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There was plenty to photograph at the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival, including a Dutch windmill with John Enman’s friend Jo Mcavany posing beside it. (John Enman photo)

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Sunflower Festival a perfect place for photography

  • Sep 3, 2020
There was plenty to photograph at the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival, including a Dutch windmill with John Enman’s friend Jo Mcavany posing beside it. (John Enman photo)
71st annual Fall Fair to be recognized with Drive Thru event at fairgrounds in Barriere

71st annual Fall Fair to be recognized with Drive Thru event at fairgrounds in Barriere

It’s been 71 years since the first North Thompson Fall Fair was…

71st annual Fall Fair to be recognized with Drive Thru event at fairgrounds in Barriere
One of the most famous portraiture photographers, Helmut Newton said, “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse, and entertain.” Subject is Jessika L’Heureux, as photographed by Jo Mcavany.

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Some thoughts on Portrait Photography

  • Aug 27, 2020
One of the most famous portraiture photographers, Helmut Newton said, “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse, and entertain.” Subject is Jessika L’Heureux, as photographed by Jo Mcavany.
When doing night photography, choose your subject, look for mid-tones where details begin to disappear and meter the brightest lights. Then choose an exposure in between that will give you the effect you want and press the shutter, if it is too light or too dark choose another and do it all again. (John Enman photo)

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Taking photos along the waterfront at night

  • Aug 20, 2020
When doing night photography, choose your subject, look for mid-tones where details begin to disappear and meter the brightest lights. Then choose an exposure in between that will give you the effect you want and press the shutter, if it is too light or too dark choose another and do it all again. (John Enman photo)
This capture of a drive-thru parade taking place in Vancouver was taken with an infrared camera. (John Enman photo)

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Using an infrared camera can produce interesting photographs

  • Aug 13, 2020
This capture of a drive-thru parade taking place in Vancouver was taken with an infrared camera. (John Enman photo)
Making Pictures with Professional Photographer John Enman

Making Pictures with Professional Photographer John Enman

What? Shooting photos with film again?

  • Aug 5, 2020
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The smaller the selected camera lens aperture, the more the area of focus in front of and behind the subject will be. Photographers should be using a small aperture for scenic photography where they are concerned with all elements in the photograph front to back being sharp. (John Enman photo)

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Why is the concept of depth of field so elusive?

  • Jul 23, 2020
The smaller the selected camera lens aperture, the more the area of focus in front of and behind the subject will be. Photographers should be using a small aperture for scenic photography where they are concerned with all elements in the photograph front to back being sharp. (John Enman photo)
Romantic Reverence

Romantic Reverence

I’m never quite sure just who’s romancing who. It is no secret…

  • Jul 21, 2020
Romantic Reverence
A good quality tripod will provide your camera with the stability it needs to perform at its best. (John Enman photo)

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The more stable your camera is, the sharper the photos

  • Jul 16, 2020
A good quality tripod will provide your camera with the stability it needs to perform at its best. (John Enman photo)
Armstrong Town center. (John Enman photo)

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A Saturday drive to take photos

  • Jul 9, 2020
Armstrong Town center. (John Enman photo)
Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

How about a telephoto lens for scenic photography?

  • Jul 2, 2020
Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman
Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Exposure with a digital camera

  • Jun 25, 2020
Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman
Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Your camera manual should be dog-eared, and full of post-its and notations

  • Jun 18, 2020
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This photo of a back road was taken with an infrared camera. (John Enman Photograph)

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Backroads and roadside photography

  • Jun 11, 2020
This photo of a back road was taken with an infrared camera. (John Enman Photograph)
A family of Canada Geese enjoying the calm waters of their nesting pond. (John Enman photo)

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Canada geese haven’t changed but photography has gotten easier

  • Jun 4, 2020
A family of Canada Geese enjoying the calm waters of their nesting pond. (John Enman photo)
Controlling the ambient light on a rainy morning in a garden by using high-speed sync produces interesting and unique photgraphs. (John Enman photo)

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Sticking close to home for garden photography

  • May 28, 2020
Controlling the ambient light on a rainy morning in a garden by using high-speed sync produces interesting and unique photgraphs. (John Enman photo)
Country and western singer Gordie West is putting together the entertainment lineup for the drive-in June 14, 2020, ‘Pancakes and Cowboy Church’ at the fairgrounds parking lot in Barriere. (Jill Hayward photo)

Fall Fair group and Barriere Lions Club teaming up for ‘Pancakes & Cowboy Church’

Due to COVID-19 social distancing regulations numerous community events have had to…

Country and western singer Gordie West is putting together the entertainment lineup for the drive-in June 14, 2020, ‘Pancakes and Cowboy Church’ at the fairgrounds parking lot in Barriere. (Jill Hayward photo)
Turtles sunny themselves in a pond near Pritchard, B.C. (John Enman photo)

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A good day to wander with my camera

  • May 21, 2020
Turtles sunny themselves in a pond near Pritchard, B.C. (John Enman photo)
Spring high water. (John Enman photo)

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These are strange times

  • May 14, 2020
Spring high water. (John Enman photo)
Chase Creek as it travels under the highway. (Jo McAvany photo)

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It is good to do photography with another photographer

  • May 7, 2020
Chase Creek as it travels under the highway. (Jo McAvany photo)