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August 7 - Revisiting Wildlife Fujichromes

August 07, 2017 - It's been a slow summer, at least for photography. So recently I've been optimizing scans of some of my wildlife images,...
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July 7 - Where Is Summer?

July 07, 2017 - We've had a lot of rain recently, and not many sunny days. The upside to this is that the wildflowers have been abundant...
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June 11 - Beat the Heat and Compose a Blog

June 11, 2017 - This was our hottest day of the year, with the temperature here reaching 32.7 C. So I thought that it was time to show a...
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May 17 - South-Western Ontario

May 17, 2017 - We just returned from another road trip out of town, this time to the south west of Ontario. We drove with Marilyn and B...
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May 10 - Recent Photos

May 10, 2017 - As I was relaxing by the living room window, enjoying the sunshine with Heidi, I realized that it was time for a new blo...
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April 11 - Homeward Journey

April 11, 2017 - After three months in the Okanagan, we left for home on April 3. This photo shows us departing after breakfast at Helmut...
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April 2 - Time to Head Home

April 02, 2017 - Our ski season here in the Okanagan has come to a close. Skiing at Silver Star was very good, though we did have a spate...
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February 24, 2017 - Ontario Day at Silver Star

February 24, 2017 - This was Ontario Day at Silver Star Mountain Resort, here in Vernon. All the participants gathered at the top of the Co...
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January 2017 - Sudbury to Vernon

January 22, 2017 - It was time for our drive to the Okanagan Valley, to ski at Silver Star. We left home on January 5, but drove only to B...
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November 19 - Kivi Park

November 19, 2016 - This summer Mrs. Lil Fielding donated a large parcel of land near the east end of Long Lake to the City of Sudbury, crea...
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October 24 - Fall Colour

October 24, 2016 - The leaves are only now beginning to be blown off the trees here. This has been an unusually late fall colour season. No...
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September 29 - The Mountain Parks

September 29, 2016 - We left Vernon on Sunday. Our first stop was in Mount Revelstoke National Park. Here we took the 25-km drive to the moun...
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September 21 - The Last Days of Summer

September 21, 2016 - On Thursday we returned from our trip to the Palouse. I saw this sign at a filling station in Orovile, Washington. We...
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September 16 - Visit to Palouse

September 16, 2016 - We returned to Vernon yesterday from a four-day visit to the Palouse region of south-eastern Washington. The Palouse is...
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September 11 - Osoyoos, British Columbia

September 11, 2016 - This is the view yesterday morning of the Okanagan Landing area of Vernon. We (Veda and I, with our friends Lauren and...
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September 9 - Vernon to Salmon Arm

September 09, 2016 - This photo illustrates the terrain in the North Okanagan when we go up above the valley into the arid ranch lands. Kala...
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September 7 - North Okanagan

September 07, 2016 - The weather here in the North Okanagan has been abnormally cloudy and rainy since we arrived a week ago. But we have bee...
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September 1 - Arrived in Vernon

September 01, 2016 - Today we travelled the Crowsnest Route westward, then turned north on Hwy 33 to Kelowna, and then north on Hwy 97. We ar...
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August 31 - Cranbrook, British Columbia

August 31, 2016 - On Tuesday we drove north-west in Montana toward Alberta. The landscape was again typical Montana prairie. En route we s...
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August 29 - Grand Falls, Montana

August 29, 2016 - Another sunny hot day on the prairies. We turned off the I-94 at Forsyth and drove in a north-westerly direction in Mont...
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August 28 - Glendive, Montana

August 28, 2016 - It's a long road across North Dakota. Today was a sunny and hot drive - as high as 34C in mid-afternoon. Neither is it a...
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August 18 - Being Prepared

August 18, 2016 - Last Sunday I was in Whitefish Falls helping to build a deck. On our way out to the main highway, we came upon a deer wi...
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August 8 - Morning Photos Close to Home

August 08, 2016 - It was good to finally get out to do some shooting a couple days ago. The hot weather with its warm nights has not produ...
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May 13 - Switzerland on a Rainy Day

May 13, 2016 - Today was the second consecutive rainy day. But we did not want to sit around (except in a konditorei), so we took a ran...
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April 12 - Home Along the Trans-Canada Highway

April 12, 2016 - We arrived home last weekend, after a week en route. We stopped for the first two nights in Canmore, Alberta. I was loo...
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March 31 - Time to Head Home

