Friday, July 15, 2016

Love of Afterglow 愛晚霞

【Photo Inspiration】 《Love of Afterglow》
Text / Photography by Peter Bok
Photo equipment:
Nikon D300s with GP-1 GPS
Nikkor AF-S DX 17-55 mm f/2.8
iPhone 6s with 645 PRO App

Monday, July 4, 2016

Unforgettable Scene 難忘的場景

【Photo Inspiration】 《Unforgettable Scene》
Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Is a theater of nature
Sun moon stars are actors
Clouds are setting
This moment
The whole sky is tinted with cloudy hues
Sunset twilight is being staged

Friday, June 10, 2016

Kaleidoscopic View of Life 巧觀人生

【Photo Inspiration】
《Kaleidoscopic View of  Life》
- Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Crawling between somebody's legs is humiliating 
Prostrating grief shows deep mourning 
Wanna view heavens and earth differently 
Let's lie on dragon's terrace 
for a spectacular angle of seeing 

Sunday, June 5, 2016

First Glimmer of Life 人生的曙光

【Photo Inspiration】《First Glimmer of Life》
Adapted the melody of the verse《Song in the Midnight》
Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Morning clouds resemble a thick black yarn in the sky 
Onto the beach waves come after the retreating tide 
Above the serene lake 
Hundred of Birds are flying high 
Following a small boat 
A goose is doing her lonely glide 

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Passion of Father and Son 父子情

【Photo Inspiration】
《Passion of Father and Son》

Upon seeing them 
I fell deeply in retrospect 
Barely recollecting the loving moments 
I had had from my father 
Before the end of his life! 

Monday, May 23, 2016

Lust of Sunset Photography 夕陽攝影的慾愛

【Photo Inspiration】
《Lust of Sunset Photography》

I love to meet every piece of the familiar faces 
That photography is always the medium for our encounter! 

Monday, May 16, 2016

Daybreak Toronto Waterfront 多倫多湖濱初曉

【Photo Inspiration】《Daybreak Toronto Waterfront》
Adapted the melody of the verse《Memory for Jiangnan in Two Tunes》 Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Sky is like a satin in purple-red 
Warbling birds fly off their nest 
In colorful ripples 
White swan gently moves with the web 
Spinning through gentle waves 
Kayaks practice race for the best 
Let's strive with no rest 

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Maternal Love 春暉

【Photo Inspiration】《Maternal Love》
Adapted the melody of the verse《Moonlight in the Deep Courtyard》 Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Up on the sunny ridge 
I climb to the peak 
All the black white good and bad 
Are on my feet 
Without forgetting maternal love and her brilliant deed 
To get me a poetry book for my learning need* 

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Glimmer on the Cliff 懸崖晨曦

【Photo Inspiration】《Glimmer on the Cliff》
Adapted the melody of the verse《Southern Spring》
Text / Photography by Peter Bok

At six in the morning sky 
The moon is still hanging high 
To the steep cliff is surging tide 
Willows on the dike have flourishing twigs 
On the lake the morning sun rises 
Let bright red and gold threads 
Make this an embroidery skyline 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Afterglow Over Toronto Train Yard 多倫多火車厰上的餘暉

【Behind the Image】《Afterglow over Toronto Train Yard》At 7pm today, having a fine weather with thin and light clouds in the sky, I went to Canadian Pacific Railway Toronto Yard near Middlefield Road, Toronto and hoped to capture the beauty of the afterglow. I climbed up the ramp to the bridge over the train yard to get the higher and best position to compose the shot.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Spring In Rural 春郊裡

【Photo Inspiration】《Spring in Rural》
- Text / Photography by Peter Bok

Spring comes to a rural
With serene water and winding road
Teasel flutters over L'Amoraux
By the Rouge River cattail leans
I have snapped the scene

