Ice Skating on New Years Day

This year, we stayed at my brother’s house over New Years and they had rented some ice time at a local arena. My kids aren’t strong skaters so we were happy when a friend brought some ice skate trainers and the arena had some too.  Camera: Nikon F100 Lens: Nikon 50mm f/1.8 Film: Ilford HP5…

Birthday Party

It must really suck having a birthday so close to Christmas… especially as a kid. Not because people we trying to combine presents, but because of peoples busy schedules. We had a party for our youngest at the local recreation centre on December 16th and only one person from his class was able to attend.…

Buckhorn Pumpkin Festival

A pumpkin festival post in January??? Yes. I have built up quite the backlog of film to develop and I’m starting to pick away at it now that I have some time. These were shot at the McLean Berry Farm back in October when we were selecting our pumpkins for Halloween. They had the usual…

2017 Family Christmas Tree

Christmas season is in full swing, so I thought I’d finally get around to sharing some photos from our yearly adventure of cutting down our family tree. For the past couple of years, we’ve been getting our tree from Barrett’s Christmas Tree Farm just north of Port Hope. Not only do they have a wide assortment of…

Three and a Half Years Later

This will be my first non-photography related post in a number of years. In the spring of 2014, a portion our basement flooded. It was fully carpeted with built-in bookcases, cabinets and benches. Water started pouring in through a crack in the wall and I couldn’t leave it for more than a couple hours without…

Family Reunion 2017

Well over a month ago, we spent the weekend at Isaiah Tubbs Resort in Prince Edward County for my wife’s family reunion. The weather was perfect and we spent the day lounging by the beach and watching the kids play in the water. I was testing out my new (to me) Nikkormat FTn and just…