Monthly Archives: April 2012

Goldfinches

I recently became interested in bird photography. There are a number of goldfinches in my area and I shot these photos in my backyard.  I have discovered that birds are not easy to photograph-they are small, quick and very timid.  … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Toronto, Wildlife

Sunsets

As a photographer, there are few things more enjoyable for me than setting up my gear and getting ready to shoot sunsets.  These are two of my favourites-one of the Toronto skyline shot from Toronto Islands and the other shot … Continue reading

Posted in Rural Ontario, Sunsets, Urban Toronto

Feathered Friends

  Now that spring is here, I’ve noticed a marked increase in the variety of birds in and around my back yard.  I am slowly learning to recognize them by their different songs and appearance.  Most are extremely shy and … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Toronto, Wildlife

Playoffs

Hockey is Canada’s game.  Every spring, the playoffs bring together young and old alike to cheer on their favourite team and to live vicariously through their heroes.  My sons and I certainly do.  I’m a Leafs fan so every year … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Urban Toronto

Dawn over Port Credit

Getting up to photograph the dawn sky is an exhilarating experience.  I took these shots last year in Port Credit just before and after the sun rose.  Even though I need at least 3 cups of coffee to get going, … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Toronto

Backyard Buddies

I was having a coffee in the back yard and spotted a few familiar neighbours.  They both seemed to be very interested in what I was doing-which was just watching them watch me.

Posted in Urban Toronto, Wildlife

Best Friends

I love dogs. All dogs.  While I prefer larger dogs, I never cease to be amazed at how much love these amazing animals continually demonstrate.  Studies have shown that proximity to dogs helps reduce stress and anxiety–to say nothing of … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Urban Toronto

Different Solitudes

Trying to find a place in Canada’s largest city to be alone with just one’s thoughts can be a challenge.  While almost impossible to find a spot downtown, there are numerous parks scattered throughout the GTA where solitude can be … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Forests, Urban Toronto