Dianne Mccarthy




🇨🇦 Canada


With us

2 years

With a graphic design and commercial printing background, I’ve always enjoyed photography as a point and shoot hobby. The pandemic provided a timely opportunity to develop my skills through iPhone Photography School’s online courses. Today I prefer capturing and creating images with my iPhone 12.

Winning photos

Amazing sunset sky following the cancellation of a rare, Tornado Warning for much of central Ontario, Canada on June 13, 2024.

82nd Collection

Strong contrast, depth of field and an unusual perspective all contributed to a powerful black and white image of local logging work.

81st Collection

Year after year, the Muskoka/Adirondack type chair with its simple shape and classic design is a memorable image of summer. Come sit a spell.

81st Collection

This is an heirloom Sensation Lilac known for single purple flowers with white borders. It’s been part of the Canadian landscape for generations.

81st Collection

Georgian Bay is located entirely within the borders of Ontario, Canada and known for deep blue waters, west winds, white pines and long sand beaches. Year round, it’s a favourite location to photograph.

80th Collection

“When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls!”

by Ted Grant one of Canada’s greatest post-war photojournalists.

79th Collection

I liked the calming effects of muted colours which give viewers the chance to slowly take in everything within the photograph and appreciate all of its details.

79th Collection

“As the pastel colours take over the sky, there is something that brings out joy and peace to the body and soul.”

by Suvarna Arora

77th Collection

“In the bleak mid-winter / Frosty wind made moan / Earth stood hard as iron / Water like a stone / Snow had fallen, snow on snow / In the bleak mid-winter / Long ago.” ❄️

by Christina Rossetti published 1872

77th Collection

One of the very rare days of sun in Ontario (Canada) this winter, I liked the golden, heavy sky, the silvery smooth foreground and the curls of the iron boat sculptures.

76th Collection

“Autumn... the year’s last, loveliest smile.”

by William Cullen Bryant 🍁

75th Collection

“It was a beautiful, bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” 🍁

by Diana Gabaldon

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“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves.” 🍁🍂
by Virginia Woolf

74th Collection

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love - that makes life and nature harmonize.” 🍂🍁
by George Eliot

74th Collection

This water tower is located in Washago (from Ojibway meaning a place of ‘clear and sparkling water’). Once used by the railroad it is the 1st stop northwest of Toronto for Via Rails’s CANADIAN.

73rd Collection

“At sunrise the blue sky paints herself with gold colours and joyfully dances to the music of a morning breeze.”
by Debasish Mridha

73rd Collection

I love the sunrise, as I am definitely a morning person! It’s a great time to get up and have a coffee on the dock before the world wakes up.

73rd Collection

The Canadian Shield is a huge rock formation stretching from Labrador to the Arctic covering parts of 5 provinces and the Northwest Territories. This is a scenic view facing west towards Port
Carling (Ontario) from the Huckleberry Rock Cut. 🇨🇦

71st Collection

“A bud is a flower-to-be. A flower in waiting. Waiting for just the right warmth and care to open up. It’s a little fist of love waiting to unfold and be seen by the world. And that’s you.”
by Christopher Paul Curtis

69th Collection

“Like the ivy, life is a composite of strengths, weaknesses, endurance, compassion and love.”
by Lu Cile Ivey from Ivy on the Wall

69th Collection