Originally from Northern England, Alan Norsworthy has been a photographer since the late 1960's.
He moved to Canada in 1973 and has made Guelph Ontario his home for the last 24 years.
" I remember visiting the CN Tower in the early 70's and the guide said that as far as you could see in any direction is the best farmland in Canada. That comment echoes down the years as I watch subdivisions eat up the landscape."
The area around Guelph offers up a plethora of rural images which Alan captures with his artistic vision. His work covers everything from macro photographs of flowers, sweeping landscapes, historic buildings and old abandoned farms in both colour and Black and White.
"This is where I find my inspiration, I have a need to show people the beauty I see as I walk the woods and fields of Southern Ontario"
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Originally uploaded by Alan Norsworthy
This weekend we decided to visit a local conservation area. However they are not run by photographers or they would open earlier than 8:30am !
So to pass the time we parked at the other end of the reservoir and wandered around exploring this new location.
Having no destination in mind allows the creative juices to flow, some paths taken, some ignored depending on what the eye see's and the mind interprets. A set of rails demanded to be explored. I took the shot my companion looked down the lines, a little disappointed at what he saw.
Usually we think alike, this time we didn't, maybe it was the cold wind that hit us as we left the lee of the tree's .....
Whatever the reason, it matters not because we were out for a "wander"
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. ~Anatole France