Monthly Archives: December 2009

Looking Forward


There’s a brand new year around the corner. I never make resolutions and I resolve not to break that rule this coming year. If I were forced to list three action-ables for the coming year, they’d be: 1. start working … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday – Waterworks


Here’s my photo for the last Skywatch Friday of the year. It’s opff one of the buildings at the Waterworks at the east end of Toronto’s east beaches. I’ll probably post one last photo for the year later so I’ll … Continue reading

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The Rocks by the Lake


Here’s a photo of a pier jutting out into Lake Ontario. I like how the light reflects off the wet rocks. Boy it was cold that day. Tonight (new year’s eve) I’m thinking to head down to city hall to … Continue reading

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The Door


I posted a black and white version of this door previously. It was a straight on perspective. I like colour in this one, although it works equally as well as a b & w. Hope you like it too.

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How to Take Great Pictures with Your Digital Camera


Kathy Wilson, who writes for Ontario Photography Colleges, contacted me asking if she could write a short photography related article for my blog. And here it is. Thanks Kathy. We love the word “instant” these days – it makes life … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is a new back wheel


Saw this bike on my way home from my Christmas day outing and had to take a photo. I hope the poor owner wasn’t waking up to this on Christmas morning.

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Schoolyard Trees


Here’s another photo from yesterday’s short outing. I stopped by Birchmount Collegiate (local high school closed for the Christmas break) and photographed the trees at the south end of the school. I took the tree exposure and blended them into … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Walk


I snapped this photo from a low hilltop at Ashbridge’s Bay in Toronto’s east beaches. I was surprised at the number of folks out for a Christmas day stroll like myself.

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Underground


Here a photo of the entrance to an underground parking garage. I was attarcked to this shot because of the lighting, and in post processing chose to accentuate it by leaving it in colour. Hope you like it. It’s -16C … Continue reading

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Old City Hall


It’s not often you get the opportunity to stand in the middle of Bay St. and take a photo of our old city hall. On this night they happened to be setting up for a movie shoot and had closed … Continue reading

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