March 31, 2016 - It has been a great skiing season at Silver Star Mountain in the North Okanagan. The reported accumulated snowfall is 77...
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February 26 - Ontario Day at Silver Star

February 26, 2016 - Today Ontario Day was celebrated at Silver Star Mountain, in Vernon. It began with a ski-down from the top of the Comet...
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February 13 - Veda and Her New Friend

February 13, 2016 - For the last month I've been spending my time skiing at Silver Star Mountain Resort, near Vernon, British Columbia. Beca...
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February 6 - Trees of Silver Star

February 06, 2016 - At this time of the winter, the trees on Silver Star Mountain are often encrusted with snow. These are referred to as sn...
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January 19 - Winter Drive to British Columbia

January 19, 2016 - As we have done for the past nine winters, we have again arrived in Vernon to spend the next three months skiing at Silv...
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December 24 - Moose Jam

December 24, 2015 - In this post, I am looking at past photos. Again I am returning to the recent theme of serendipity, or good luck. Don J...
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December 10 - Being There

December 10, 2015 - One September I was in Algonquin Provincial Park to photograph fall colours. The previous day I had chosen my morning l...
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November 19 - Anatomy of a Photograph

November 19, 2015 - What I will be posting on my blog over the coming weeks will be comments on photographs that I have made over the many y...
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At Last - Fall Colour

October 07, 2015 - The colours of autumn that we usually see have been late in coming this year, apparently because the weather has been so...
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September 5 - Glorious End of Summer

September 05, 2015 - It's been a month since my last blog post. Thanks you for your patience awaiting this next one. I will try to post more...
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August 4 - Enjoying the Summer

August 05, 2015 - Please excuse the paucity of blog posts this summer. After all, as the summer season is so short, we must take advantage...
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July 14 - Gatchell

July 14, 2015 - Today was another in which I worked at photographing Sudbury, practice for my travel photography in urban areas. I prow...
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June 30 - Dog Days of Summer

June 30, 2015 - Ask most nature photographers what is their favourite season, they would rank them in this order: autumn, winter, spring...
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June 9 - Photographing at the Edges of the Day

June 09, 2015 - The best times to be making the most unique photographs are at the beginning and end of the days. At this time of the ye...
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May 17 - Manitoulin in the Spring

May 17, 2015 - Last week I made two visits to Manitoulin Island. I was going because this was peak time for blooming Marsh Marigolds an...
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May 6 - Photo of the Day

May 06, 2015 - Spring seems to be coming here in Sudbury. A few days of warm weather and the poplars are beginning to bud, and maple ca...
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May 4 - Signs of Spring

May 04, 2015 - We spent a few days in Toronto last week. What is there to photograph in early spring in Toronto? Mo and Dennis alerted...
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April 27 - Photo of the Day

April 27, 2015 - Spring has not sprung here yet. The recent days have been cool, so the vegetation is still brown. But that is good for t...
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April 20 - Back Home

April 21, 2015 - Our drive home from Vernon was uneventful. The first day was overcast, but after that, the days were bright and sunny. T...
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April 14 - Day 2 Homeward Bound

April 14, 2015 - Monday morning we went with our hosts Ann and Michael and a group of their friends for a walk in the beautiful ranchland...
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April 11 - Vancouver Island Trip

April 11, 2015 - We have returned from our trip to Vancouver Island and are on our way to Vernon to pick up our belongings. On Monday we...
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April 2 - Vancouver

April 02, 2015 - Ski season has come to an end. So this morning, we left Vernon on a beautiful but cool spring morning. We drove south p...
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March 11 - Unseasonably Warm

March 11, 2015 - The unseasonably warm weather continues in the Okanagan. The last two weeks have been sunny and warm, with some cool nig...
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Ontario Day at Silver Star

March 01, 2015 - The last two weeks have been mild and snowless, making for less than wonderful skiing. The most exciting incident for me...
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February 15 - Day at the Races

February 15, 2015 - Today Tony Mandle and I went up to Silver Star to photograph the annual "Over the Hill" downhill races. This proved to b...
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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2015 - Happy Valentine's Day. Here in Vernon it is sunny and +12C. Not long ago all the hills around town were snow covered. N...
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February 3 - Photo of the Day

February 03, 2015 - We've had two days of much improved skiing conditions at Silver Star, with the fresh snow and good temperatures (just be...
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January 31 - Report from Vernon

