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.…

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…

A Couple More Shots From Ottawa

I had totally forgot that I broke out the Olympus XA to shoot some photos the last day in our recent Ottawa vacation. It wasn’t until I developed the film, that it all came back to me. The joys of shooting film I guess. Below are some shots from in and around Parliament Hill.

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…

Ottawa 2017

This past week, my oldest son and I spent 3 days in Ottawa. This was a trip we’ve been planning for several months and there was no real reason to go there, other than a vacation. We packed up and left home at 9am on Sunday and pulled into the National War Museum just before…

Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Photographing cemeteries fascinates me. On one hand they are a quiet place to take some pictures or try out a new camera or piece of gear, and on the other hand there’s the sheer beauty of them. I have an ongoing project to photograph some of the relics left behind to commemorate someones life. The objects left behind…

Toronto Film Shooters Meetup – Spring 2017

This past Saturday my friend Paul and I attended the Toronto Film Shooters Meetup. This is a group of dedicated film photographers that meet every 3 months of so to do a photo walk in the Toronto area. I had brought along my Fed 3a and a Kodak Instamatic X15 camera, both loaded with Ilford HP5 Plus…