…thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2023/02/27/decommissioned-rig-water-water-everywhere-165/
Tag Archives: ice
Weekly Prompts Colour Challenge – Whitish
….thanks to Sue W. and GC for hosting Weekly Prompts https://weeklyprompts.com/2023/01/07/weekly-prompts-colour-challenge-whitish/
“Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature.” ~ Aldro T. Hibbard,
Tuesday Textures – January 25, 2022
….textures on a bitter cold day
Water, Water Everywhere – Tiffany Falls
….thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2021/03/01/reflections-in-a-puddle-water-water-everywhere-67/
For this week’s #67 challenge I have photos of Tiffany Falls to share with you. Earlier this week my husband and I had quite the adventure getting to this beautiful waterfall in Ancaster, ON.
Ancaster is just south of Hamilton and Tiffany Falls is just one of over 100 waterfalls in the area. Two weeks ago this waterfall was completely frozen. You could actually walk behind the frozen wall of ice. Since then a lot of the snow has melted but in the wooded areas the snow melted and froze again so the trails were very icy. Before we started out my husband lent me his ice cleats but that meant he didn’t have anything on the bottom of his shoes.
There were parts of the path, especially when it went uphill that were so slippery I didn’t even trust the cleats. At one point a nice gentleman who also had cleats on his shoes helped me over a rise on the path. Unfortunately it was at this point that my husband stopped and didn’t try to get closer to the falls. Luckily he was able to see it from where he stopped and his camera allowed him to zoom in and get a closer look. I walked all the way to the lookout. In some of the photos you’ll notice that there is a family that went right to the base of the falls.
When we got home I immediately ordered a second pair of ice cleats.
An Icy Morning Light
….thanks to Becky B for hosting January Squares
I had to get up very early this morning to drive my daughter to the airport. The plus side of this favour was that I was up early enough to see the sunrise. I loved playing around with different angles and was fascinated how the morning sun reflected off the icicles along the shoreline.
March Squares – Spiky Squares
…thanks to Becky B for hosting March Squares
The theme for March Squares is spiky squares. Over the last few weeks I’ve been navigating the ice in the park to find some interesting ice sculptures created by nature. Here’s one that fits into this month’s theme.
Silent Sunday – February 24, 2019
Sunday Trees – 380
…thanks to Becca Givens for hosting Sunday Trees
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture
…I love texture in all kinds of things – art, nature, food
Thanks to Cee for hosting the Fun Foto Challenge
A Photo a Week Challenge – Depth of Field
…thanks to Nancy Merrill for hosting the Photo a Week Challenge
Nancy describes depth of field like this:
Depth of field in photography (and light in general) is how narrow a strip of what you are looking at is in focus. In photography, the depth of field is controlled by two things: your f-stop (aperture) and the length of your lens (mm). To narrow your depth of field using aperture, use a smaller f-stop number. This will open your shutter wider and let more light in.
So if you want to shoot something up-close and personal with great bokeh (blurring) in the background, use a smaller f-stop and a longer lens.
Most of my photography is hit and miss, especially with my Panasonic Lumix camera. When I use the iPhone I’ve figured out how to get bokeh or blurring when I want it. The first two shots were with my Panasonic.