Helicopter Fish Stocking – Part 2

As if I would go helicopter stocking and not bring a film camera. Wasn’t sure I’d actually have time to use it, but near the end of the day, I managed to run a roll of Kodak Portra 160 through the Pentax 6×7. Below are a couple shots that turned out. Camera: Pentax 6×7 Lens:…

Helicopter Fish Stocking – Part 1

Two weeks ago I got to take part in some helicopter fish stocking for work. I was asked to spend the day capturing some photos and videos of our staff at work. It’s very rare that my hobby and work collide into a day of riding around in helicopters. We were lucky enough to be…

Kiwanis Heydenshore Park in Whitby

Following a trip to the Open Doors event at the Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility, we took the kids down to the lake shore in Whitby to play in the park and on the beach. The light was flat and dull and there was no wind making the calm lake and sky blend into each other. Below…

Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility

The weekend before last was Open Doors – where communities and businesses allow the public special access to usually off-limits spots. I wasn’t too impressed by the options in Peterborough this year, so when my sister-in-law suggested we go to the event at the Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility, I was all over it. It was…

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…