Category Archives: Portraits

What the heck happened to the city of my childhood?

What an awesome weekend!  In fact, it was so awesome that it’s hard to know where to begin, so I’ll just start at the beginning.  Every year I go to the Exposure Photo & Video Imaging Show in Toronto where … Continue reading

Posted in Atmosphere, Blogging, Celebrations, Clothing/Costumes, Exploring, iPhone 5s, Low light photography, Memories, Nighttime Photography, People, Photography, Portraits, Street Photography, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments


Have you ever wondered where artists get their inspiration?  The following image (courtesy of Google) is “The Scream”, which is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art created by Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch. “It depicts a man in a … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Blogging, Emotions, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Hiking, Hope Bay, Ontario, Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Beauty and the blur

Well, it’s about time I got back to those wedding shots, don’t you think?  I was doing really well at posting them on Facebook and a few on my blog right after the wedding, but then as usual I got … Continue reading

Posted in 1000 Islands, Blogging, Celebrations, Family, Happiness, Kingston, Ontario, Life Experiences, Memories, Motivation/Inspiration, Photo Editing, Photography, Portraits, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Ahhh, weddings!!

Where do I begin?  When TBM found out that I was going to be near the 1000 Islands for my niece’s wedding, she challenged me to take 1000 photos over the weekend.  While I didn’t quite make it to 1000, … Continue reading

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I’ve been waiting for a shot like this!!

The mystery of the unknown visitor has not yet been solved, but I couldn’t wait any longer to start posting photos from the wedding. Having two boys and living an hour away from any photography studio made it pretty much … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Celebrations, Children, Family, Happiness, Kingston, Ontario, Memories, Photography, Portraits, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Rising Star

I’m off to the camera show in Toronto tomorrow (soooo excited!!), and I need to get to bed because I have to get up early, but I wanted to give you a sneak peek of some experimenting I did tonight. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Composition, Friends, Low light photography, Memories, Music, Photography, Photography Experiments, Portraits, School/Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

The Moose Whisperer

Tonight I present to you the story of my hubby, the moose whisperer.  Yes my friends, I found out today that Mikey has another woman. Mike’s job involves driving all across Ontario installing Florida rooms, mostly on trailers in private … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Blogging, Humour, Life Experiences, Memories, Muskoka, Ontario, Nature, Photography, Portraits, Rural Photography, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Back to Reality

The vacation is over and what a fabulous one it was :).  I just wish it could have been longer because there was still so much that we wanted to see and do.  Although I missed my kids terribly, it … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Friends, Holidays, Lexington, Virginia, Memories, Photography, Portraits, Travel, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Stop the Presses!!

Stop the presses!!  I have something to brag about.  I’m not sure if I’ve told you this before or not, but my oldest son, Bryan, has an amazing girlfriend.  She is smart, funny, caring, and she’s gorgeous! At the end … Continue reading

Posted in Amusement parks/Fairs, Blogging, Contests, Family, Life Experiences, Memories, Photography, Portraits, Toronto, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Boundless Energy!

If you take up photography, you soon find out that there are many challenges to this hobby.  Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate, you miss a great shot by seconds, or something gets in the way of a perfect shot.  I … Continue reading

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