Tag Archives: history

Overshadowed

Back in December, 2011 I did a post about the mixture of old and new architecture in downtown Toronto.  It always fascinates me, so when my hubby and I were in Toronto recently taking in a new dinosaur exhibit at … Continue reading

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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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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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Bandaged and waiting for repairs

As I mentioned yesterday, the first stop on our Bruce Coast lighthouse tour was Point Clark, Ontario.  According to the Lighthouse Destination pamphlet that we consulted, the lighthouse was: “Built in 1859 to warn sailors of the shoal extending 3.2 … Continue reading

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Leave me alone, I’m reading!

Since the day I could successfully put letters together to form words, I have been addicted to reading.  As a child, I read anywhere and any time, and once into a good book I fell into that world and became … Continue reading

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An Interesting View of Windsor Castle

My parents are here visiting this weekend from Kingston, Ontario, and today we are off to the Exposure – Photo & Video Imaging Expo in Toronto.  So, I am in a huge rush this morning and must make this a … Continue reading

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The Tower of Freedom

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that the church I featured was near a monument to the Underground Railroad.  Mike and I took a few pictures of it from a distance on the first day as we were walking to the … Continue reading

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Faith in the midst of horror and prejudice

I love to take pictures of churches.  I’m not an overly religious person, but I think churches are beautiful and the architecture so awe-inspiring.  There is so much detail to take in when you really look closely at a church, … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Famous Landmarks, History, Photo Editing, Photography, Travel, Windsor, Ontario | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments