Ice Fishing

Last Monday was Family Day and also free fishing weekend… meaning, no fishing licence was required for the whole weekend. I thought it would be a great opportunity to try out the ice fishing gear that’s just been collecting dust in my garage. I’ve only ever been ice fishing once and it just turned into an…

Family Day

Last Monday was Family Day and the weather outside was awesome, so we took advantage of it. We were feeling a bit lazy in the morning, so we just walked up to our little park down the street from our house. I took the opportunity to bring along my Pentax 6×7 and an expired roll of…

Blue Mountain

Last weekend we went up to visit family and friends in Collingwood, Ontario and spent a couple hours at the base of Blue Mountain. My wife, brother and I went night skiing there the night be and the conditions were quite sloppy. On Sunday we brought the kids up to see a ‘real’ ski hill and…

Toronto Film Shooters Meetup (Part 2) – Winter 2017

Soon after returning from this meetup I developed film shot with one camera and completely forgot about the roll I shot in my Olympus XA. I love vignette in a photo – the darkened area around the edges caused by the lens. The Olympus XA is known for having a lot of vignette, but because I…

Toronto Film Shooters Meetup – Winter 2017

This past Saturday I spent a couple hours in Toronto with the Toronto Film Shooters Group – which is a small group of dedicated film photographers in and around Toronto. We met up near the Roundhouse Park and walked along the Harbourfront before retiring at the Amsterdam Brewhouse for lunch. I’ve been neglecting my Pentax 6×7…

Millbrook Valley Trails

It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve been out shooting and a couple months since using my beloved Pentax 6×7 camera. So this past Sunday morning, I headed out early to Millbrook for a walk on the trails. This is a place I’ve been to dozens of times before, but for whatever reason, I’ve never…