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…

Backwater Photography Project

Since moving to Peterborough, Ontario 13 years ago, I’ve for some reason always been fascinated by the back alleys in the downtown core. There’s something mysterious about how they’re built and how they show a whole different side of Peterborough that many people may not even be aware of. Most of these alleys are only…

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…

A Bunch of Kodak Film

While on vacation at a family reunion last weekend, the local gas station had a shelf of Kodak film, along with some blank cassette tapes and some 8mm movie tapes. I had noticed the price on the film had been reduced several times. I went back the next day and inquired about it. The lady…