Category Archives: Nature

Herald to Autumn

The beginning of October 2004 had some pretty amazing colours up North. Canisbay Campground Site 108 had a really nice view of the sky through some trees. I noticed this lonely maple. It took a try or two, but I ended up getting it (it was windy). It seemed so …

Solitude

In August of 2004, we took a trip up to Algonquin Park to go camping. It was far colder than we imagined it would be, almost hitting zero. Imagine: zero in the middle of August! One of the benefits, though, was that the air was crystal clear. I snuck this …

Looking Up

Another photograph taken along the Centennial Ridges Trail, this is a photo of a young Red Pine (I believe). A friend pointed out the interesting irregular-shaped plates of bark, and thought it would make an interesting image. I had black-and-white film loaded at the time, and wasn’t sure if I …

Canadian Fireworks

This photograph was taken along the Centennial Ridges Trail in Algonquin Park in July, 2004. It’s a maple tree in a very young stage. What struck me about this particular sapling was its perfect symmetry, and how it looked as though it had just erupted from the ground like an …

Laila

Our cat Laila is a beautiful animal. A brown Tabby, her fur has a fantastic pattern; sleek and striped, she’s like a little tiger. What also helps capture her is the fact that she’s a total poser: as soon as she sees a camera, she sits perfectly still and swishes …

Flowers at the Castle

This is another shot of Sintra in September 2001. There is a castle (Pena Castle) which, on a sunny day is a spectacularly colourful piece of architecture. I don’t think that there is any defensive value in creating a multi-coloured structure such as this. However, it is quite striking. On a foggy day, it …