January 31, 2015 - After last weekend's rain and mild weather, the ski slopes were not in very good condition. We are spoiled after all of...
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January 26 - Photo of the Day

January 26, 2015 - This weekend brought some very mild weather to the Okanagan. Saturday it was +5C in town. In the afternoon it rained her...
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January 20 - Photo of the Day

January 20, 2015 - Skiing conditions at Silver Star have been very good since our arrival. Today was no exception. The sun shone brightly w...
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January 13 - Arrived in Vernon

January 13, 2015 - We left Helena, Montana, on Sunday morning.The drive north on I-15 to Great Falls was slower than usual because the high...
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January 10 - Gillette to Helena, Montana

January 10, 2015 - Today was a great driving day. The temperatures hovered around the freezing mark all day. The sun shone most of the day,...
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January 9 - Oacoma to Gillette, Wyoming

January 09, 2015 - In contrast to yesterday, the driving conditions today were excellent. The day was bright and clear with light winds and...
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January 8 - Sioux Falls to Oacoma, SD

January 08, 2015 - So here we sit in our motel room in this town on the Missouri River, but not because of its scenic location or other ame...
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January 7 - Pewaukee to Sioux Falls, SD

January 07, 2015 - Left Pewaukee on a bright sunny morning. Temperature was -19C, and that same temperature held constant the whole day. It...
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January 6 - On the Road

January 06, 2015 - Pewaukee, Wisconsin: We arrived here yesterday evening after an uneventful drive from Blind River. We left Gallagher's...
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Who Gives a Hoot?

January 02, 2015 - We'd received reports of sightings of Snowy Owls on Manitoulin Island. So today Don Johnston and I drove there with the...
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December 28 - Photo of the Day

December 28, 2014 - This year we had a green Christmas in many parts of Ontario, certainly where we spent this holiday period in Goderich an...
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December 22 - Photo of the Day

December 22, 2014 - We've been in Toronto for the weekend, visiting friends, shopping, and going to the ROM to see the BBC Wildlife Photogra...
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December 17 - Christmas Lights

December 17, 2014 - 'Tis the season... Today's photo is of the Festival of Lights at Science North, the 24th year of this tradition.
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December 6 - Photo of the Day

December 06, 2014 - Today was a nice sunny day, with mild temperatures. It was a good day to put up some more Christmas lights. Near the en...
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December 2 - Driving Home

December 02, 2014 - We travelled home from Wisconsin yesterday on a crisp sunny day, a pleasant day for the drive. I made a quick stop alon...
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November 27 - Snowfall in Two Countries

November 27, 2014 - We are in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, where it is also cold and snow-covered. We left Sudbury on Tuesday and drove through a w...
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November 23 - Photo of the Day

November 23, 2014 - Our early winter wonderland has given way to milder temperatures and a dreary rainy day - not conducive to photography....
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November 17 - Photo of the Day

November 17, 2014 - The drab days of November have been with us for a while. For this reason, I have not had much incentive to go out photog...
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October 26 - Photo of the Day

October 26, 2014 - This was a drab overcast day, a good day on which to do yard cleanup. It certainly was not a day that inspired me to go...
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October 24 - Photo of the Day

October 24, 2014 - We've finally had three days of pleasant fall weather, three sunny warm days. These usually are not ideal conditions for...
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October 18 - Photo of the Day

October 18, 2014 - The majority of the leaves are down, though there still are some pockets of golden poplars. The rain has been falling o...
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October Fall Colours

October 15, 2014 - The brilliant reds of September have been replaced by the glowing yellows of the birches and poplars. October has broug...
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September 30 - Early Mornings

September 30, 2014 - A week of early rising - up at 6:00 a.m. and then out the door - has been tiring. I'm not normally an early riser. So it...
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September 26 - Onaping Falls

September 26, 2014 - Yesterday afternoon we were invited for a drive to Onaping Falls with our friends Marilyn and Bob. It was a beautiful su...
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September 25 - Photo of the Day

September 25, 2014 - The fall colours are glowing. Well, they are glowing when you can see them. It looked like it would be a nice morning w...
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September 23 - Photo of the Day

September 23, 2014 - The first day of autumn - and the weather is warming up. Today was overcast, but I went for a drive this morning searchi...
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September 22 - Last Day of Summer

September 22, 2014 - Our summer here has ended with a lot of cool and rainy weather. Fall colours are beginning to appear, especially in the...
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September 5 - Photo of the Day