Adapted the melody of the verse
《Memory for Jiangnan》

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Time of Afterglow 晚霞時份

【Photo Inspiration】《Time of Afterglow》

Is a river
The passed flow
Will never return
Enjoy every moment
Of your life

Sunday, April 17, 2016

A Moment of Snap 瞬間快拍

【Photo Inspiration】
 《A Moment of Snap》


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Unbearable Cold in Early Spring 寒風難耐已初春

【Ontario Yours to Discover】 《Unbearable cold in early spring》: Today is sunny with wintry at 6°C but it feels like 0°C. A light snow occurred in the morning. My photo buddy John and I had an afternoon coffee before going for an hour walk at the nearby Toogood Pond in Toronto. This pond is located in the residential area in the community of Unionville.  An artificial pond, wooden bridge, winding trail and various plants have composed beautiful scenery that makes Toogood Pond a popular place for a walk and landscape photography.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Mandarin Ducks at Edwards Gardens 愛德華植物園的鴛鴦

【Ontario Yours to Discover】 《Mandarin ducks at Edwards Gardens》: This afternoon was cloudy and humid with temperature at 15°C. I am now at the Edwards Gardens, the home of botanical gardens in Toronto. All the beautiful flowers have not yet appeared but there are a few Mandarin ducks in the water for photography. The garden is quiet with a few visitors.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Revisiting Rotary Park in Ajax 重遊愛織詩市扶輪公園

【Ontario Yours to Discover】 《Revisiting the Rotary Park in Ajax》: This is a sunny afternoon. I am now enjoying an hour of stroll and photography at the Rotary Park in Ajax, just 30 km, 25 minutes drive east of Toronto. The park is beautiful with winding trail, historical bridges and waterfront scenes, good for landscape photography.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Reminiscing Durham Road 9 情牽九號公路

【Ontario Yours to Discover】《Reminiscing Durham Road 9》: I first visited Durham Road 9, also known as Ganaraska Road in 2011. In hundred years ago, it was one of the busiest highways in Central Ontario running from west to east in 50km to Rice Lake. It passed through many historic towns in Central Ontario but was gradually taken over by the Highway 401 as the main east-west highway.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Rouge Beach Trail 胭脂河灘徒步徑

【Ontario Yours to Discover】 《Rouge Beach Trail》: The northern coast of the Ontario Lake has cities built along the waterfront creating a very attractive lakescape and natural scenery that made these places popular and good for sight-seeing and photography. Durham West Waterfront Trail starts from Pickering east of Toronto, stretching along the waterfront all to Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Port Hope and further beyond the east.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Night view of Toronto Nathan Philips Square 多倫多彌敦菲獵廣場夜景

【Behind the Image】 "Night shots at the Toronto Nathan Philips Square": Owing to my illness and cold weather, I have not taken photographs in the past three weeks, but staying home as a "house-male". Temperature went up to 8°C last night. At 9, I went to Nathan Philips Square in front of the Toronto City Hall to take night photography. This is one of my first visits to the Square in Toronto back to twenty odd years ago when I settled in Toronto. I have not visited the Square in the last five years.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Happy Valentine 2016 情人節快樂

【Festive Greetings】
Happy Valentine & Lunar Birthday to everyone!

Monday, February 8, 2016

New Year' Greetings 2016 猴年偶戀

【New Year's Greetings】
《Love in the Year of Monkey》:
 Images & text by Peter Bok

Monkey is men's ancestor with history of longevity
Noble has high rank and emolument of nobility
Simply awaiting the coming of the beloved one
New year's lotus symbolizes good luck and fidelity
Lotus ripple displays natural elegance in your vicinity
Wishing all the world in peace with love affinity

Friday, January 1, 2016

1881 Heritage 文物1881

【Photo Journey】《Heritage 1881》In 2014, I returned to Hong Kong and visited the former Hong Kong Marine Police Headquarters which ceased its operation in 1996 and became the "Heritage 1881" in Tsim Sha Tsui. This new architectural complex retained the main building of the marine police headquarters, stable block, time ball tower, fire station and accommodation block. My last visit did not let me get a full view of the building complex because of the restricted opening to the public.