Monthly Archives: July 2012

One of my favourite things

When I was a little girl, one of my favourite movies to watch with my family was The Sound of Music, and we watched it at least once a year, whenever it came on TV.  To this day, it is … Continue reading

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Can you name this weed?

Our last stop on the Bruce Coast Lighthouse tour that day in early July was in Southampton, Ontario.  Not being from the area, it was difficult to know the best place to park that would be near the lighthouses.  When … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Blogging, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Lake Huron, Nature, Photography, Southampton, Ontario, Summer, Texture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Windows to the past

Another photography fascination for me is old windows and doors.  They have such character, and I always want to look inside to see if there is evidence of a time gone by and I wonder about the people who used … Continue reading

Posted in Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Composition, Contrast, Exploring, Famous Landmarks, History, Kincardine, Ontario, Lighthouses, Patterns, Photography, Texture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Looking up

I have this thing for taking photos of buildings from the bottom looking up.  I just love the perspective because it always makes the structure look so imposing.  When we finished our tour of the lighthouse in Kincardine, Ontario, we … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo #36

Nothing to do with the mystery photo, but I must start off this post by yelling out, “YEAH, WE FINALLY GOT RAIN!!!!”.  I can’t even remember the last time we got more than a couple of drops here.  It seems … Continue reading

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Travelling back in time

Today’s post is not about the quality of the photos but rather a trip back in time with photos from inside the lighthouse in Kincardine, Ontario.  The rooms were small and some items were in glass cabinets which of course … Continue reading

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Guiding sailors home

In contrast to our disappointment about the Point Clark lighthouse was our delight at the Kincardine Lighthouse.  It is a beautiful, quaint old lighthouse located in the downtown area right beside the yacht club (more sailboats = Cindy very happy … Continue reading

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