Category Archives: Flora and Fauna


It’s been a long, cold and dreary winter in Toronto.  I decided to visit Allan Gardens, an indoor conservatory which features numerous interesting and colourful plants.  As an added bonus, it’s also very warm….  

Posted in Flora and Fauna


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I love macro photography for 2 reasons: First, I love the artistic challenge of photographing the unseen beauty of nature.  Second, the process forces me to think outside the box and to realize how truly interconnected and beautiful life really … Continue reading

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Allan Gardens Conservatory is a historic landmark that lies in one of Toronto’s oldest parks.  The development of the gardens began with the donation of a five-acre parcel of land in 1858 by George Allan, a prominent local politician and cultural … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Toronto, Flora and Fauna

Conservatory Flowers

I went to the Centennial Park Conservatory to photograph some flowers. Unfortunately, I chose one of the hottest days of the year and it was more than 45C inside.  On the bright side-there was no one else there so I … Continue reading

Posted in Flora and Fauna, Macro Photography, Urban Toronto

Backyard Bounty

It’s easy for me to forget about what’s important in life.  Sometimes, I need to slow down and just observe the true beauty of nature.

Posted in Flora and Fauna, Urban Toronto, Wildlife


Toronto finally has some snow on the ground. I grabbed my gear and headed out to Etobicoke Creek to take some shots with my macro lens.  These berries caught my eye as the bright colours really stand out against the … Continue reading

Posted in Flora and Fauna, Urban Toronto