Change-of-plans – Blizzard in Calgary, Red Arrow to Edmonton for the InFocus opening where Cutting Edge has been selected in a cross Canada contest. Some great photography is hanging for the Exposure Photography Festival “North” all of February.
Image Seekers Urban Concept Gallery — Exposure Festival 2016 —final weekend! Special guest visual artist Malcolm Mooney. Open Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. 2104 – 23 Avenue Southwest, Calgary. I couldn’t resist the spectrum of colours arrayed by these two brand new buildings, not even on Google maps yet. St. John’s, Newfoundland, […]
Diagonal leading lines normally invoke an energetic, active, dynamic sense. But in this exposure, the heavily weighted corner seems relaxed, laid back, reflecting on the day with heavy eyelids. Quirky alignment of the subject and frame exemplifies the abstract mood. People look at me strangely when I shoot like this. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Image Seekers […]
St. John’s is a fantastically colourful capital. Bright, joyous, welcoming to everybody, not just tardy fishermen obscured in fog. Where else can architects get away with beaming citrus tiles like this? Juxtaposed against an engraved wall reminiscent of an Italian fresco. Newfoundland. Image Seekers Urban Concept Gallery — Exposure Festival 2016. Opening Reception Sunday February […]
Dazzling sentry, bold and arrogant, keeping watch over the anonymous inhabitants residing in the shadows. Protective matrix grid of indifference stacking relentlessly to a mystical vanishing point in the sky. A polarizing filter eliminates glare and saturates colours. Downtown St. John’s, Newfoundland. Image Seekers Urban Concept Gallery — Exposure Festival 2016. Opening Reception Sunday February […]
Classic solid brick, warming up in the morning sun. Modern steel and glass, keeping its cool in the shade. Anchored by the tattoo parlour sign. Downtown St. John’s, Newfoundland. Polarizing filter to saturate colour, cancel reflection and glare. Image Seekers Urban Concept Gallery Opening Reception Sunday February 7th 1:00 – 4:00 pm Open all of […]
Contractions Opening Saturday, Revealing a context of depression, foregone inhabitants just walked away, vanished, disappeared—or were maybe escorted away in a straightjacket. Wondering if there was intention to return, but not enough room for one last suitcase, not to mention the piano.
Abstractions Opening Saturday, Dereliction is an eye on things abandoned: ignored, forgotten, forlorn, fading away, dismissed by our modern predilection for everything new. Following the Ghost Town Trail along obsolete railroads: from Tiny to Biggar, Eastend to Westbend, Smuts to Maidstone. Exploring houses, stores, shops, barns, and churches left to the elements, owls, and racoons. […]
Corrosion is Beautiful — Corrosion as Art Check out Apex Corrosion’s new web site – featuring a Corrosion as Art page. Apex specializes in cathodic protection – an important safety element of oil and gas pipelines and ships. Canadian Kenworth doesn’t have any protection – Ghost Truck Phantom 309 corroding away at the infamous Ghost […]