Hutchings Road ICM

There is a wonderful little road close to where we live and it has the most breathtaking (swampy) area I’ve ever seen. Lots of wild flowers, reeds, tall grass and shrubbery fill about 3 acres of land on the side of the road. It’s a tough place to stop to make photographs, as there is a blind corner that you…

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Skyfire 01

At the end of my latest shooting session (click here for Tett House ICM 02), I stumbled upon creating some images of the bright sun through a heavily wooded area. When I used a slow shutter speed on my camera and a neutral density filter on my lens, I could move my camera every which way during the exposure…

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Tett House ICM 02

There is just so much to see and document walking around our property. The image that I created of the Mill (above) is one of my favourite Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) images I’ve ever created. I love the way it looks like a painting. I also love that I’m able to do this with my camera because I…

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September Resolutions

Everyone uses the New Year celebrations to make resolutions. For me, it has always felt like September was the best time to do that. With the kids going back to school, it’s a good time to reflect back on the summer it was and make some promises for the upcoming months. My summer this year was A LOT…

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The Victorian

The Victorian Luxury Suites & Full Service Salon is a newly renovated Victorian home in the heart of bustling Westport Ontario. It has five individual suites, all with ensuite washrooms and kitchenettes, some even have sofa beds and additional sleeping accommodations. There is also a Salon on site…

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Live Theatre: On Golden Pond

The Studio Theatre in Perth put on a performance of “On Golden Pond,” a play that gained much popularity in the early eighties when Katharine  Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda brought it to life on the big screen. Dana played “Chelsea,” the character Jane Fonda played in the movie. Live theatre…

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Live Concert: Wintersleep

Wintersleep is one of my favourite bands to see perform live. Ever since my friends Dave and Mark introduced me to their (at that time) upcoming album Welcome to the Night Sky, I was hooked. Their songs strike a cord with me that is hard to describe. They’re melodic but easy to rock out to. Their sound is…

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Live Concert: Hollerado

If anyone was going to whip the crowd into a frenzy, it would be hometown boys Hollerado. It was a good thing too because the crowd had grown exponentially, I think because most of the day’s races were now complete. The beachballs even made an appearance during their set…

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Live Concert: Fast Romantics

The Fast Romantics were next up on the bill, an indie-rock band from Toronto, Ontario. Playing a handful of songs off their 2017 album “American Love,” the band got some major love from the rain-drenched crowd. Having only previously heard “Why We Fight” off of American Love, I was expecting a real…

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