September 05, 2014 - On Wednesday, Veda and I left for Milwaukee to stay with my aunt while her daughter and husband take a short vacation to...
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August 30 - McGregor Bay

August 30, 2014 - Veda and I just returned from a two-day visit with our friends, Judy and Stan, at their camp on Iroquois Bay, which is t...
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August 27 - Photo of the Day

August 27, 2014 - I was out at daybreak on Monday morning and made this photo in the fields at the east end of Long Lake. Later this morn...
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August 24 - Photo of the Day

August 24, 2014 - I visited Elliot Lake last Thursday. It was a nice day - sunny intervals with the occasional rain. I made a few images...
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August 20 - Photo of the Day

August 20, 2014 - We've had rain off and on today. During one lull, I took my camera and made some images in the front flower garden. This...
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August 19 - Photo of the Day

August 19, 2014 - Veda and I, along with our friend Carol from Florida, took a drive to Blind River to visit our friends, Claudette and Bo...
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August 4 - Photo of the Day

August 04, 2014 - Civic Holiday Monday today, so we decided to take a drive to Killarney for the famous fish and chips. Herbert Fisheries...
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July 31 - Photo of the Day

July 31, 2014 - The well-respected Austrian photographer, Ernst Haas, proclaimed that all light was the best light. Around here lately,...
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July 14 - Photo of the Day

July 14, 2014 - I have often been intrigued by the photo potential of the rows of vegetables planted in Holland Marsh. Today while retur...
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July 6 - Photo of the Day

July 06, 2014 - I have a correction to make. In my previous blog (July 3) I identified the family of ducks as mergansers. They are actua...
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July 3 - Photo of the Day

July 03, 2014 - This afternoon we were at our friends' Marilyn and Bob's place on McFarlane Lake. While there we saw this merganser with...
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July 2 - Photo of the Day

July 02, 2014 - I haven't been out photographing since our return from Ireland. So this evening when I saw the dark storm clouds at suns...
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Happy Canada Day

July 02, 2014 - Yesterday, Canada Day, we joined the throngs for a walk along the Boardwalk at Sudbury's Bell Park and Science North. W...
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May 7 Photo of the Day

May 07, 2014 - Today I drove to Manitoulin Island to deliver some framed prints to Perivale Gallery. To my surprise there still was a...
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May 1 Photo of the Day

May 01, 2014 - Spring is coming, slowly. We still have a few small patches of snow, and the ice on the lakes is finally starting to bre...
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April 26 Photo of the Day

April 26, 2014 - We spent this last week in south western Ontario. Spring is slowly coming on, though there are still few signs of green...
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April 20 Photo of the Day

April 20, 2014 - I've made three trips in the last two days down to the Lake Huron shoreline at Goderich. I was hoping to see large piles...
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April 17 Photo of the Day

April 17, 2014 - Spring has not yet really arrived in Sudbury. A rainy day earlier this week caused creeks in the area to flood. A coupl...
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April 4 Photo of the Day

April 04, 2014 - We are currently en route from Vernon to Sudbury, via Milwaukee. We've had very good driving conditions, with wet roads...
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March 28 Photo of the Day

March 28, 2014 - Today was our last ski day of the season at Silver Star Mountain. Even though there is plenty of snow, the resort will c...
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March 23 Photo of the Day

March 23, 2014 - This morning we welcomed spring with a few centimeters of fresh snow. Beautiful, but it was all gone here in town by mid...
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March 10 Photo of the Day

March 10, 2014 - This photo of a white-tail deer was created near Lumby, British Columbia, just east of Vernon. I made the photo from in...
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February 20 Photo of the Day

February 20, 2014 - Today's photo depicts the Foothills area of Vernon. This development is on the road to Silver Star mountain on a hillsid...
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February 12 Photo of the Day

February 12, 2014 - Today's blog post differs from my regular "Photo of the Day" posts in that this photo was not made today. Or at least th...
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February 9 Photo of the Day

February 09, 2014 - Today's photo is another image that I made at Okanagan Lake in Vernon. This part of the lake seldom freezes, so this ind...
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February 7 Photo of the Day

February 07, 2014 - The cold snap continues here in the Okanagan. Today's photo was made this evening at the opening of the Vernon Winter C...
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February 5 Photo of the Day

February 05, 2014 - The deep freeze continues in the Okanagan. This is forecast to last into the weekend. I will try the skiing tomorrow, t...
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February 3 Photo of the Day

