Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Look Around, Leaves Are Brown

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As the Paul Simon song suggest, it's "A Hazy Shade of Winter". With the lack of snow the true colours (drab brown) of the seasons show through. One day the lakes are frozen. The next it rains and the water opens up. Footnote: It seems like every time I post about the lack snow, it snows here. Last night it was a blowing and a snowing. Only ended up with about 3 centimetres. Today temperatures will be arising and it's going to rain.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Night Shot Monday - Stairs

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There's a new three tiered parking garage in my neighbourhood. Night shots continue to be a challenge to me. I'm linking to Night Shot Monday.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Decisions, Decisions

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I'm trying to pick a snack at the coffee shop.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Rescue On Hold

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Not a good day for anyone that needs to be rescued.

Friday, January 27, 2012

In The Picture - A Piece Of Me

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I am finding as I get older I need to place labels on just about everything. I'm linking to In The Picture.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Altona Mennonite Meeting House

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You will find the structure in what is now known as the Altona Ghost Town. Built in 1852 by pioneers who emigrated from Pennsylvania it is surrounded by the only cemetery in the community.  It contains the graves of the pioneers who settled in the area in the early 1800's.


The floors and pews, are of simple construction and are as they were in 1852. The plastered, walls and ceilings are stark white as they have been through all of the many years. The ceiling has been replastered recently, using authentic materials.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Signs, Signs - Face Value

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Let's see if I have this sign figured out. Running beside your bicycle is not allowed. Having an open tin can is not permitted. Mallets cost $500.00. I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Cars With Caps

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I see these cars all over town delivering car parts.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Eye Catching Lights

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Nothing special here. It was just the Christmas lights that caught my eyes.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Winter Blues

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"In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." - Albert Camus

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Discarded And Forgotten

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The pair were left on the boulevard by a person that needs lessons on garbage disposal.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Has God Stopped Making Snow? #2

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Continuing my winter photos from last year. This one is shows the channel to and from the Whitby Harbour.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Signs, Signs - Koi

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One flaw in the sign is that it looks more like a muskie rather than a koi. I took the photo on April 14, 2010 and the nursery has since relocated. I've have posted a link for the location below in the post footer. That's best I can do with Google maps until I can actually make a visit in person. I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Has God Stopped Making Snow? #1

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Due the lack of snow this year I have had to use my photo archives from last winter. Guess what. Rain is in today's weather forecast.

Monday, January 16, 2012


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This is my cockatiel Buddy experiencing some freedom outside of his cage.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Creative Exchange - Between The Posts

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I have taken dozens of photographs at this location. My eyes were scanning for something different. Suddenly between the railing posts I spotted a swan feeding on the bay. My camera was already set to f/11 for aperture priority. I knew I had to be quick and shoot the scene before the swan resurfaced. What you see is what I got. I'm linking to The Creative Exchange

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Camera Critters - L 13

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I had to lean over the railing to get this top view of L 13. I'm linking to Camera Critters

Friday, January 13, 2012

Tit For Tat

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What is one to do when you come across a fellow photographer? Take his photograph, of course.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

One Of My Favourites From 2011

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One of my favourites of 2011. This is all that remains of the former sawmill dam on the Boyne River.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Sign, Signs - Danger

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This is a continuation of last Monday's mural posting. I found the sign on the other side of the door.
I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Coded Licence Plate

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The light just turned green as I photograph the crazy lady's van.

Monday, January 09, 2012

Blue Monday - Double Decker

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Tour bus in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I'm linking to Blue Monday.

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Eye Full

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Hanging from the ceiling of the Black Market Boutique.


No stealth photos here. I did ask permission before I started clicking.

Friday, January 06, 2012

Fit For A King

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A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonaparte.

Thursday, January 05, 2012

SkyWatch Friday - Frozen

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The bay is frozen but not solid. The clouds in the background are over Lake Ontario. It's a common sight on extremely cold days. I'm linking to SkyWatch Friday

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Signs, Signs - Happy Birthday!

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It's time for a celebration. Lesley's meme is one year old.
All the best in 2012. I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Rolling. Rolling, Rolling

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Just a couple of more rolls and I'll have it in the trunk of the car:-)

Monday, January 02, 2012

Barn Charm - Red Crop

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Photo taken in the autumn of the year. Anyone know what the name red crop growing in the foreground?

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