Canadian Canoe Museum

It had recently occured to me that I haven’t used my digital camera since April because I’ve been shooting everything on film. Last week our camera club met at the Canadian Canoe Museum, a very poorly lit building for an evening of shooting. Most members brought tripods, but I opted to shoot handheld and just…

A Weekend Around Town

Last weekend, my wife was in Bancroft visiting family, leaving me with with boys. After lazing around the house Saturday morning, we headed to the Peterborough Zoo and playground to burn off some steam. Following lunch we had to apparently burn off more steam, so we headed to Jackson Park and spend time exploring the…

B-17G Flying Fortress

Way back in July, the Peterborough Airport held a “Flying Fortress Week” where a variety of vintage military aircraft was on display to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Although I couldn’t make it to any of the events, our camera club invited to attend one evening and photograph the B-17G Flying Fortress. There was a lot…

Classics at the Barn… Again

Shooting classic cars at the barn has always been fun and a good place to go shoot during the summer… plus, it’s just up the street from my place, making it super convenient. Last Thursday, our planned camera club outing was cancelled last minute, so we ended up at the barn, and as usual, it…

Gardens Plus

At the beginning of July, our camera club visited a local garden store called Gardens Plus. The owners were gracious enough to let about 20 photographers walk about the property with tripods and gear to try and capture some interesting photos. I saw this as a perfect opportunity to get out with the Crown Graphic…

Trent University

Back in June when my friend Paul was visiting, we spent an hour or so up at Trent University doing some more photography. Trent is a favourite go-to spot of mine to get out shooting and test new cameras… especially in the evenings during the summer when it feels like a ghost town. The architecture…