Abigail Gossage's rural Posts

When I was last in the country, nearly two weeks ago, there was still a vestige of autumn colour. Sadly the leaves have all dropped since then.

A friend and I got up at an ungodly hour to traipse out to Petrie Island to catch the sunrise. Not. The best light was when we got there at 6:30 am and it was…

Today is grey and drizzly with very flat light. Yesterday to me was the last magic day of autumn and so I went over to the Rapids to shoot water. It was a…

Each year the RA Photo Club runs a Fall Challenge wherein each participant edits their experience for the day into 8 selections which will be put into a small…

Vintage. evocative and artistic or just plain junk? I leave it up to you, gentle viewer, to decide. These are the results from perfectly good, if somewhat…

On Tuesday morning during the summer I leave the house before 6:00 am as I have to be in the city for various errands and I want to beat the rush hour traffic. …

This year was the tenth time the Perth Kilt Run was held to support the Mutiple Sclerosis Society. Originally meant to be a one-time event it has grown over…

My garden tool caddy has been functioning as a hat rack recently and has been screaming at me to shoot it. So here it is... It's all about the light. These…

The other morning early I discovered we were socked in with fog so I got dressed in a hurry and went down to my neighbour's farm. As it was extremely early I…

We went for a bit of a car ramble and found this very pretty graveyard along the Upper Scotch Line. I later discovered that what I thought was a church was in…

This was my first effort at using the in-camera focus stacking feature. I need to play some more...

We took our annual run down to picturesque heritage Maberly this weekend. A very small village it was once the hub for the surrounding area. The architecture…

This weekend's images seem to revolve around bare trees that have not yet budded but were basking in the unusual sunlight. Not a tree but part of a cedar log…

I am always complaining to myself that I no longer see anything in my country neighbourhood to shoot. However add water to the mix and things become magical…

I fled the bitter cold winter in Ottawa to Vancouver to see family and what do I get? Snow! But it is pretty...

Well it certainly snowed! I took a quick run up to the country and found a lot more snow than in town. It is going to be a long winter. Ugh. The pits in the…

This year's Fall Challenge with the RA Photo Club took us to Morris Island nature preserve. One of the plusses of outings with the nature group is that I get…

Thanksgiving in Canada is earlier than in the States; we had our celebration this past weekend. Colour was only beginning but the festivities were at their…

For the last two weeks I have been immersed in the urban environment so it was a lovely change to go back up to the country for the weekend. Going for a walk…
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