I went for a walk with a friend out at the Harold Town Conservation Area this week. I had never been to this beautiful park before. The view from the top of the first hill on the trail (above) is well worth the climb, especially at this colourful time of year. Read more “Big Skies, Little Critters”
I missed last week’s post. I’d taken these great shots in Hamilton during Dusk Dances shows. Read more “Late Post, Dusk Dances, Summer Waterside”
It’s been a busy few weeks and I’ve missed a couple of posts. Read more “Spring Cows and Buddha Dude”
If you don’t like spiders, don’t look. Read more “Baby Spiders and Stunning Lake”
It was ostensibly a birding weekend, but I don’t have lenses for wildlife photography. I did check out the birds, but my photos were much closer to the ground. Read more “Port Burwell”
The City of Peterborough has a long history. It’s one of Ontario’s older cities and once, as “The Electric City,” vied for the capital of the province.
It got its start as a logging town where lumber pulled in from north of the city would be milled and sent on its way.
Our waterway and liftlocks were originally intended to serve industry, but the development of the highways and trucking as the major means of transport shifted the focus. Now the Trent-Severn is a pleasure route, used by leisure craft and vacationers.
But the industrial boom and history of the town is evident in much of its architecture. From the Quaker Oats building and water tower… Read more “Small Industrial City”
Mamas and babies are all doing very well. Read more “Lamb Update, Eye Portrait, More Suburbs”
I went out to one of my favourite spots to check out the ice situation. Read more “Ice on the Lake and Sleeklens PS Workflow Test”
I bought myself a Christmas present. A new Sony A7. On the recommendation of my friend Matt O’Sullivan (if you’re on Facebook, you can see an excellent street photo gallery here), This photo, shot from the hip, is a tribute/thank-you to him for his recommendation and inspiration. Thanks, Matt. Read more “New Camera, Fog and Swinnerton”
Every city has a strip. At least one. Some cities have several. Peterborough has a couple. But Lansdowne Street is our main drag into town, or past town if you’re headed out to easterly cottages. Read more “Every City Has a Strip”