One Stop Framing and Gallery

B-2008 Sherwood Drive,
Sherwood Park,
Alberta, T8A 0Z1


Morning Calm

Bateman, Robert

One of my favorite activities is traveling on water, preferably slowly and quietly, canoe would be best. If the water is calm, one has the disembodied feeling - floating yet moving. What fascinates me is the enhanced sense of three dimensions asone watches closer objects moving against the various layers of the background. I can gaze on this endlessly, especially when moving through nature. Unlike most people, my taste turns to mist. Perhaps this is because of the increased illusion of depth and atmosphere. This scene shows a simple, quiet moment, unspectacular and ordinary but magical in its own way. I emphasized the tranquility by adding a single male pintail, floating and dozing.