Heather Simonds Photography http://heathersimondsphotography.com Light Matters about Lightmatters Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:41:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Black and White Glenbow Park, Alberta http://heathersimondsphotography.com/black-and-white-glenbow-park-alberta/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/black-and-white-glenbow-park-alberta/#respond Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:14:24 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7916 Black and White Winter Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, Alberta   Monochrome and a nature park do not always dance together. But sometimes the palette begs it. Take black and white Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park (west of Calgary, Alberta), toss in […]

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Lonely One Is The Loneliest Number? http://heathersimondsphotography.com/lonely-one-is-the-loneliest-number/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/lonely-one-is-the-loneliest-number/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:19:42 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7753 Lonely One   One is the Loneliest Number Lonely one. One. The loneliest number? That familiar chant has a lyrical ring but alone is not always lonely, even though it stands alone. Sometimes alone is necessary. It is easy to […]

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Portuguese Old Folks Of Northern Portugal http://heathersimondsphotography.com/portuguese-old-folks-of-northern-portugal/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/portuguese-old-folks-of-northern-portugal/#respond Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:46:18 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7743 Portuguese Old Folks of Amarante Region, Northern Portugal Late Afternoon Folks   Portuguese old folks are easy to find in northern Portugal. Just step outside in the late afternoon. Catch them taking in the late afternoon warmth before dusk sets […]

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2015 Photo Review http://heathersimondsphotography.com/2015-photo-review/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/2015-photo-review/#respond Sun, 03 Jan 2016 20:33:00 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7817 2015 The Year In Photos  

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More Arshan Siberia People And A Few Cows http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-people-cows/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-people-cows/#respond Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:49:53 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7524 Arshan Siberia People and a Few Cows  Mountain Town Sublime   Arshan, Siberia is a mountain town nestled at the foot of snow capped Sayan Range. There are a few things that you should know before you venture up the […]

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Yukon Gold In Fall Landscapes http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-gold-in-fall-landscapes/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-gold-in-fall-landscapes/#respond Wed, 02 Dec 2015 01:33:01 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7695 Yukon Gold In Fall Landscapes A Modern Gold Rush   There is gold in them thar’ hills. Yukon gold. And it is free for the taking, once you discover it. The gold rush of the past still haunts the other […]

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Yukon Sled Dogs Up Close And Friendly http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-sled-dogs-close-friendly/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-sled-dogs-close-friendly/#respond Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:36:08 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7624 Yukon Sled Dogs Up Close and Friendly Dense Sled Dog Living   “The sled dogs are all friendly”, the towering, young Swiss staff member offered with utmost confidence. Our field of view is a foreground of vigilant sled dogs against […]

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Siberian People of Irkutsk http://heathersimondsphotography.com/siberian-people-of-irkutsk/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/siberian-people-of-irkutsk/#respond Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:33:02 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7568 Siberian People of Irkutsk   When you are looking for street images of Siberian people, kids make it easy. Kids and pigeons are even better. Excited, animated, unpredictable and motivated. One is enchantment, the other a nuisance but together they […]

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Scottish Graveyards and Day of the Dead http://heathersimondsphotography.com/scottish-graveyards-and-day-of-the-dead/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/scottish-graveyards-and-day-of-the-dead/#respond Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:01:44 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7630 Scottish Graveyards and Day of the Dead   Cemeteries around the world enter their busiest season after Hallowe’en rolls into early November and Scottish graveyards are no exception. Stark granite, Celtic crosses, lichen etched carvings, moss laden crevices, sun dappled tombstones await one […]

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More Siberian Graffiti In Irkutsk Siberia http://heathersimondsphotography.com/more-siberian-graffiti-irkutsk-siberia/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/more-siberian-graffiti-irkutsk-siberia/#respond Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:59:52 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7563 More Siberian Graffiti In Irkutsk Siberia   Most travellers to eastern Russia do not look for Siberian graffiti with purpose. After a few days of checking out Siberian towns, food, history, architecture and people, you may begin to notice the […]

