Friday, November 30, 2012

Autumn Highlights the Afternoon





Analogous Colors of Fall

An autumn afternoon when the sun's rays begin to shorten is so inviting to take a stroll  with the camera. Analogous colors of orange, yellow-orange and yellow produce a most aesthetic feeling especially when being accented by the sunlight against a clear blue sky.


Just the right camera angle catches draping branches with delicate leaves, glowing against the dark background.

Going down to ground level, a dandelion peeks out from a canopy of fallen leaves.



As I walk past my red truck, my eye catches a single leaf reflecting on the shiny surface.  Moving the camera slightly to the side, the leaves over-head create accents of pleasing color, analogous colors that are closely related and next to each other on the color wheel.





Great news,  "November Montmartre", an exhibition of photographers from around the world has been extended through December 13th.  For mor information, please follow the link:


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With my Nikon and tripod, my goal is to recreate the scene as it appears in nature, to preserve in a photographic image the awesome, yet simplistic beauty of the scene that waits around a bend or over a hill. Sometimes it's a colorful landscape, and many times I'm allowed in the presence of the numerous creatures that adapt to life in the wild.
 
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Thursday, November 22, 2012



 Bonnie Rannald's PhotoGraphic Expressions
is honored to announce:

 "November Montmartre"
Montmartre, Paris, France
            12 Rue Pierre Picard               
 Metro Line 2 (Antwerp or Barbes)




The workshop of artists Montmartre and LyzaS Photography will be pleased to present an exhibition of photographers from the four corners of the world: Aaron Jemeljanovs (Australia), Bonnie Rannald (United States), Quan Deslouis (France), Martin Fransson & Mattias Ormestad (Sweden)

Lyza Sahertian, artiste - photographe aura le plaisir de présenter une
 Exposition Collective de photographes des quatre coins du monde :
Aaron Jemeljanovs (Australie) , Bonnie Rannald (Etats-Unis), 
Quan Desloui (France ), Martin Fransson & Mattias Ormestad (Suède)

"November  Montmarte" 


 Quand l'Automne, abrégeant les jours qu'elle dévore,
Éteint leurs soirs de flamme et glace leur aurore,
Quand Novembre de brume inonde le ciel bleu,
Que le bois tourbillonne et qu'il neige des feuilles,
Ô ma muse ! en mon âme alors tu te recueilles,
Comme un enfant transi qui s'approche du feu....

When autumn, shortening the days she devours, 
off their evening of flame and ice their Aurora, 
when November's fog floods the blue sky,
 wood swirls and snowing leaves,
 O my muse! in my soul then you you collected,
 like a bashful child approaching fire...


 



"Autumn Pond"
Golden Cottonwoods reflect in a still pond, Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area, Nevada
Framed 30x40 cm



"Court of Patriarchs"
 Autumn colors accent the Virgin River at the base of the
Court of Patriarchs in Zion National Park, Utah
Framed 30x40 cm



 "Changing Seasons, Lundy Lake, California"
Seasons change from fall to winter at the alpine lake.
 Framed 20x30 cm



"Silver City, Nevada"
A lone wagon wheel stands out as a symbol of the west. 
Framed 20x30 cm



"Watchman's Moon"
A autumn moon shines over Watchman's Mountain in Zion National Park, Utah.
 Framed 30x40 cm



 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montmartre

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With my Nikon and tripod, my goal is to recreate the scene as it appears in nature, to preserve in a photographic image the awesome, yet simplistic beauty of the scene that waits around a bend or over a hill. Sometimes it's a colorful landscape, and many times I'm allowed in the presence of the numerous creatures that adapt to life in the wild.
 
 All rights reserved, world-wide and images protected by Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). All photography, graphics, text, design, and content is copyrighted by Bonnie Rannald and should not be copied, down-loaded, transferred and re-created in any way without the express consent, in writing to Bonnie Rannald. For information on Bonnie Rannald licensed, right-managed images, please submit a written request.

"Reflecting Nature's Artistry"

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Chasing the Sunrise


 Morning Walk

There is something so peaceful and inspiring about getting up early and watching the earth come alive from the night's slumber.  I guess in a way it has become an obsession because I never tire of watching the sun come over the Gillis Mountains on the east side of Walker Lake. 

When there are interesting clouds, I grab my camera and tripod to rush out with coffee in hand for an early morning walk.  If I time it just right, sometimes I catch the transition just as dawn rolls back the curtain of night.  It is a wonderful feeling, almost like witnessing the earth's creation.




As dawn begins to light the eastern sky, the stars are still visible over the silhouetted tall elm trees.


 


Silence fills the earth as the early rays of sun begin to warm the still lake; the first inland gull begins its morning quest.




The sun ascends; a star-studded sky is now an artist's pallet of color.


A lone owl watches and waits for an early morning snack.



Standing quietly on the bank's edge, the camera catches a falcon flying overhead.




Mr. Robin warms overhead as the sunlight breaks through a dense layer of cloud.




A flock of inland gulls scurry with wings warmed by the morning sun.




A contrail appears to shoot from the sunlight blushed moon as it descends, giving way to the start of a new day.

  



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With my Nikon and tripod, my goal is to recreate the scene as it appears in nature, to preserve in a photographic image the awesome, yet simplistic beauty of the scene that waits around a bend or over a hill. Sometimes it's a colorful landscape, and many times I'm allowed in the presence of the numerous creatures that adapt to life in the wild.
 
 All rights reserved, world-wide and images protected by Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). All photography, graphics, text, design, and content is copyrighted by Bonnie Rannald and should not be copied, down-loaded, transferred and re-created in any way without the express consent, in writing to Bonnie Rannald. For information on Bonnie Rannald licensed, right-managed images, please submit a written request.

"Reflecting Nature's Artistry"

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Photos Make Great Gifts!
Many of these images are available on our website.
We now offer Gift Certificates and Digital Downloads in addition to the
"Off The Wall" custom matted and framed images.




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