Archive for August 27th, 2010
I took this photo last night while walking the boardwalk along the shore of Lake Ontario in Toronto. While the women (my wife and my daughter-in-law were walking the dogs I took the opportunity to see what photo opportunities presented themselves. As I walked at took random photos, I saw why my son had fallen in love with this place. As I walked and stopped for photos, I wished I had taken my tripod and had to settle for using the edges of garbage cans as a means to steady the camera. As a result, I wasn’t pleased with most of my shots, but it doesn’t take many to feel rewarded with the effort.
When I finally downloaded the results and tossed most of the pictures, I settled on four images. This particular image, one of the full moon, and two others of object, water, moon and night skies. I choose this one when I discovered that I somehow had captured two people in the image, sitting at the end of the rock wall. I hadn’t seen them when I took the photo. I had only seen the moonlight reflect on the lake water and the outline of the rocks. I discovered their presence only as I used the photo editor to sharpen up the image. As their presence emerged, I knew I had chosen correctly, that I had listened correctly to the silent and still voice within.