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…

2018 Santa Claus Parade

I’ve finally found time over the holidays to process the backlog of film in my fridge. Below are some photos from the Omemee Santa Claus parade back in early December. This year, both boys decided to go with the scouts, whereas in previous years they went with the school and daycare. Camera: Voigtlander Bessa R3M…

Hogs Back Falls

Hogs Back Falls is a place that I’ve been eyeing up for sometime now, but for whatever reason I could never make it there. This time, I was determined to go and check it out. Upon arriving in Ottawa, I hopped on my bike and pedaled the 45 minutes or so along the Rideau Canal…

Perth for Lunch

Back in mid-August, I spent a couple days in Ottawa freeloading off my brother who was there for a conference (more on that in a later post). On the way to Ottawa, I stopped in downtown Perth for some lunch at a Mexican restaurant on the river. I spent a little bit of time walking…

First Day of School

Growing up, I never once remember having my photo taken on the first day of school. My parents always left that up to the pros during picture day later into the school calendar. Look on the socials the other day, and it is nothing but back to school photos. I’m not a fan of posting…

Haroldtown Conservation Area

A couple weeks back, I was on vacation while the rest of the family was either at work or daycare, so I thought I’d visit Haroldtown Conservation Area for some mountain biking and hiking to test out a new camera. After going over the handlebars on a steep rocky section of trail, I decided to…

Portrait of Keith

Taking portraits of people is something I’ve always wanted to get into but have personal issues with. What if I ask someone and they refuse or give a funny look and walk away? What happens if I mess up a shot and make them look different from what they (or I) expected? With one sheet…