Through the Trees

We had a campfire the week before last and tossed on a bunch of wet/green wood which filled our yard with smoke. In an effort to move away from the giant plumes and catch a breathe of fresh air, I saw the smoke catching sunlight coming through the trees and my lovely wife was in…

Canoeing on Little Lake

Itching to get outside, my youngest son an I went for a quick paddle on Little Lake in Peterborough. The water levels were so low at some points we actually got stuck and had to step out of the canoe and drag it to deeper waters. Needless to say I had some wet feet by…

Little Lake Cemetery

I feel like it’s been raining around here non-stop for the past 2 weeks. Last Sunday morning there was a break in the rain, and I made the last minute decision to go out and take some photos. I hadn’t gone to Little Lake Cemetery in a while so I headed there and shot a…

Lubitel 2 – First Thoughts

Lately, I’ve been having this love for older Soviet era cameras. One of my first film cameras was a Kiev 88. I only got two photos out of it before it died a slow death and became completely unusable. I really enjoyed reading up on the history of these cameras and I eventually purchased a…

Long Sault Conservation Area

Itching to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, my oldest son and I met up with my brother and niece at Long Sault Conservation Area near Enniskillen, Ontario back in early March. I’ve passed this place many times before but had never given any thought to visiting until we were searching for a halfway point…

Beavermead Park

A last minute decision had our family heading towards Beavermead Park in Peterborough. The sun was shining, and temperatures were above freezing, so why not get out and go for a walk. Beavermead Park has been a family favourite for years. It seems to have everything from a playground, hiking, swimming and canoeing/kayaking perspective. I…

Emily Provincial Park

Emily Provincial Park is, in my opinion, one of Ontario’s great parks. Sure, there’s no epic landscapes, pristine waterbodies or challenging hiking trails, but it was the only provincial park I’ve been to that had so many activities and things going on for the kids. We camped there a couple summers ago and they had…

Lomography Sprocket Rocket – First Thoughts

Several months ago now, I was looking for some simple toy cameras to play around with and found myself searching the Lomography website as they’re well known for their toy camera lineup. I originally purchased a La Sardina camera and at the time it was a big toss up between the two. I must have…

Lunch Time Walks

Lately, I’ve been trying to up my exercise game. We’ve been in lock down since Christmas, and I haven’t been able to go to the gym since before then. I’ve been doing daily workouts at home and forcing myself to go for daily walks around the hood to keep active and moving. Last week for…

Covid Captures #7

I can’t keep track of where we are in lockdowns and restrictions anymore. Half the time I don’t even know what day of the week it is and each day feels like a real-life Groundhog Day. Last April, I started taking photos of our family at home doing whatever we can to fend off the…