Heather Simonds Photography http://heathersimondsphotography.com Light Matters about Lightmatters Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:49:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Moose Musings http://heathersimondsphotography.com/moose-musings/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/moose-musings/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:37:54 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6539  Moose Musings Have you ever wondered how some species are the embodiment of conflict? Take the North American moose, Alces alces, the largest species in the antler shedding Deer Family, Cervidae. Distinguished by the male’s palmate antlers moose (and their […]

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British Columbia Rainforest Walk http://heathersimondsphotography.com/british-columbia-rainforest-walk/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/british-columbia-rainforest-walk/#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:22:13 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6526 British Columbia Rainforest Walk Almost any day a walk can invigorate the soul, so what makes this British Columbia rainforest so special? In the autumn the sprinkling of big leaf maples among the firs and ferns makes a sauntering stroll […]

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Winter Creeps Up On Dogs Too http://heathersimondsphotography.com/winter-creeps-on-dogs/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/winter-creeps-on-dogs/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:02:11 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6549 Winter Creeps Up On Dogs Too Winter creep moves in fast. It is at the door every fall warning us to get ready. We try not to let it get in the way of life, we avoid the thought of it, […]

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Goodbye Berlin Wall http://heathersimondsphotography.com/goodbye-berlin-wall/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/goodbye-berlin-wall/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:38:25 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6564 Goodbye Berlin Wall With over a million visitors attending the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this week all eyes have been on that fair city. The fascinating and frustrating 30 year closure of part of this […]

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New York City – High Line Trail http://heathersimondsphotography.com/new-york-city-high-line-trail/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/new-york-city-high-line-trail/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:26:35 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6487 New York City – High Line Trail Let’s go for an urban walk. How about taking on one of the largest, most famous cities in the world? Then, let’s set as a basic requirement that it must be outside and […]

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Everything Is Turning Up Fall In The Rainforest http://heathersimondsphotography.com/everything-turning-up-fall-rainforest/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/everything-turning-up-fall-rainforest/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:30:51 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6458   Everything Is Turning Up Fall In The Rainforest Wherever you are this fall, the basic playground is the same. In the northern hemisphere fall, that is. If you wander into the deep woods, the ones that drip and creek, […]

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More Hats, Ladies! http://heathersimondsphotography.com/more-hats-ladies/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/more-hats-ladies/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:32:07 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6308 More Hats, Ladies!   We are having fun in the studio again. This time the hats are out and the feathers are flying. Fascinators are everywhere but mostly on the heads of young ladies. Wearing hats takes a certain amount […]

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Magog, Eastern Townships Fall Cycling http://heathersimondsphotography.com/magog-eastern-townships-fall-cycling/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/magog-eastern-townships-fall-cycling/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:21:46 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6447 Magog, Eastern Townships Fall Cycling   These days folks like to get out of town to ogle the bright scarlet, ginger and golden. Leaves, that is. Foliage splendour. Fall fantasia. Autumnal opulence.   One of the routes chosen by Montreal […]

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Glenbow Golden Days of Fall http://heathersimondsphotography.com/glenbow-golden-days-fall/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/glenbow-golden-days-fall/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:14:53 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6389 Glenbow Golden Days Of Fall   Everything has been shaping up mellow yellow at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park The park is just west of Calgary on the Bow River and that explains the predominant late season colour. After all, this […]

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Lovely Lady, Fall Drama http://heathersimondsphotography.com/lovely-lady-fall-drama/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/lovely-lady-fall-drama/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:05:36 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6360   Lovely Lady, Fall Drama   Drama is in the air when the fall season descends. Mother nature trickery has foliage turning from summer green to school bus yellow or citrus orange or lipstick red or any other Crayola colour […]

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Mongolian Kids, Nadaam Games http://heathersimondsphotography.com/mongolian-kids-nadaam-games/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/mongolian-kids-nadaam-games/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:30:34 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6351   Mongolian Kids, Nadaam Games   Kids and games go together. Ancient games and annual rituals and sweet food and family parties and crazy horses and traditional feasts. That is the Nadaam Games. Where this festive scenario unfolds, one can predict […]

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Hoi An, Vietnam Streets Await http://heathersimondsphotography.com/hoi-an-vietnam-streets-await/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/hoi-an-vietnam-streets-await/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:27:45 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6342   Hoi An, Vietnam Streets Await   Hitting the streets? Armed with a camera? Let’s get out of town to Hoi An, Vietnam, a former French provincial town located between the well know cities of Saigon and Hanoi. This one […]

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Summer Babes And Back Alleys http://heathersimondsphotography.com/summer-babes-back-alleys/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/summer-babes-back-alleys/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:31:47 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6319 Summer Babes And Back Alleys   Remember back when summer was still kissing your skin and soaking up rays was available outside, for more than a fleeting moment? You could wander down a back alley and even find a cute […]

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Bordering On Aachen, Germany http://heathersimondsphotography.com/bordering-on-aachen-germany/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/bordering-on-aachen-germany/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:57:17 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6292 Bordering On Aachen, Germany Aachen, Germany is on the border in more than one way. Small city, big history. Charlemagne hung out here. Later on a bunch of German kings and Queens were crowned in the Dom or cathedral. It […]

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Berlin Cityscape http://heathersimondsphotography.com/berlin-cityscape/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/berlin-cityscape/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:55:01 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6274 Berlin Cityscape Roaming about foreign cities, always looking for a unique capture of a centuries old city? Be camera ready, some viewpoints creep out in the most unusual places. This was captured from a window of the KaDeWe department store, […]

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River Spree, Berlin New and Old http://heathersimondsphotography.com/river-spree-berlin-new-old/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/river-spree-berlin-new-old/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:20:41 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6256 River Spree, Berlin New and Old Cycling along the bike paths of Berlin offers opportunities to view history and modernity in this historic European city. Besides the Spree River, Berlin’s main waterway are several man made diversions and canals. You […]

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Checkpoint Charlie Today, Berlin Wall http://heathersimondsphotography.com/checkpoint-charlie-today-berlin-wall/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/checkpoint-charlie-today-berlin-wall/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:34:32 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6251 Checkpoint Charlie Today, Berlin Wall   Who would believe a plywood documentary would hold the gaze of so many solemn onlookers decades after the two main players of the Cold War retreated from the Berlin Wall and the sandy ” […]

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Hats On Ladies! http://heathersimondsphotography.com/hats-ladies-2/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/hats-ladies-2/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:25:17 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=6229 Hats On Ladies! It is not every day that you can locate ladies dressed up in hats. But when you do, hats off to them. Usually, the effort is worth the effect, whether it is mystique, surprise, enchantment or merely […]

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Siberia, Russia Wooden Architecture http://heathersimondsphotography.com/siberia-russia-wooden-architecture/ http://heathersimondsphotography.com/siberia-russia-wooden-architecture/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:16:18 +0000 http://heathersimondsphotography.com/?p=5714 Siberia, Russia Wooden Architecture Weathered, worn, forgotten and crumbling. Is this what you are looking for? The town of Ulan Ude, Siberia does not disappoint the travel photographer who wants to be left alone to wander streets seeking out the […]

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