Category Archives: landscape

Powerful sunshine and solar panels

We had our first real snowfall of 2021, and winter really. Its a testament to climate change that here in Ottawa we can get to mid-January before any significant snow and still not be very cold. When I moved here … Continue reading

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Fall photos

What is it about autumn, trees and the need to take pictures of the leaves? The event happens every year without fail, yet people continually take and post photos of the leaves. I do too. Or at least, I thought … Continue reading

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Night Shots

On the weekend we went to a skate path. Basically, it’s a trail through the woods and fields in an area, made of ice. You skate on the paths rather than walk it. We were going at night, and as … Continue reading

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Getting back out there

I want to get back to holding a camera and making some images. January and it’s cold Canadian winter does not make it as easy to get out there. But I did anyway. I decided to break out the Fuji … Continue reading

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Bright start to 2019

I’ve been away for some time it seems. Other activities have taken me away from photography and this blog. I hope in 2019 to move back to this creative aspect a little more frequently. 2018 ended with a bang with … Continue reading

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Not the Tardis

While visiting my old train watching haunt, I walked up a path and saw an old, abandoned signal box. Normally, in the summer months I wouldn’t have seen this as it would have been obscured by foliage. But it stood … Continue reading

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On the hill

A Christmas tradition of sorts is going to visit family in my home town of Dundas, Ontario a week or so before Christmas. This is a way to visit, do the Christmas thing and avoid the typical bad weather (or … Continue reading

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Dieppe at 75

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid by the Canadian army. Very controversial, as to what was achieved, it is none the less, a key point in history. The Canadians were tasked with storming the Dieppe beach, obtaining … Continue reading

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Reflected bridge

After the fireworks, and everyone left, I took the opportunity to grab this photo of the Alexandria bridge with its lights reflecting in the water of the Ottawa river. I placed my X-Pro1 on the stone wall and made the … Continue reading

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Beaumont Hamel

While in Belgium, we visited the site/memorial of Beaumont Hamel. The Newfoundland regiments signed up to fight for King and Country in a time when they were their own dominion, not yet a part of Canada (not until 1949). They … Continue reading

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