Category Archives: Places

The Green Door

Wandering around Québec City (The Old City) to find good photographic opportunity is like looking for gold in Fort Knox. I wonder if the locals realize how rich a portrait their city paints. The streets embody character. Every turn reveals something new. This door struck my eye on a cold …

Rock Lake Morning

A crisp morning in May 2005 is when this was taken. It was on a fishing trip at a cottage. My friend was still sleeping so I had the morning all to myself. The view from the dock at his cottage is what you are seeing right here. The lake …

Canisbay At Night

This is one of those rare photos that is a product of patience, skill and luck. In August of 2004, I had tried unsuccessfully to capture a blood moon (I was in the Algonquin interior, and had no tripod). The moon was somewhat bright, but there were other campfires in …

Three Cheers

A few blocks west of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) in Lisbon you will find this wonderful square (Praça do Municipio). In the hustle and bustle of Lisbon a place like this can be a tranquil refuge. This work of sculpture was really great, because it summed up what …

FaceBook

Lisbon is a confusing city. There are quite a few blocks that are not really square. My wife and I eventually ended up close to the harbour. I believe this place is called the terreiro do paco which skirts the edge of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square). It is …