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An Adventure in Portugal

An Adventure in Portugal

OMG! Guys!! I am in Portugal. It was a mid summer suggestion from friends of mine to join them in their rental in Lisbon and now here I am! And all I can say is WOW. First its damn hot and second I AM IN LOVE. It’s so beautiful here and I’ve only explored a small...

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The Hunt for the Milky Way

The Hunt for the Milky Way

Another journey in experimenting with astrophotography takes my friend Nigel and me through Grey county up to the shores of Georgian Bay. Of course, we can’t ignore the goodies we find along the way. Like this abandoned home crushed by a neighbouring tree with a...

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Clearing Skies

Clearing Skies

I was on my way to the Toronto Islands for an event at work when I noticed the following scene in front of me.  Stormy looking days are alway epic in Toronto. I was lucky enough to catch this because soon after the clouds moved out and blue skies were the only...

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Backyard Views

Backyard Views

I was sitting out on the patio this evening with my camera in hopes of catching something interesting.  I got lucky when a robin decided to visit. She look a little rough land in this photo seem to be a one-legged robin. Okay, she wasn't really one-legged but she...

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Purple Plants

Purple Plants

I did another walk around the neighbourhood to get some fresh air. While on my walk I noticed that the purple loosestrife flowers were just starting to bloom. Purple and pink seemed to be the theme of the day as I finished my walk in the garden and found this pretty...

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Stumbling in the Dark

Stumbling in the Dark

One of the things about astrophotography is that it is weather dependant. You need clear skies and you definitely need to be away from all the light pollution in the city.  Luckily last night was the perfect night to get out to shoot some photos of the Milky Way....

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Eclipsed by Mazinaw Rock

Eclipsed by Mazinaw Rock

On our last full day at the park we decided to get out in the kayaks and paddle over to Mazinaw Rock. Last year I brought my GoPro with me but this year I decided to bring along my Nikon D800 with me. I just prayed I wouldn't tip the kayak over and lose the camera....

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A Bon Echo Sunset

A Bon Echo Sunset

Sneaking away for a quick sunset shoot, I hiked over to a secluded beach with a direct view of Mazinaw Rock. Someone had left their red canoe on the beach which just screamed for me to take its photo, so I positioned the canoe to point towards the sunset as the sun...

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The Night Sky in Bon Echo

The Night Sky in Bon Echo

It’s the annual family camping trip so even though I’ve brought my camera along I’m not focusing on photography this weekend. That said I‘m still sneaking away to get some shots.  And I'm very glad I did. The Milky Way rose right over Mazinaw Rock and I think...

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