Monthly Archives: October 2013

Galley show – PPOC Alberta – Central Branch Featured Fine Art in the Fall

Eight photographers from PPOC (Professional Photographers of Canada) will showcase variety styles of photographic art at Atlantis Fine Framing Studio on 25th and 26th of October. The photographers are;

Peter Gold
Royce Howland
Edith VanderKloot
Neil Speers
Shelley Vandervelde
Linda Senychych
Iris Jackson
and me.

The opening reception will be on Oct 25th from 6pm to 9pm. Please come to see us and enjoy some wine and cheese.

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Fall trip to Kootenay Plains

Discovering a new location is always exciting for photographers. I visited Kootenay Plains first time in fall last year. Along Highway 11, I saw variety of sceneries. I am sure I can spend days to explore over there. In fall, aspen trees in prairies type of open land is beautiful and kind of unique to me. A difference from Jasper is I saw leaves of aspen trees turned to not only yellow but also orange in Kootenay plains. This year, i visited Kootenay Plains again. This year was wired. I saw both yellow and still green. Also some aspen trees had already lost their leaves.

Some people say not to visit the same place again and explore new places. But I like revisiting familiar locations. Things changes year by year; also something never changes. The picture on left is taken in 2012 and one on right is in 2013.

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By the way, Kootenay Plains is known to be quite windy. When I see motions and nice cloud pattern, it is time to try Lee Big Stopper ND filter. This image was from the trip in 2012, last year.


Windy day in Kootenay Plains by Hiroaki  Kobayashi on 500px.com


Windy day in Kootenay Plains
by
Hiroaki Kobayashi

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