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Yukon Sled Dogs – Tenacity and Focus http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-sled-dogs-tenacity-and-focus/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/yukon-sled-dogs-tenacity-and-focus/#respond Fri, 11 Sep 2015 05:24:22 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7602 Yukon Sled Dogs – Tenacity and Focus   Head up to Yukon, Canada (The Yukon or The North) in autumn and you will be blessed with landscapes in two primary colours (blue and yellow) in every direction, even if it […]

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Reflecting On Siberian Graffiti in Irkutsk http://heathersimondsphotography.com/reflecting-on-siberian-graffiti-in-irkutsk/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/reflecting-on-siberian-graffiti-in-irkutsk/#respond Sat, 05 Sep 2015 17:39:02 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7552 Siberian Graffiti in Irkurtsk   You may not think of graffiti when you think of Siberia but the art form is alive and well. A viewing of the local artists’ handwork in Irkutsk, near Lake Baikal and one of the largest cities […]

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Arshan, Siberia People Are Easy To Meet http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-people-are-easy-to-meet/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-people-are-easy-to-meet/#respond Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:47:24 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7507 Arshan Siberia People of the Saran Mountains The easiest way to meet local Siberian people of Arshan is to take a room with someone local when you disembark from the bus upon arrival. If you were delayed locating the minibus […]

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Pet Therapy – The Last Of A Long Line http://heathersimondsphotography.com/pet-therapy-the-last-of-a-long-line/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/pet-therapy-the-last-of-a-long-line/#respond Wed, 19 Aug 2015 04:42:40 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7228 Pet Therapy – The Last of a Long Line   Some days life deals you lemons. Heartbreaking ones. The death of a family pet is one of those times. One of the stark realities of farm living was, for me, […]

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The Tao Of The Injured Photographer http://heathersimondsphotography.com/tao-injured-photographer/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/tao-injured-photographer/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:38:58 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6069 The Tao Of The Injured Photographer   Have you ever found yourself choking the dust back; twisted and bruised, wishing you could relive the past 4 seconds (or less)? Was that just my worst nightmare, you whimper to yourself just […]

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Arshan, Siberia Sleepy Mountain Town Awakens http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-mountain-town/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/arshan-siberia-mountain-town/#respond Sun, 09 Aug 2015 19:05:02 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7386 Arshan, Siberia Sleepy Mountain Town Awakens   Mountain towns have a culture and Arshan, Siberia is no exception. Laid back town, invigorating air, mountain drop-back. Ulan Ude is a popular stop from Mongolia for Lake Baikal touring. From the railway […]

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La Paz Bolivia Street Secrets http://heathersimondsphotography.com/la-paz-bolivia-street-secrets/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/la-paz-bolivia-street-secrets/#respond Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:27:19 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7264 La Paz, Bolivia Street Secrets   Cobbled streets descend the craggy landscape, pigeons alight in the low oxygen altitude and breathing is tight and laboured. You are in La Paz, Bolivia. But how do you know for certain? Check out […]

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Ulan Ude to Arshan, Siberia A Funny Thing Happened http://heathersimondsphotography.com/ulan-ude-to-arshan-siberia-a-funny-thing-happened/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/ulan-ude-to-arshan-siberia-a-funny-thing-happened/#respond Wed, 15 Jul 2015 22:01:10 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7322 Ulan Ude To Arshan, Siberia A Funny Thing Happened   It is an all day bus ride from Ulan Ude to Arshan, Siberia. Most travellers do not look forward to the cramped, multi-stop, local voyage and they try not to […]

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Life In The Woods With Deer and Moose http://heathersimondsphotography.com/life-woods-deer-and-moose/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/life-woods-deer-and-moose/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:39:28 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=7267 Life In The Woods With Deer and Moose   Deer and moose. You know they are there. You just do not always see them. And sometimes you don’t even hear them although the latter is more often the case. Heard […]

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