Morning Light on the Forest Floor
Morning Light on the Forest Floor

I love backlighting and rich, saturated colours. These little guys were only a few inches tall and lit by the soft morning light.

Birch Tree and Red Leaves
Birch Tree and Red Leaves

This composition combines red, green and blue elements balanced with the trunk of a birch tree

Lone Tree in the Forest
Lone Tree in the Forest

A lone tree is a favourite subject of mine. Here I've found one separated from the rest of the forest with an interesting sky to provide balance to the frame

Forest and Reflecting Pond
Forest and Reflecting Pond

The bare tree and its reflection are the main subject here, although the clouds in the sky are also interesting and somewhat tree-like in shape.

Detail of Fungus on a Tree Trunk
Detail of Fungus on a Tree Trunk

In this shot I was going for an abstract composition and deliberately maintained high contrast to emphasize the pattern

Red Tipped Leaf
Red Tipped Leaf

Red is the colour that most draws our eye. Here I found a touch of red on a S-curved pair of branches

Horse Drawn Visitors
Horse Drawn Visitors

Several events were organized for visitors to the forest, including horse-drawn rides

Patient Owl
Patient Owl

The Canadian Raptor Conservancy provided a display of several raptors and here an owl awaits the signal from its handler to take flight

Turkey Vulture Reaching for Food
Turkey Vulture Reaching for Food

Its very impressive to see raptors fly and demonstrate their hunting skills. Here you see a turkey vulture a moment before it captures a tasty treat

Eagle and Handler
Eagle and Handler

Eagles are truly magnificent birds and surprizing large to those of us used to small song birds. Here an eagle is giving me "the eye"

Morning Light on the Forest Floor
Birch Tree and Red Leaves
Lone Tree in the Forest
Forest and Reflecting Pond
Detail of Fungus on a Tree Trunk
Red Tipped Leaf
Horse Drawn Visitors
Patient Owl
Turkey Vulture Reaching for Food
Eagle and Handler
Morning Light on the Forest Floor

I love backlighting and rich, saturated colours. These little guys were only a few inches tall and lit by the soft morning light.

Birch Tree and Red Leaves

This composition combines red, green and blue elements balanced with the trunk of a birch tree

Lone Tree in the Forest

A lone tree is a favourite subject of mine. Here I've found one separated from the rest of the forest with an interesting sky to provide balance to the frame

Forest and Reflecting Pond

The bare tree and its reflection are the main subject here, although the clouds in the sky are also interesting and somewhat tree-like in shape.

Detail of Fungus on a Tree Trunk

In this shot I was going for an abstract composition and deliberately maintained high contrast to emphasize the pattern

Red Tipped Leaf

Red is the colour that most draws our eye. Here I found a touch of red on a S-curved pair of branches

Horse Drawn Visitors

Several events were organized for visitors to the forest, including horse-drawn rides

Patient Owl

The Canadian Raptor Conservancy provided a display of several raptors and here an owl awaits the signal from its handler to take flight

Turkey Vulture Reaching for Food

Its very impressive to see raptors fly and demonstrate their hunting skills. Here you see a turkey vulture a moment before it captures a tasty treat

Eagle and Handler

Eagles are truly magnificent birds and surprizing large to those of us used to small song birds. Here an eagle is giving me "the eye"

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