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Rembrandt and portraits by invitation

“Almost two-thirds of his entire output consists of portraits of one kind or another ­­— self-portraits, group portraits, single portraits. And instead of being commissioned, the subjects for most of these works were chosen by […]

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Educational entertainment

You wouldn’t think of a drive along the Welland Canal as educational entertainment. I didn’t. I avoided the main highways as I drove from Cambridge, toward the Niagara Peninsula. Arriving in Port Colborne, we sat […]

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The return of the WAFFLE!

It took me by surprise. It’s Civic Holiday Monday in Canada. The first Monday in August. Growing up, it symbolized summer was half over. In the days when we made stuff, it marked the end […]

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Give justice to the “Arrowhead Sand Dunes”

Recently I added an image of “Big Bend” in Arrowhead Provincial Park to my store. I love it as an art piece with its diagonal lines and textures. Yet the art print does not reveal […]

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NATURE’S WHISPER

Nature’s Whisper Sometimes we need to sit quietly in order to hear the message that was meant for our ears. Just a few yards away the water was shouting as it cascaded over the rocks […]

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Do you remember winters like this?

OXTONGUE RAPIDS – WINTER 2019 Do you remember old fashioned winters where snowbanks were so high you thought you could touch the phone lines? Did you ever have to fight to free yourself from snow […]

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FINE ART PRINTS FOR SALE

FINE ART PRINTS FOR SALE On the journey of learning my craft, I had to learn art; lighting, composition, triangles, leading lines, texture, and on and on.  These lessons were learned studying art and  artists, […]

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I’m not a play thing

It was in the late 1980’s. I was taking on pretty much any photographic assignment I could find in order to pay the bills. I picked up the phone when it rang to hear the […]

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Favourites: A successful portrait.

Success is not accidentally arriving at a place that makes you happy. Success is arriving at a predetermined place you know will make you happy. That doesn’t mean there aren’t detours along the way. It […]

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Mammoth favourite

The Big Dump Impressive! Created for Komdresco Manufacturing in Cambridge in the late 1980’s, this image of a welder working on a dump box for a mining truck needed to express the mammoth task of […]

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