Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Waiting…

I recently purchased a new-to-me (used) car. A Volkswagen 2014 Jetta TDI. My previous Jetta was in slow decline, and as I needed new winter and summer tires going forward, it was time to look for something new. Of course, … Continue reading

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The chase

A couple weeks ago we were going to Montreal to see a football game. I took the day off while my other half went to work for the morning. As I was at the house I heard the local train … Continue reading

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The Gathering

I have a bird feeder in the backyard. I like to see the birds come and hang out and get something to eat, especially in the winter. In the summer there are lots of songbirds, blue jays and cardinals. In … Continue reading

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Midway hawkers

On Canada Day, we went to an event nearby. There was a midway, bands and of course, fireworks. We went in the evening for the fireworks and toured the midway. It was nice to see people out enjoying themselves on … Continue reading

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Stay warm

We went for a trip out to Perth, Ontario. About an hour drive from our home in Nepean, near Ottawa. I like Perth. It is a small town with a long history. As it happens, my family was originally from … Continue reading

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Washing up

Being in the suburbs, there is a lot of wildlife around. There are a couple chipmunks that live nearby and like to gather up the bird seed that falls from the feeder. Sadly, they also like my tomatoes, so its … Continue reading

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To the next adventure

A few days ago was a terrific evening sky. No storm, just puffy clouds and a wonderful sunset. Being in the suburbs, seeing the sun to the horizon wasn’t going to happen, but the sky was still great. A few … Continue reading

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Travel results

In my previous post, I indicated a trip and what I was taking for camera gear – very minimalist. Now that I have returned, the verdict it in, and it was a success….basically. Having the small Fuji X-100T and complimentary … Continue reading

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What to take?

If you lurk around the camera and photography forums, you will inevitably┬ácome across the post “What camera/lens/gear to take to location X”, where the person is wondering what type of camera gear they should take to where ever they are … Continue reading

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Lego in the snow

I have a collection of Star Wars Lego. Some of it is from The Empire Strikes Back, specifically, the scenes from Hoth, the snow-covered planet. For a few years, I’ve been itching to photograph the items in the snow. Usually … Continue reading

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