February 03, 2014 - Today was another cold one. I skied very little because of the weather, had a coffee, and came "home." Today's photo wa...
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January 27 Photo of the Day

January 27, 2014 - The fog continues to hover over the Okanagan Valley, though now it is at a higher altitude, often enveloping the ski hil...
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January 25 Photo of the Day

January 25, 2014 - The fog is still settled in the Okanagan, but the fog bank is at a higher altitude. Today's photo was made in the fog,...
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January 24 Photo of the Day

January 24, 2014 - As I drove up the mountain road this morning, I emerged above the valley fog to see the sun rising over the Monashees....
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January 21 Photo of the Day

January 21, 2014 - It's been another sunny day up on the mountain, with fog in the valley. After skiing, I walked around and made a few ph...
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January 20 Photo of the Day

January 20, 2014 - The fog continues to envelope the Okanagan Valley. It seems to rise and fall, meaning that sometimes when I drive up the...
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January 18 Photo of the Day

January 18, 2014 - The Okanagan Valley here in Vernon continues being enveloped in fog. But this does have some positives; specifically, th...
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January 16 Photo of the Day

January 16, 2014 - In my self-assignment of a photo per day that I began on October 25, I posted a photo each day for 81 consecutive days,...
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January 13 Photo of the Day

January 13, 2014 - Keeping with the road theme, today's image is of the road to Silver Star Mountain Resort, above Vernon, BC. Snow is goo...
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January 12 Photo of the Day

January 13, 2014 - Today we drove westward from Missoula, Montana, along I-90. We encountered a fair amount of snow going through Lookout P...
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January 11 Photo of the Day

January 11, 2014 - Today started off nice and sunny, as you can see in this photo I made at Sheridan, Wyoming. Shortly after we left, we...
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January 10 Photo of the Day

January 10, 2014 - We had another good driving day. We are now in Sheridan, Wyoming. We had beer and wings at this funky pub on the town's...
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January 9 Photo of the Day

January 09, 2014 - Marinette, Wisconsin, this morning was at minus 28C - rather nippy. We drove over 900 km today and are now in Sioux Fal...
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January 8 Photo of the Day

January 08, 2014 - Left this morning for British Columbia. It has been clear driving all day. We are now in Marinette, Wisconsin. This pho...
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January 6 Photo of the Day

January 06, 2014 - The snow keeps falling, and needs to be removed.
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January 5 Photo of the Day

January 05, 2014 - There are times like today when the lighting conditions dictate looking for closeups.
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January 4 Photo of the Day

January 04, 2014 - With the good comes the bad. The good today was the temperature - a balmy minus 2C with snow, more than 30 degrees warm...
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January 3 Photo of the Day

January 03, 2014 - We've set record low temperatures for the last two days. This morning's reading at Long Lake level was a crisp -40C. Add...
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January 1 Photo of the Day

January 01, 2014 - Welcome to 2014. Today's photo, made on the Wanapitae River, gives an indication of how bitterly cold it was here today...
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December 30 Photo of the Day

January 01, 2014 - We are in another deep freeze. It was -28C this morning. Here you can see Monte enjoying breathing the crisp air!
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December 29 Photo of the Day

December 29, 2013 - The day started off reasonably mild, but again no sunshine. The forecast calls for us to experience a deep-freeze the re...
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December 28 Photo of the Day

December 28, 2013 - Woke up this morning to a very dull day. The temperature was just above freezing, so all the trees had lost their ice an...
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December 27 Photo of the Day

December 27, 2013 - The snow and ice continue to hang on the trees in the Goderich area. Today's photo was made near Vanastra, just east of...
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December 26 Photo of the Day

December 27, 2013 - Snow and ice covered trees, Goderich.
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December 25 Photo of the Day

December 25, 2013 - Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas day. Here is a photo from a snowy Christmas day in Goderich.
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December 24 Photo of the Day

December 24, 2013 - Spectacular morning here in the Goderich area. We had a fall of light snow last night, which covered the ice-coated tree...
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December 23 Photo of the Day

December 23, 2013 - Today's image shows there is beauty in the freezing rain storm in the southern part of Ontario. The photo was made sout...
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December 22 Photo of the Day

December 22, 2013 - A snowy day today, so I was looking for some colour in the white landscape. This bench I spotted near Minnow Lake.
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December 19 Photo of the Day

