Winter Woodland

pine cone, woodland, Formby, Formby woods

I recently became transfixed by the work of German photographer Kilian Schönberger. He captures magical woodland landscapes in Central Europe featuring dreamlike colour and lighting. Look up his images for yourself, they’re absolutely enchanting! Besides leaving me completely awestruck and inspired, his beautiful photographs also gave me a yearning to get out into the woods.  Continue reading

The Isle of Man Mist

Port Erin, Isle of Man, mist in Isle of Man, strange mists

Being a tiny island in the middle of the Irish Sea, the weather patterns in the Isle of Man can be extremely strange and changeable. While we enjoyed a week of bright blue skies and warm sunny weather during our summer visit, we were always conscious of an eerie element lurking in the background. As we drove around the island day after day, a thick grey mist could be seen on the horizon. Continue reading

Dark and Light

English Bay sunset, Vancouver

Nighttime photography in the city reveals stark contrasts of light and dark that can make for some atmospheric and very random shots. Capturing decent photographs in low lighting is often challenging and sometimes impossible. While I recently invested in an entry-level DSLR and also plan on investing time into taking better pictures at night, I only had a compact digital camera with me during my 2012 solo travels in Canada. Continue reading