Category Archives: Photographs

Jogging through the Woods

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Photo Essay: What’s the City Like?

Dave Hood The city can be like a jungle. Skyscrapers evoking a mood of the ominous, as if hiking alone in the unknown jungle. Street lamps and traffic lights standing as if various types of tropical trees. Always countless strangers … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Beauty in the Ordinary

There are many ways to imbue the soul with delight. Faith is one of them. Living in peace is another. Seeing beauty or art in our daily travels is another. When we notice something delightful, our senses are awakened and … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The Glory of Autumn

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The Segmented Essay: The Photograph

By Dave Hood What is a photograph? It is a representation of reality, and expression of the creative impulse, an abstraction of an object or thing, an illusion of sensory details, a manipulation of pixels into art. *** The photograph … Continue reading

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Poem: Falling Oak Leaf

By Dave Hood Under pale sunlight, on a cold day, wearing a down-filled parka, woolen cap, I take a leisure stroll on a carpet of decaying leaves, in the woods. Inhale the crisp air, feel a chill, contemplate approaching winter—snow, … Continue reading

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Found Objects: Stone Art

A photograph often can describe what words cannot, and so I take my point-and-shoot digital camera everywhere. The other day, while strolling along the boardwalk in Toronto, I noticed a few people building stone sculptures with found rocks on the … Continue reading

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