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Location: Taken last winter, near dusk in the Historical Quarry Park at Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada.

Situated near the edge of town, the current site landscape reflects the effects of almost one hundred years of quarrying activity at that location. Today the visitor can view the remnants of exposed limestone ledges, butte formations, excavations and a quarry pond. Dominating the landscape are three massive “draw” kilns, as well as the ruins of early “pot” kilns used in the limestone burning process. Developers have facilitated interpretation at the quarry through the use of pathways, outdoor signage, and a small amphitheatre for the presentation of interpretive talks and shows.The Stonewall Quarry Park has been maintained as a natural area on the edge of town and provides picnic facilities and walking trails for visitors and residents alike.

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 55mm Lens, Aperture exp 5.6, Shutter speed 1/160, ISO 100

HDR enhanced….Hand held…. blending five exposures…. 2,1,0,-1,-2 using Photomatix HDR software

A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 5 years ago

    Looks stunning Larry…..great capture !!

  • Hi Sean
    I appreciate your kind remarks,
    with thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineabout 5 years ago

    Very nice – interesting photo, interesting story!

  • Hi Mary
    Thanks for your kind comments,
    much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot, Larry. Fantastic colours! And a great write up, too. It’s nice to see the area being preserved and put to good use. I wouldn’t mind having a little wander round there myself…

  • Hi Mike
    I appreriate you most kind remarks
    Thanks ever so much.

    – Larry Trupp

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...about 5 years ago

    Oh Larry this is just stunning! The colors are just beautiful and the composition is perfect an instant fave dear friend. :>)) Leslie

  • Hi Leslie
    Thanks for the fave
    Ans your special comments,Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture Larry!! The blue reflection off the snow is so gorgeous!! And this is so beautifully composed!! Well done my friend!!

  • Hi Blair.Thanks for the fave
    And your special comments
    Always much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaabout 5 years ago

    Wow! Love that HDR work to bring out the colours like this!

  • Thanks Al
    Always appreciate your special comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 5 years ago

    Amazing work Larry

  • Hi Shulie
    Always appreciate your kind remarks, thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisabout 5 years ago

    Stunning capture, Larry!

  • Thanks Barbara
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 5 years ago

    FABULOUS!!!!!!!

  • Thanks Dawn
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful blues!!! :D

  • Thanks Cee
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

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