December 19, 2013 - Christmas must be coming. Today while driving along Howey Drive, I saw this guy in a red suit. So I pulled over and aske...
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December 18 Photo of the Day

December 18, 2013 - One week until Christmas! Time to get into the festive spirit, so today's photo is of Christmas lights at Science North...
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December 17 Photo of the Day

December 17, 2013 - Today's photo was made at Junction Creek in Lively. Photographing today was much more pleasant as the temperature rose t...
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December 16 Photo of the Day

December 16, 2013 - The deep freeze continues! This photo shows the moon rising behind the Sudbury Yacht Club on Ramsey Lake.
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December 15 Photo of the Day

December 15, 2013 - Today I returned to the same location along the Wanapitae River where I made yesterday's photo. These illustrate the dif...
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December 14 Photo of the Day

December 14, 2013 - Today has been very cold and overcast. These conditions produce a monochromatic image, almost as if this were a black an...
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December 12 Photo of the Day

December 12, 2013 - Ice fishing is another popular pastime in the winters of Northern Ontario. But why put up with the bitterly cold tempera...
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December 11 Photo of the Day

December 11, 2013 - Today's photo is of a Ruffed Grouse feeding from seeds on the ground below my bird feeder. Today's photo was day 48 o...
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December 10 Photo of the Day

December 10, 2013 - Today's photo is of an old log sauna at the end of Chief Lake Road.
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December 9 Photo of the Day

December 09, 2013 - We had a welcome fresh snowfall during the night and today. Then the wind came up in the afternoon, but the temperatures...
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December 8 Photo of the Day

December 08, 2013 - A day like today is difficult for a nature photographer, a day of flat gray light, a partial uninteresting snow covering...
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December 7 Photo of the Day

December 07, 2013 - A day like today tested my resolve to continue with this self-assignment. It seemed so cold today, though the temperatur...
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December 6 Photo of the Day

December 06, 2013 - Today's photo shows a typical Sudbury scene at this time of the year - a wetland along Jarvi Road on a cold and windy bu...
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December 5 Photo of the Day

December 05, 2013 - Today's photo was made near Stayner, on our way home from Goderich.
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December 4 Photo of the Day

December 04, 2013 - Weather forecasts along the route to Sudbury have kept us in Goderich another day. Today's photo was made in Huron Coun...
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Decmber 3 Photo of the Day

December 03, 2013 - It has been a colourless overcast December day here in Goderich. And to make the day drearier, the good butter tart bake...
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December 2 Photo of the Day

December 02, 2013 - Today we left Pewaukee and drove through Chicago, Gary, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Flint, and Sarnia to Goderich. Fittingly, a...
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December 1 Photo of the Day

December 01, 2013 - Welcome to December in Pewaukee. Today's photo shows some of the Christmas lights John has put up.
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November 30 Photo of the Day

November 30, 2013 - I'm attracted, as many photographers are, to old buildings as photo subjects. Weathered structures, be they homes, barns...
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November 27 Photo of the Day

November 27, 2013 - Today in Pewaukee was sunny and cold. I made today's photo (a multiple exposure) of a large willow tree in the back yard...
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November 26 Photo of the Day

November 26, 2013 - I made today's photo at Simmon's Woods Park in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, on an overcast day.
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November 25 Photo of the Day

November 25, 2013 - We spent the night at Gallagher's in Blind River. This morning was mild, but very windy when I made this photo at Galla...
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November 24 Photo of the Day

November 24, 2013 - Today has been bright and sunny - not a photographer's favourite light. Add to that the cold temperature and wind - not...
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November 23 Photo of the Day

November 23, 2013 - This was a day that tested my resolve to carry on with this project. It was our coldest day yet - minus 10C with gusty w...
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November 22 Photo of the Day

November 22, 2013 - It was raining this morning when I made my first photos of the day. The temperature then dropped and the rain turned in...
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November 21 Photo of the Day

November 21, 2013 - I found this subject matter on a beaver pond along Highway 144 near Creighton. The small ponds have only a thin covering...
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November 20 Photo of the Day

November 20, 2013 - I made this photo early this morning along a creek just down the road. The night temperature was just below freezing. Th...
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November 19 Photo of the Day

November 19, 2013 - It was a cold and sunny day today. As the sun was setting, I drove to my favourite close-to-home location again. I made...
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November 18 Photo of the Day

November 18, 2013 - We experienced gusting winds last night and today. So what was I to photograph on a day like today? Something that does...
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November 17 Photo of the Day

