Sunday, June 12, 2011

Sunday Stills - yellow

A friend and I were in Niagara-on-the-Lake this week to see Heartbreak House at the Shaw Festival. We come here a few times a year, but I think my obsessive photo habit is wearing thin on her. During our walkabout before the play I mentioned that I wanted to take a photo of a particular place, whereupon my friend - in what I hoped was not really an exasperated voice - immediately piped up with "but you already have a picture of that!" "Well, maybe, but not in this light", said I - in what I hoped was a calm voice. 

I managed to find another brilliant yellow
and I simply could not resist - though these guys are fast losing their baby yellow-ishness 
but like I tried to explain, light is everything...


26 comments:

  1. Awwww, great shot of the gosslings..:-))

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  2. I like your "yellows."
    Charming places, those . . . and the baby waterfowl (ducks?, geese?) are cartoonishly cute!

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  3. yeah, me and my baby Canada Geese! (and this is only batch number one!)

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  4. You are so right...light is everything.
    Nice shots!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  5. Gorgeous yellows - and the quality of the light makes such a difference.

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  6. Great "yellow" choices. Love the babies. :)

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  7. What a lovely picture of the chicks - ignore your friend and keep taking those photos!

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  8. Lovely light indeed. I really like the architecture in the second shot. Also, love your header. A violet sky indeed!

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  9. Haha, I know that voice! LOL I like that first shot and of course the baby is so cute.

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  10. I've just realized how much lighting can effect a shot. love the little ones!

    http://picturesbybrenda.blogspot.com/

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  11. Owl and the pussycat at the sign of the pineapple? Good play on color!

    We're Canadians?

    http://www.dogagility2go.com/

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  12. Love the photos. You are a great photographer. Don't let anyone distract you from finding the right light. I once climbed to the top of a hill with a friend and then waited for three hours for the sun to move to just the position he wanted for the photoshot.

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  13. Haha! Your friend sounds a bit like my husband. ;) But I agree that light can really change the subject a LOT.

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  14. I like the first photo for the composition and the light. I can see why you had to take it at that particular time. It makes a good 'yellow' shot.

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  15. Great shots! The goslings are just too cute! And I have actually been to the Prince of Wales in Niagra on the Lake! (I am now in Florida, so pretty far away!)

    You are so right about the light-makes all the difference.

    Jen

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  16. Beautiful shots! I do believe I have seen "The Prince of Wales." Not all that far from here.

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  17. OMG!! It posted! Yay. I have not been able to post here in ages. Yay! Sound the horns!

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  18. I was in Niagara on the Lake this past week too! It's a nice area and very photogenic!

    I like the yellow theme!

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  19. I love that last one! They are so cute!

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  20. Aren't all baby things sweet? Aaahhh...

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  21. I love the Prince of Wales hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Wonderful place. The photo brought back lots of great memories. Thanks for posting the photo! :)

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  22. Fabulous photos, especially the ducklings/goslings. So cute!

    I, too find that my entourage loses their patience with my photography obsession at times. hehe!

    ~Lisa

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  23. I've gone back to something to catch a different light. But I guess if you aren't much of a photographer, that would get old.

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  24. I've gone back to something to catch a different light. But I guess if you aren't much of a photographer, that would get old.

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