2018 Summer Vacation

This is my 700th blog post!!! Hooray! Anyways, I’m finally getting around to posting photos from our summer vacation. For the third year running, our family, (and three others), rented a cottage back in July. This year we decided to venture a bit further and found a 6 bedroom cottage on petite lac Long in…

A Day Outside

A couple weeks back we decided to get out of the house for the day. The boys were getting a bit stir crazy so we braved the heat and went for a hike on the trails at Trent University before going to the Riverview Park and Zoo. Below are a couple shots from the day.…

Portrait of Keith

Taking portraits of people is something I’ve always wanted to get into but have personal issues with. What if I ask someone and they refuse or give a funny look and walk away? What happens if I mess up a shot and make them look different from what they (or I) expected? With one sheet…

Afternoon by the Pool

Last weekend was great. It was hot out and we had no plans, so my brother invited us down to his place for a swim and BBQ. I thought it would be fun to shoot the Holga since I rarely do. The more I use that camera the more I enjoy it. It’s so ridiculously…

Beavermead Park and the Trent Severn Waterway

I almost forgot about this roll of film. It’s been close to two months since I took these photos. There’s something magical about looking at photos for the very first time long after you forgot they even existed. Too often we view and share images immediately after making an exposure. We see the images on…

Riverview Park and Zoo

Back at the end of March, we had some nice weather, so I took my kids to the local zoo in Peterborough. I brought along the Holga and a roll of Arista EDU Ultra 100. Below are some shots that I was pretty happy with. I’ve only had the Holga out a couple times, but…

Self-Portrait

I hate having my picture taken. It’s one of the main reasons I hide behind a camera. I’m also really shy about asking others if I can take their picture simply because people generally don’t like having their photo taken. This is something I’m trying to work on, but it’s difficult. Last fall, I purchased…