Author Archives: John Mitchell

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Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new, so the saying goes. Death, taxes and change are the only certainties in life. These are two familiar sayings, or at least two that I am familiar […]

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Favourites: Brotherhood

Brotherhood: It’s a special bond. In the twenty-five years that I had my studio on King Street in Preston I spent many November 11ths photographing the Remembrance Day service at the cenotaph just down the […]

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Favourites; Fill the frame

Fill the frame The year was 1971 and I was in my first year of photographic study at Conestoga College. Looking back, I’m am amazed I was there. There were only 20 positions open and […]

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Favourites

Favourites; every photographer has them. Favourite images, some took hours or even days to plan out and execute. Others happened so quick there was no time to plan anything. But they all have one thing […]

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What would you do?

What would you do? I want to know. Thirty-five years ago when I was deciding to move my studio into a store front location, one of the chores facing me was deciding on a sign […]

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Driftwood and a log cabin

Driftwood and a log cabin, or a study in black and white, or Inspiration Point; all are possible titles for this black and white toned print. The title is, as of yet undecided. The location […]

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Seeing the hidden Algonquin

Algonquin’s sausage – lumbering. I was told there are two things you don’t want to see how they are made; taxes and sausage. Lumbering is a verb not a noun. It’s an action not a […]

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Spruce Bog, Algonquin Park

Spruce Bog, Algonquin Park – accessible trail In my adventures to Algonquin Park I had never walked the Spruce Bog Trail. That changed the morning of October 7th when my brother and I walked the […]

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Hot off the press

They’re here – hot of the press. The 2020 Furry Friends Foto calendar has arrived. They are hot off the press and you should get yours before they are gone. For me this year’s calendar […]

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Clarity

Does it have clarity? Right away when I wrote this I thought “is it in focus” and I guess photographically that is the obvious way to thinking of clarity. Is that important? Absolutely. I have […]

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