Seafoam

Seafoam

Seafoam forms when a substance in the water (known as a surfactant) allows the air being whipped into the water to be held (which is to say it makes bubbles). These substances are usually organic materials or polutants. For some seafoam is a mess on the beach and...
Learning to see

Learning to see

My wife, Susan Dimock, often says that photography opened her eyes up to things she previously did not see. This it true for many of us. Our use of a camera brings about a focus that helps to clarify the world and form it into potential images, We start to take into...

Harlequin on Hood

Recently, Susan and I headed up to Tollgate Campground to do a little playing around with our new Uderwater housing. Our goal for the trip was just to learn a bit about how the housing functions and what we can do with it. So, most of our time was spent down at the...
Looking within to find gold

Looking within to find gold

Susan and I were returning to a beach with the specific objective of photographing the sensuous undulating rocks we knew were there. It wwas early and I walked past our objective to see what else was around. Before me was a open sandy beach ending in golden sandstone...
Choosing an image

Choosing an image

Recently, I have had a couple of instances that caused me to look back at my images based on a specific species of bird. One was a need for an image of a Short-billed Dowitcher for the ODF&W website. The other was a request for an image of a Black Oystercatcher...
Is Social Media taking the fun out of Photography?

Is Social Media taking the fun out of Photography?

Over the past few months I have found myself wondering about the impact of Social Media on my photography and whether it is taking the fun out of photography. Like a Pavlovian Dog, I sit up and bark when I get a new follower or someone likes my post (ok, that may be a...
Being Happy

Being Happy

I recently came across a quote that I very much liked. I can’t say for sure that it was John Lennon though that was who it was attributed too. The spirit of the message certainly sounds like him and is what I was most drawn toward. “When I was 5 years old, my...

A few videos

I have just added a new item to my website, a page with a few videos. Over the years I have dabbled with shooting a little video here and there. About once a year, or so, I put together a few clips and add some images. It is my hope that this will become a greater...
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