Monthly Archives: January 2012

Trees in Fog

I took this photo a while ago when I was living beside Lake Ontario and fog was a  fairly common occurrence.  I love the effect that fog has on the simplest of scenes- for me, it creates a sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Urban Toronto

Dawn Flight

A few years ago, I lived very close to the shores of Lake Ontario in the west end of Toronto.  I would get up every morning before dawn to see the sunrise.  It was this experience that rekindled my long … Continue reading

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Boys on Ice

Hockey is deeply ingrained in the Canadian psyche.  However, this has been an uncharacteristically warm winter in Toronto and fog, combined with warm rainy weather, creates very poor ice conditions.  These two youngsters don’t seem to be letting a patch … Continue reading

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Cloudy Night

Night photography can be challenging. However, a tripod and a little bit of patience can yield very interesting shots.  This was taken on the shores of Lake Ontario in the west end of Toronto.

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Serenity

  Most people view cemeteries as depressing places to visit, with good reason.  However, they are very serene and offer numerous opportunities for photographers. Respect is paramount.  Labouring under the assumption that I will end up in a place like … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Urban Toronto

Sunrise

Photography has taught me a new appreciation for the beginning of each day.  Sunrise and Sunset are known as the “Golden Hours” by landscape photographers for good reason.  Photography also provides me with additional motivation to start each day; always … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night..

  Whenever I see a dramatic sky over water, in this case Lake Ontario, I think of the old verse: Red sky at night-sailors delight; Red sky in the morning- sailor take warning.  I’m not sure of either the origin … Continue reading

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Swans in Fog

It’s early January 2011 and the cold weather has arrived in Toronto with a vengeance.  Today’s high was about -16 C without the wind chill.  The cold air  generates a thick fog over  the warmer water of Lake Ontario  which … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Urban Toronto, Wildlife

New Year Swim

 Recently, I went for an early morning stroll beside Lake Ontario in the west end of Toronto.  I used to live in the area with a dear friend and have many fond memories of South Etobicoke.  When I saw the … Continue reading

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