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Barn, Port Shoreham

The cliche about Nova Scotia weather which suggests change each time you blink was very nearly true yesterday. I left home under a brilliant blue sky with conditions looking ideal. My plan was to spend a few hours outside though I departed with no destination in mind. I had a vague intention to go somewhere I hadn’t visited recently, to sit still for a little while with a sup of tea. I considered the possibility of returning to Hadleyville to the little eroding headland to sit where the Bay and Strait divide. I had my camp chair and a Thermos of hot water. (more…)

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Barn at sunset, Ogden

Actually I quite like this barn. As I was riding home the other night the sun dipped below the cloud cover to yield about ten minutes of fabulous warm light before setting. It was great timing. I glanced up at the barn as I passed and saw it bathed in the glow, the rusted patina of the roof was irresistible. The motorcycle can be turned far more quickly and safely than a car, it can be parked more easily on the shoulder as well.

Barn at sunset, Ogden

I went through the procedure of exiting my helmet and gloves. I had enough light to handhold so I skipped detaching the tripod. I hurried up to the barn so as not to miss the brief window of opportunity afforded me. Sometimes being in the right spot at the right time makes all the difference. The more time you spend out with a camera the more likely you will be to find yourself in a similar position. It’s not luck so much as better odds.

Barn at sunset, Ogden

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