Norwood Fair 2017

The Norwood Fair.

Always the same. Always a little bit different. Always fun. Always worth the drive. This year was no different. And the light was so beautiful that I got way too many great photos.

So rather then post a few, here’s a whole bunch to feast on during this harvest season.

Jim and Pete (Norwood Fair)

close up image of heavy horse harness, martingaleThe Norwood Fair. One of my favourite weekends. I love everything about it. The fairway, the rides, the craft barn, the greasy food, donuts, apples, all of it. But mostly I love the horses. Read more “Jim and Pete (Norwood Fair)”

Non-storms and Surprise Fairs (And Call for Photographers)

image of sunsetLast Saturday it threatened to storm all day. Big clouds, dropping temperatures. In the evening gusts of wind started to whip through town.

I jumped in the car hoping to catch something spectacular, but as I topped the hill near the university I saw one brief flash of sheet lighting and then the clouds parted. The sky cleared and the sun turned bright yellow and stained the sky with peaches and oranges. Read more “Non-storms and Surprise Fairs (And Call for Photographers)”

Norwood Fair

I love the Norwood Fair. Everything about it. Especially the horse pulls:  the power, the strength, the big handsome horses.

This guy was pretty happy, hangin’ by his trailer with his team-mate. He was very curious about my camera. Kept looking right into the lens. Very photogenic.

And look at that sky. What a beautiful day.