Expressionism and Abstraction May 2020

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Pulling Back the Blue Curtains. Intrigue at what is behind the blue curtains. Seated Absence. Exploring themes of absence; the empty chair and the partly rendered chair. Empty Frames, Empty Performances. The empty billboard at the QE Theatre with the pandemic cancellations. Geometric Inscribed Layers. I liked the complex geometry created here and how the strong centre elements balance and …

Walking the Downtown Vancouver

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It was an interesting photographic walk in the downtown, seeing how quiet and empty it was with the pandemic shutdowns. A very empty Smithe Street with sun dappled lighting through the spring growth. The curved wood trusses glowing in the early morning light at the Telus Garden building. Looking across the šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square at the reflection of the Hotel …

Expressionism and Abstraction January 2020

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Intersected Drops. At the Vancouver Convention Centre is the iconic sculpture The Drop by Inges Idee. In this composition, I have used three multiple exposures where the third intersects each of the two vertical exposures. Red Bench on Lower Burrard Street. I like the interplay between the bright red bench, the dark tile, and the strong straight silver elements in …

Expressionism and Abstraction December 2019

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First off, and as we close out this year, I wanted to thank you for your continued interest and comments on my photographic postings, it is much appreciated! It has been a remarkable year of photographic opportunities and personal artistic growth. Blended Tea Cups. At the Rivers Market in New Westminster is a large mural of tea cups behind the …

Form and Reflection In Downtown Vancouver

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I had a very enjoyable walk through the downtown Vancouver recently, photographing the various sights there. While I enjoy photographing natural settings, my other interest is architectural photography. I like the strong compositional line and the reflection from the glass wall in this composition of the Parq Vancouver. Even the traffic arrows add to the flow, as does the Zhang …

Canada Place to Robson Square

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Along the Vancouver waterfront, jutting into Burrard Inlet, is the popular cruise ship terminal and convention centre, Canada Place. This an attractive location to photograph with clear views of the harbour and the North Shore mountains, the cruise ships, and the building itself with the fabric roof that resembles sails. I arrived early on Sunday morning before the tourists arrived and …