Carrying the Flag

I am working outside of Jefferson City, MO this weekend, and this afternoon I finished up early and went for a walk around this pretty city that I have never been too. It was a gorgeous day for wandering!

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Suffering for my Art!

I stood out in the pouring rain this evening hoping the sky would light up, and Mother Nature did not disappoint!

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Stormy Church

I am working in Champaign, Illinois for a couple of days, and today I had an opportunity to go for a walk through this pleasant city’s downtown. Big, dark clouds moved in looking to rain on my parade, but stayed away. This is a shot of the United Methodist church.

Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 27 Image

Well it has arrived! Yes, this is day 1000 of the 1000 day, Life Through The Lens Part II project! 

It has been a great almost 3 years of shooting incredible landscapes, wonderful wildlife and unusual abstract images! I have many, many more than 1000 images to remember this project by. 

I also have some wonderful people to thanks for their help and inspiration. First and formost, my amazing and patient wife. She has always stood by me no matter what time of day I go running out to get my image of the day. She always supports me and pushes me to go after those hard to get images. 

I also have some wonderful photographers to thank for their inspiration and friendship. People like Lisa Langell, Dave Brosha, Paul Zizka, Trevor Cole, Dany Eid and many more who inspire me each and every day to get out there and enjoy photography to the max. Thanks as well to all of the awesome folks on Hamilton Photographers Rock! You guys really do ROCK! 

For my 1000 image I just could not help but post a “selfie”! 🙂

Shot at Bow Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 22 Image

Another shot from my trip to the Canadian Rockies last week. 

This is Upper Waterfowl Lake. Surrounded by majestic mountains, these small lakes can usually be found to very calm, making beautiful reflections!

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 21 Image

There are many beautiful places in the Canadian Rockies, but one of my favourites is still Mistaya Canyon! The rock formations carved by the incredible force of water over millions of years are simply awesome!

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 19 Image

My last day in the Canadian Rockies was as spectacular as all of the previous days. On our way out of Banff National Park, we stopped at one of my favourite spots, Vermillion Lakes. The clouds over Mount Rundle were awesome!

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 18 Image

No matter the light or the weather, the Canadian Rockies are simply the most incredible place to photograph! Wonderful images can be made pretty much at any time and in any weather. 

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Life Through The Lens – Part II – September 16 Image

I am currently out in the Canadian Rockies with very little internet access. I will be catching up on the daily image when I get back home.

Here is a shot from Bow Lake last night at sunset. Banff National Park.

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