Elmhirst’s Resort

Before Christmas, I was at a retreat for work at Elmhirst’s Resort on the north shore of Rice Lake. I woke up early and took a cold walk around the east side of the property. The early morning light was awesome. Below are a couple of shots from the morning. Camera: Olympus XA Lens: Olympus…

Santa Claus Parades

Yes. You read that title correctly. This is a post about Santa Claus parades in February. I’ve been saving up rolls of colour film, so I could process them all at once. For the past couple years, we’ve been avoiding the large Peterborough Santa Claus parade and opting for smaller town parades such as Keene,…

Orchid

I haven’t done much photography over the past month. Finding it difficult if get out and shoot, especially with the weather and the fact that still gets dark early. So yesterday I set up an orchid in the basement and some artificial lights and shot some 4×5 sheets. I’m not overly happy with how these…

Remembrance Day

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m finally developing a backlog of film, so that’s why you’re seeing a Remembrance Day post in January. This was the first ceremony I’ve been to in a very long time. Our old was carrying the a flag in the local parade (photo #4 below) on behalf of…

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…

Historic Railway Bridge

I recently saw a photo of this old stone culvert on Instagram. It’s located just south of Millbrook in the Millbrook Valley Trails. From what I can find on the Internet, there used to be a large wooden trestle spanning this part of Baxter Creek. Eventually, this stone culvert was built in the 1860s and…