Expressionism and Abstraction September 2019

CK Wright Photo Trips

As I started off this month looking for expressionism and abstract compositions, I will share that I had a nagging concern on how many more unique compositions I could find. This style of photograph is so new to me that I do sometimes wonder “how many more unique swirls and panning shots are there?”. I guess that is an unanswerable …

Steveston

CK Wright Photo Trips

One of the areas I like to visit on occasion is Steveston. There are always interesting items to photograph including the fishing boats, the preserved Gulf of Georgia Cannery, and even some interesting buildings. It seems that in Metro Vancouver most of the old gas stations are long gone. I had walked past this station before but on this visit …

Nelson Creek Canyon

CK Wright Photo Trips

Perhaps you have noticed that I “bounce” between architectural/industrial photography and natural landscape photography? It seems this summer that I have been more interested in the former, but on Saturday it was time to return to the latter. With overcast conditions, it was a perfect opportunity to photograph a portion of the Nelson Creek Canyon in West Vancouver. The large …

Expressionism and Abstraction August 2019

CK Wright Photo Trips

Q Treble. The rotating “Q” sign at the Lonsdale Quay Market. With careful use of shutter speed sufficient to render the letter sharp, and 3 multiple exposures, the sign appears in a very unique composition. The results were so pleasing, I took many different compositions and while I enjoyed them all, picking just one for this article was very difficult! …

Lower Hollyburn Ramble

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This past Saturday a friend and I walked the trails around the lower Hollyburn area in Cypress Provincial Park and the upper Brothers Creek area. We made a loop out of those trails and covered some 17 kilometres, photographing the various features, and as a side attraction, sampling the abundant blueberries. I had not been into this area before so …

Expressionism and Abstraction July 2019

CK Wright Photo Trips

In a change from my usual articles which are strictly location based, this will be the first of what I expect to be a regular monthly feature highlighting expressionism and abstract photography and my development in that. The recent workshop in which I learned the skills for expressionism was truly eye opening and I want to ensure that I continue …