Tranquility at the Bay
Tranquility at the Bay

I wanted to express a tranquil mood in this shot, so the sky and the water are both very smooth and I've chosen to work with soft pastel colours.

Three Rocks in the Water
Three Rocks in the Water

Odd numbers, and particularly threes, are very aesthetically pleasing, and here I've arranged three rocks along a diagonal in an otherwise empty scene to give them additional strength.

Blue and Gold Reflection
Blue and Gold Reflection

Water ripples are a favourite photographic subject because of their abstract quality. Here, I've also made use of the blue/gold colour contrast to add additional impact.

Reaching for the Sky
Reaching for the Sky

Knowing that the sky was overcast and featureless, I felt sure that this dead tree could make for a very graphic composition. I rotated the shot so that the tree leans to the right and gives it additional power.

Dead Tree on a Cloudy Day
Dead Tree on a Cloudy Day

As soon as I saw this tree, I knew that it lent itself to a strong graphical composition. While there is a trace of colour, it is almost black and white.

Red Rock and Lichen
Red Rock and Lichen

In truth, the rock was more grey than red, but who wants to look at grey rocks? I intended this as an abstract.

Droplets on Grass
Droplets on Grass

I took several shots like this, but I find this one the most interesting. It's basically a study in lines and circles.

Tranquility at the Bay
Three Rocks in the Water
Blue and Gold Reflection
Reaching for the Sky
Dead Tree on a Cloudy Day
Red Rock and Lichen
Droplets on Grass
Tranquility at the Bay

I wanted to express a tranquil mood in this shot, so the sky and the water are both very smooth and I've chosen to work with soft pastel colours.

Three Rocks in the Water

Odd numbers, and particularly threes, are very aesthetically pleasing, and here I've arranged three rocks along a diagonal in an otherwise empty scene to give them additional strength.

Blue and Gold Reflection

Water ripples are a favourite photographic subject because of their abstract quality. Here, I've also made use of the blue/gold colour contrast to add additional impact.

Reaching for the Sky

Knowing that the sky was overcast and featureless, I felt sure that this dead tree could make for a very graphic composition. I rotated the shot so that the tree leans to the right and gives it additional power.

Dead Tree on a Cloudy Day

As soon as I saw this tree, I knew that it lent itself to a strong graphical composition. While there is a trace of colour, it is almost black and white.

Red Rock and Lichen

In truth, the rock was more grey than red, but who wants to look at grey rocks? I intended this as an abstract.

Droplets on Grass

I took several shots like this, but I find this one the most interesting. It's basically a study in lines and circles.

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