New York City on a Holga

I had originally planned to do three mini projects or a small series of photos using the Holga 120N while in New York City – 1) The Oculus; 2) The Brooklyn Bridge; 3) Subways in NYC. Due to the lack of light within the subway system, most of those shots didn’t really turn out. I…

New York City in Black and White

For this post, I wanted to explore our New York City trip in black and white. Personally, when I think of photography in NYC, black and white images come to mind. It’s such a colorful city, but the grit, architecture and people lend themselves really well to be photographed in black and white. While I…

Turning 40

A couple weeks ago I turned 40 years old. It’s kind of a weird feeling turning 40… and only because I vividly remember when my dad turned 40. I remember what we did for that party and who was there and some conversations that were had… and to be honest, it didn’t seem that long…

Yashica D – Second Thoughts

A couple years back I was given the opportunity to purchase a couple TLR cameras from a local photographer. My Yashica MAT-124 camera has been my most used camera and still continues to be, so I wasn’t really in the market for another TLR, but my good friend Paul was looking for an inexpensive way…

Helicopter Fish Stocking – Part 2

As if I would go helicopter stocking and not bring a film camera. Wasn’t sure I’d actually have time to use it, but near the end of the day, I managed to run a roll of Kodak Portra 160 through the Pentax 6×7. Below are a couple shots that turned out. Camera: Pentax 6×7 Lens:…

Niagara Falls

Our family has been going to Great Wolf Lodge just outside Niagara Falls, Ontario every year for the past 9 years… sometimes a couple times a year. Every year after our trip we drive by the Falls but never get out of the car despite promising to do so every single time. This year was…

Tommy Thompson Park

Last weekend, I finally got to photograph a spot I’d wanted to for a long time – Tommy Thompson Park, or as it’s better known as the Leslie Street Spit. This has been Toronto’s dumping ground for construction waste since the 1960’s. As such, the beaches are pretty much made up of eroded bricks, concrete…