Soaked and Dried

There are four rivers, lined with thousands of trees, that flow through Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They often flood in the spring and also swell during heavy summer rains. There’s a walkway, near the city centre, that takes you along the Assiniboine River to where it joins the Red River at what is called The Forks. …

Still Leaves

I decided I wanted to create some still life photos including leaves, so a friend and I went walking in our Winnipeg neighbourhood, including the Assiniboine River walkway, and collected a bunch of leaves. I took them home and here are the results. I started in the bathroom. Then the bedroom. And into the living …

Delicate Lines

There are a variety of trees, mosses, mushrooms, reeds, and flowers along the Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail, which is less than an hour north of Winnipeg. The wooden walkway, seen in the feature photo above, takes you through an ever-changing landscape. I took a lot of photos while there in early September. What really caught …

Part 2 – Where I Grew Up – The Woods Along Lake Winnipeg

This is the forest area where I grew up in Victoria Beach, Manitoba, Canada. It’s near the sand cliffs along Lake Winnipeg. The ground in the between the trees is covered with moss and lichens. There’s a mix of fir, spruce, aspen, jack pine and birch. We would sometimes gather strips of birchbark and use …