Autofest 2012

I’m the first to admit I’m not a car guy in the traditional sense. I don’t have an in-depth knowledge or passion for motoring. I do however, appreciate the aesthetic side of cars and the amount of time and effort it takes to create these works of art. Most auto shows that I’ve been to…

Photo of the Week: Week 34

This weeks shot was taken at Autofest 2012 in Oshawa, Ontario. There were hundreds of classic cars on display and endless number of photo opportunities. There would have been more if I didn’t have to chase after my 3 year old son as he started throwing sticks and rocks in the air. The shots I…

Words on Paper

I’ve had my fast, 50mm prime lens attached to the camera for some time now and am still blown away by the ability to grab just a sliver focus. I’ve seen this style of photo done before and think it looks pretty neat – especially when the words can evoke some sort of emotion. Not…

Say What…? #17

Patrick: “Daddy, I’m so proud of you.” Me: “What?! Why?” Patrick: “Because you come get me [from school].”  – Patrick (2012) Ummm… yes. What did you expect me to leave you there? Whatever makes you smile I guess.

Say What…? #16

Patrick: “Daddy, don’t eat anymore.” Me: “Why?” Patrick: “You need me to eat it.”  – Patrick (2012) We were at the zoo having a bite to eat at the snack bar when he came up with this little quip.

Moving Up

Finally. The Collins family has stepped into the 21st century… albeit a little late. That’s right, we finally got high speed internet at home. Why is this such a big deal you ask? Since we live outside city limits, we don’t get high speed fibre optics, or television cable, and barely get two bars reception…