First Day of School

With my roll film supply running out and a dead battery in the digital camera, I was left with either doing first day of school pictures on my phone or my Crown Graphic 4×5 camera. I chose the latter. I loaded up my film holders with sheets of Bergger Pancro 400 which I got for…

2019 Summer Vacation

For the 4th consecutive year we’ve rented a cottage with 3 other families. What started out as The Crazy Eight nearly 20 years ago has doubled in size to 16. That’s right. 16 people. 1 cottage. 1 week. Last year, we drove a long way out to Mont Tremblant in Quebec, but this year we…

Keith’s 40th Birthday Party

Way back at the end of June we celebrated my brother-in-law, and long time friend Keith turning 40. It was a low key afternoon at mini golf and batting cages followed by some backyard pool time. It was crazy hot out and I really didn’t feel like taking pictures, but I did anyways. Below are…

Summer 2019

On the long weekend of June 30 and July 1, (Canada Day), we spent a large portion of the day lounging around at both Rogers Cove and Beavermead Park beaches in Peterborough. It was one of those rare summer weekends when we had no plans and the weather was spot on. The kids brought sand…

New York City – iPhone Shots

Out of sheer convenience, I probably took as many photos with my phone as I did with my film cameras. I did consciously use my phone to take photos where my other cameras wouldn’t do, such as a panoramic or tricky lighting situations and simply because I wanted the ability to share my experiences instantly……

New York City on a Holga

I had originally planned to do three mini projects or a small series of photos using the Holga 120N while in New York City – 1) The Oculus; 2) The Brooklyn Bridge; 3) Subways in NYC. Due to the lack of light within the subway system, most of those shots didn’t really turn out. I…