Algonquin Provincial Park

Early last week, I was in Algonquin Park for 3 days at a work meeting. Not having much free time to explore with a camera, I was forced to get up before dawn and head out. I walked the first part of the Beaver Trail Pond with a flashlight because I couldn’t see a thing.…

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…

2017 Summer Vacation

For the second year running, we’ve rented a cottage with 3 other families. Last year, people said we were crazy, but it worked out so well we decided to do it again this year. The 16 of us got a monster 7 bedroom cottage on Esson Lake, just south of Haliburton for 7 days in…

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…

Two Local Mills

Back in mid-July, my good friend Paul came up for a visit and we spent the day out shooting. One of the first spots we hit was Hope Mill, then Lang Grist Mill, both on the Indian River. I was shooting 35mm film, medium format film, and a couple sheets on the 4×5 too. The…