Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Irish Embassy

Of course this isn’t the real Irish Embassy. If there is one in Canada — I’m certain there must be — it would be in Ottawa, our capital. This Irish Embassy is a pub in downtown Toronto. Last Saturday I … Continue reading

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Tombstones in black & white

Gotta admit, I’m really pleased with this shot. It took a lot of time for me to get the composition correct at the scene. For me, I tend to look at the placement of the subjects in the photo and … Continue reading

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New World Laundry

I’ve always thought that laundromats could be pretty photogenic. Typically you want to shoot inside and catch folks going about their washing/drying chores. But I thought this shot was kinda cool because of the very tall apartment building directly behind … Continue reading

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Had fun at the cemetery, wish you were here

That title could be taken more than one way, I suppose. Sorta works for your friends and your enemies alike. I haven’t shot in a cemetery for two year now. The last time was with my point & shoot at … Continue reading

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Brookfield Place at night

So I met up with my friend Paula today for lunch and some photography. Gotta say, man I sure do enjoy her company. Unfortunately, I’m the only one who got to take photos because the poor girl left her CF … Continue reading

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Someone’s moved into #4

Someone’s moved into #4. It’s a young woman. She moved in a week back now – to #4. I watched from my window. It was snowing that day. Not heavy, just light. A rough looking white cube van pulled up. … Continue reading

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How I envy not having worries

I saw this young mother and her friend in a small playground behind a school last Saturday having a grand old time with their kids. I approached her and asked if I could photograph her little boy. He’s probably three-ish. … Continue reading

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We should talk about those hand prints

We should talk about those hand prints. There they are, high up on the wall and on the ceiling. They’re red, congealed. I don’t bring it up. Neither will you. I know you won’t. We’re going to pretend. Pretend we … Continue reading

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