I miss commuting (sometimes)

As I've mentioned before, the only thing I really miss about my commute is the opportunity to take pictures. One wintery day when all my fellow travellers (and me too) were wearing our dull black, grey or blue parkas, this lady showed up like a breath of spring. Once we got off the train I… Continue reading I miss commuting (sometimes)

Mist it

This morning Henry and I were lucky enough to see a coyote on our walk. We were also lucky enough to be sufficiently far away that it didn’t consider us either a threat or prey. Unfortunately this meant that as I had only my phone I wasn’t able to get his picture. Lesson learned. So… Continue reading Mist it

Commuting impressions

When I retired I really didn't think that I would miss the drudgery of my daily commute, one and three quarter hours each way on train & subway. But what the travel did give me was the opportunity to take pictures and experiment with different techniques, such as long exposure combined with movement and saturation.… Continue reading Commuting impressions

Google Pixel 4a – Camera

This week I replaced my old iPhone 7 with the Google Pixel 4a, primarily for the camera. I haven't been disappointed. The tones that come straight of the camera are perfect for autumn - this image has had hardly any post shot processing - and the portrait mode (not shown here) produces beautiful shots. Unfortunately… Continue reading Google Pixel 4a – Camera

Fall Pathway

I see this path almost every day when I walk back from the local lake with Henry, my hound. Depending on the time of day, the sun can be too bright to take a photo but this time there was a delicious haze of autumn mist which softened the harsh light beautifully. This was taken… Continue reading Fall Pathway

Hidden Gem

Once again we’re able to move off the pathway now that the undergrowth has begun to die back. Those places and views that have been hidden for the last few months are becoming accessible again as the season changes. Winter will be here soon and bring a new perspective to familiar walks. Etobicoke Creek