Category Archives: Hobbies

Cuban heat in downtown Toronto

Cuban musicians Adonis Puentes and Pancho Amat visit downtown Toronto, and warm things up a bit. Continue reading

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DEDPXL recap

A recap of my experiences with the DEDPXL photographic community’s assignments, over the past eight months, and looking ahead to the adjudication of the final one. Continue reading

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Non-science: Concert Photography in Downtown Toronto

I seem to be morphing, at least part of the time, into a concert photographer. Toronto singer-songwriter Kai tears the roof off. Let me explain. Over the past few years, I’ve occasionally headed down to the financial district to catch … Continue reading

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Marooned on the Island

Saturday of the 2014 Honda Indy Toronto race weekend – a wet and soggy affair indeed. Continue reading

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Perfect Purple – or, how a prompt word (or two) can help

Sometimes all it takes to kick-start your creativity is a carefully deployed prompt. Continue reading

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Lines. Lines. Lines.

I jump into the first DEDPXL photographic assignment, and find lines everywhere. Lines. Lines. Lines. Continue reading

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Snapped and Snatched

I lose my camera, photograph the evidence with film, and eventually get it back again. It wasn’t as dramatic as it sounds. Continue reading

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A few weeks in May (condensed version)

A somewhat disorganized recap of recent events – with pictures, of course. Continue reading

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My old new little friend – the Voigtländer VF-101

I take a recent Ebay purchase for a spin – an early-1970’s rangefinder camera. Continue reading

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Strange history, and thoughts of trying times

I go exploring the cemeteries of long-gone pioneer villages, and think about the hard life that was not so very long ago. Continue reading

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