Voigtlander Bessamatic – First Thoughts

A couple months back a work colleague was cleaning out their home and came across this camera. Knowing that I have an interest in old cameras they agreed to let me borrow it for a bit. This SLR camera has a selenium meter that still works and the focus and aperture rings are nice and…

Lock 25

I haven’t been to a camera club meeting since last November. Honestly, I thought I was done with the club but started thinking back to all the outings and how they actually got me out shooting – something I’ve been struggling with lately. Last night we went to Lock 25 on the Otonabee River between…

Rising Waters

Yesterday I went for a walk along the Otonabee River in Peterborough during my lunch break. From my office window overlooking the river I could see that the water levels were quite high due to the cold weather and constant rain we’ve been getting lately. Below are a couple phone shots edited in the Snapseed…

Niagara Falls

Our family has been going to Great Wolf Lodge just outside Niagara Falls, Ontario every year for the past 9 years… sometimes a couple times a year. Every year after our trip we drive by the Falls but never get out of the car despite promising to do so every single time. This year was…

In an Instant

Everyone loves being able to hold a photograph in their hands or see it in person and not on a screen. It’s even more awesome when you can see that photograph just minutes after taking it. I was late to the instant photo game. I missed the whole pack film craze and didn’t really care…

Camera Portraits

To say that I’ve been in a bit of a creative funk lately is an understatement. I’ve stopped using Facebook, and haven’t posted anything to Twitter or Instagram in about a month. I still view posts on Instagram and Twitter though, but haven’t engaged in a while. Not sure if it’s the weather or what,…