November 17, 2013 - Chris is a city guy who had never driven an ATV. So here he is driving my ATV on a trail behind my house.
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November 16 Photo of the Day

November 16, 2013 - Today was very mild, but overcast and windy. This photo of a stand of birch trees was made a short drive from my home,...
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November 15 Photo of the Day

November 15, 2013 - I again went to my favourite close-to-home location. With the mild temperatures we've been experiencing, much of the ice...
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November 14 Photo of the Day

November 14, 2013 - Today's photo, as with the majority of photos I've posted in the last three weeks, was made right on my property.
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November 13 Photo of the Day

November 13, 2013 - Late this afternoon I walked behind my house. There I spent a long time photographing the patterns made by newly formed...
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November 12 Photo of the Day

November 12, 2013 - The sun finally shone this afternoon, though the temperature was below freezing. I went to my familiar location close t...
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November 11 Photo of the Day

November 11, 2013 - It's becoming difficult, especially at this time of the year, to find interesting and different subject matter. This mor...
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November 10 Photo of the Day

November 10, 2013 - Birch trees are ubiquitous in the Sudbury area. These birches that I found along Jarvi Road I thought resembled ghostly...
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November 9 Photo of the Day

November 09, 2013 - I woke up to our first winter wonderland scenario this morning, with snow falling and a significant accumulation on the...
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November 8 Photo of the Day

November 08, 2013 - This afternoon I decided to go to Bell Park (on Ramsey Lake in Sudbury) to see what photo ops I might find. As soon as...
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November 7 Photo of the Day

November 07, 2013 - I drove south of the city along the old highway (now called Estaire Road) to a location near Wanup where I remembered ha...
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November 6 Photo of the Day

November 06, 2013 - I think that this photo of a red oak tree in my front yard illustrates what today's weather was like here in Sudbury - a...
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November 5 Photo of the Day

November 05, 2013 - It was mild today, though most of the day was overcast. I made a few photos very close to home, but I was not satisfied...
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November 4 Photo of the Day

November 04, 2013 - It was late in the day before I had time to search for today's photo. Behind my house there is a rock hill which drops...
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November 3 Photo of the Day

November 03, 2013 - The temperature was a bit below freezing last night, so we had some localized frost this morning. I made this photo of...
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November 2 Photo of the Day

November 02, 2013 - I woke up this morning to find a light dusting of snow around the house. But that snow was not much in evidence as I dro...
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November 1 Photo of the Day

November 01, 2013 - A long rainy night and morning raised the water levels in creeks and wetlands around our home. Fortunately we are not af...
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October 31 Photo of the Day

October 31, 2013 - A rainy day makes for good light to photograph in the forest. This image of red pines is of an area that my father plan...
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October 30 Photo of the Day

October 30, 2013 - Days like this make it difficult to find photographs. Later in the afternoon, I went for a walk around my property with...
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October 29 Photo of the Day

October 29, 2013 - Another bland colourless October day for my drive home from Toronto. The trees are all without leaves. The only colour i...
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October 27 Photo of the Day

October 27, 2013 - When the light is flat, when the conditions for making photos are poor, think outside the box. So for this photo of a b...
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Inspiration from Jim Brandenburg

October 24, 2013 - Former National Geographic photographer Jim Brandenburg created a self-assignment - shoot one photo and only one photo a...
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Familiar Location, Close to Home

August 08, 2013 - Most of the time, my best photos are made close to home. Why is that? First of all, I am familiar with the location. Se...
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Calendars

April 25, 2013 - My photos will occasionally appear in calendars. The following sales were made through the stock agency, Alamy, one of m...
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Snow Ghosts of Silver Star

January 20, 2013 - Lots of snow and an absence of winds resulted in a build-up of snow on the trees near the summit of the skiing runs at S...
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Travelling West - Photo Ops

January 19, 2013 - Driving west in early January can be difficult, especially when it comes to finding photo opportunities. Winter weather...
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November Blahs

November 01, 2012 - Here it is November. Just a month ago I was out photographing the brilliant colours of autumn in the Sudbury region. Now...
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Fall Colour in the Sudbury Area

October 12, 2012 - After my arrival home from our Greek travels, I was anxious to check out the fall colours. Getting up early was no probl...
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My Dilemma

March 21, 2012 - Veda and I have been in Vernon, British Columbia, since early January. We spend a good part of the winter season here be...
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