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Photowalk in Toronto with Spencer Wynn

December 1, 2020

Toronto . . . the biggest and most-diverse city in Canada, has also felt the effects of the world pandemic. I had a recent opportunity to spend a half-day in the city with ex FujiX photographer Spencer Wynn. We visited several areas, starting at dawn around the Humber River, progressing to the normally eclectic Kensington … Read more

What is landscape photography?

July 8, 2020

Here is the sixth and final quote in my new weekly series and the answer to the question . . . “What is landscape photography?” Ansel Easton Adams was a landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West. He helped found Group f/64, an association of photographers advocating “pure” photography … Read more

“Your First 10,000 Photographs are Your Worst”

June 10, 2020

Here is the second quote in my new weekly series of six and the answer to the question “How many photographs must I make before I make them interesting?” Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French humanist photographer, considered a master of photography and an early user of 35 mm film. He pioneered the genre of street … Read more

“The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words” . . . Elliott Erwitt

May 27, 2020

Elliott Erwitt is a French-born photographer who is known for his uncanny ability to capture the humour and irony of everyday life. The recent proliferation of photos in social media during this pandemic has compelled me to start a project consisting of a series of blogposts, each one with a quote made famous by a … Read more

My faves of 2019 and moving into 2020!

January 5, 2020

I spent 3 weeks developing this selection; it was very challenging! I chose them for a variety of reasons . . . the colour . . . something new . . . maybe glamorous . . . maybe thought-provoking . . . WHATEVER!

BRLA Summer Sounds 2018

July 9, 2018

On Saturday, July 7th, I attended this year’s version of Summer Sounds, put on by the Big Rideau Lake Association.  This is an annual event held on Cow Island on Big Rideau Lake. You get there by swimming or boat of some sort.  People came on canoes, kayaks, runabouts, pontoons and others.  I didn’t see … Read more

Where in the World Has My Lens Been?

June 15, 2018

I have been asked many times about where I have travelled to in pursuit of my photographic prowess. I had not given this much thought, until I recently came upon Kate McCulley’s website.

“Take Pictures to Make Memories”

June 14, 2018

This video featured renowned Fujifilm X-Photographer Kevin Mullins, a documentary, wedding and street photographer based in the UK.

Local Grapes at the Schuermann Vineyard & Winery

June 9, 2018

I always enjoy visiting local establishments, especially when they involve fruit like grapes!