I know many of us love to hate winter but its landscape creates some very powerful images. These were taken at Rene-Levesques Park at the western end of the Lachine Canal on the island of Montreal.
Back to the photos I am presenting in our group exhibition (Momenta), you might recall a black and white photo called “Wet Snowfall” on January 19th 2015, blog post 34/365. A photo seen through a computer monitor can look totally different once printed. I had “Wet Snowfall” printed and did not like the way it looked at all, but I wanted it to be part of the exhibit. So I decided to go back to the color version and reworked it. Once printed, that version was truly superior in my opinion.
I can’t help myself, I have to photograph through a window. I just love rain as a natural filter!
A camera can not only capture reality but it can also transform it. What makes the difference is how you choose to see and portray it.
It was starting to look and feel like spring, but in this part of the world, you just never know. We had snow waltzing down the sky all day today.
Funny how it is, yesterday I said: “I am tired of shooting winter scenes”. Well first thing this morning (I mean 6:30) I was out with my camera, because it was simply glorious. I guess we may get tired of it, but the beauty of a fresh snowfall is always magical to me.