North Bay and the Niagara Escarpment

There is so much beauty in every province. Here are some images from a recent trip to Ontario. In North Bay I took images of the Duchesney Creek and merged the long and short time exposures using Photoshop. Note to self…. Pack a tripod. The waterfall photo from the Niagara area was taken using my […]

Being at the right place at the right time with the right shutter speed

Edie borrowed my 70-300 lens and was on shutter priority to get these lovely heron shots. Having a point and shoot camera to put in your pocket and a digital single lens reflex (DSLR)  camera when you can take a bigger camera on your excursions… now that’s the way to go.

One on One Photo Classes

One of my favourite things to do is to meet one on one with people who want to learn more about how to get the most out of their cameras as well as photo tips in general. The time of the classes is flexible as well as the level. So if you have been thinking […]

Smuggler’s Cove

So much life so close to home. Easy to put in the kayak just past the entrance to the Smuggler’s Cove parking lot. Then there are so many seals right now before the rains come. Lucky to catch one seal trying to down a nice fat pink salmon. Again, shutter priority and high ISO ( […]

DIY Family Photos… Don’t Do It!

Yesterday evening I attempted to take family photos by setting them up and running into the photo. What a lame idea. We all dressed in jeans and black tops… and went to the beach at sunset. Note to self….There must be a person behind the camera to capture the emotion, preferably a professional photographer… rather […]