Voigtlander Bessamatic – First Thoughts

A couple months back a work colleague was cleaning out their home and came across this camera. Knowing that I have an interest in old cameras they agreed to let me borrow it for a bit. This SLR camera has a selenium meter that still works and the focus and aperture rings are nice and…

Rising Waters

Yesterday I went for a walk along the Otonabee River in Peterborough during my lunch break. From my office window overlooking the river I could see that the water levels were quite high due to the cold weather and constant rain we’ve been getting lately. Below are a couple phone shots edited in the Snapseed…

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…

Camera Portraits

To say that I’ve been in a bit of a creative funk lately is an understatement. I’ve stopped using Facebook, and haven’t posted anything to Twitter or Instagram in about a month. I still view posts on Instagram and Twitter though, but haven’t engaged in a while. Not sure if it’s the weather or what,…

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…