moving really quickly. I liked this shot with the small ember/spark shooting out to the left.
Out of focus sunlight reflecting off the waves of Longbow Lake, Ontario.
Under the Surface
A close-up shot of some ice patterns that I saw while out for a sunrise photo session on Lake Winnipeg in the winter, at Winnipeg Beach, Canada. It never hurts to look down after trying to get an epic wide angle landscape shot.
Taken at Nagoya Castle, Japan. This was near the end of the day when I saw the moat reflecting one of the small outer towers with golden sunset light shining onto it.
Looking up at Tokyo Tower in Japan. I got a few shots of the tower during the evening, but my favourite shot was this abstract shot looking up at one of the pillars.
Playing with focus on a set of tiny lights below the Tokyo Tower in Japan. This was a walkway covered with tiny lights but I couldn't get the shot I wanted because there were always people in the frame. I decided to change strategy and do some out of focus work with the lights.
A close-up of ice patterns formed in the spring when the Lake Winnipeg ice was melting during the day but then re-freezing when the temperature dropped again at night.
Reflection of one of the stilt houses in Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei. This is part of the largest stilt village in the world. There are endless boardwalks through the village, it's the perfect setting for an action movie chase scene. I'm surprised they haven't made part of a James Bond movie here yet.
The Eternal Buddha
There was an entire wall of these little statues in a monastery in Penang, Malaysia. I know the shot isn't technically abstract, but I thought the repeating pattern made it qualified, in a way.
A close-up detail shot of Lake Winnipeg at the start of the spring thaw. Manitoba, Canada.
A stack of ceramic roof tiles in Pingyao, China. I think I may have been the only one taking a shot of these tiles on the side of the road. I'm sure the locals must have thought I was strange.
Horizontal camera movement at Balsam Harbour, Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Occasionally during sunset sessions I pull out a telephoto lens and try some colourful panning shots.
A near abstract shot of the end of the tree line on one of the mountains in the rocky mountains, near Jasper, Canada.