Category Archives: Hobbies

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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More Monochrome – Toronto’s Spadina Avenue

Another photograph featured on the Popular Photography website, this time of Toronto’s vibrant Spadina Avenue. And it was taken, once again, with an ancient camera. Continue reading

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Black and White, Silver and Gold

Some long-lost memories from deep in the recessed of the basement bathroom drawers. Continue reading

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