Swimming in the rain…summer sunshine is nice – but a huge downpour in a tornado warning makes for more interesting photos!
#SonyA7rIV with 24-105 f/4 around 85mm f/4.(more…)
Paddling close to shore in a kayak in the early evening twilight among the large blocks of ice floating in the lake makes for a very dramatic and extreme looking adventure. It was a very careful paddle, most of the blocks of ice were floating and could be moved out of the way, but occasionally there was one that was stuck on the bottom, which presented a challenge.(more…)
There were areas of intricate ice crystals and areas with really ice texture swirl patterns and ice bubble textures. We stopped for a while to take a closer look at the ice crystal designs in the frozen stream – and of course capture a few macro ice crystal photos.(more…)
Up close photos of ice crystals and macro snowflake photography are always interesting to capture and take a look at the natural world that we don’t normally see.
This series of close-up photos of ice crystals was taken along the shore of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada. I especially like this series because the macro ice crystals have a distinct crystalline formation that looks a lot like an aerial photo of a mountain range.(more…)
After a long winter, as soon as the ice melts we’re always eager to get into the canoe and paddle the Algonquin backcountry.
This winter wasn’t notably harsh in the Algonquin Provincial Park area, but winter held on for a long time. By the end of April there was two feet of snow and the lakes were still frozen solid.
Hoping for a quick thaw, we decided to tie the red canoe to the car and head up north anyway – hoping to find some open water (and if not, snowshoe and hike cross country anyway)…(more…)