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…

Capitol Reef National Park

Day 3 After a stunning 3.5 hour drive from Zion National Park, we finally made it to Torrey, Utah – our home base for exploring Capitol Reef National Park. We quickly tossed our luggage in the motel room and went right to the park as the light was fading rather quickly. We quickly checked out…

Zion National Park

Back in the early spring, my wife and I decided to go on a vacation… without the kids. Sort of a 13th wedding anniversary present to ourselves. There was much debate on where to go within our budget. Everywhere from Europe to the Caribbean was on the table. We wanted to go somewhere and actually…

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…

Toronto Walkabout

Two weeks ago I was in Toronto taking a course for work. I was staying right downtown and was able to get out for a quick photo walk with my Yashica MAT-124 and a roll of Ilford HP5 Plus 400. I was pretty happy with how most of the shots came out. Camera: Yashica MAT-124…

Beavermead Park and the Trent Severn Waterway

I almost forgot about this roll of film. It’s been close to two months since I took these photos. There’s something magical about looking at photos for the very first time long after you forgot they even existed. Too often we view and share images immediately after making an exposure. We see the images on…