These days, going outside is fraught with peril, especially if you don’t keep your distance.
It’s always good to have a few hours to kill, camera in hand. And an umbrella, too.
Walking through Pointe-Claire Village on a crisp winter’s day.
View fullsize In 2017 I had started a photo blog, but after a few months I lost my focus and abandoned it. After experimenting with numerous photography sites (500px, Adobe Portfolio) and social platforms (Ello, Tumblr, Instagram) I realized that the blog helped me do something that all the those sites couldn’t: tell my story … Continue reading A picture is worth 1000 words
As soon as you leave the ceremonial areas of Ottawa (think: Parliament Hill, the Supreme Court etc.) and get away from the other obvious touristy areas (ByWard Market, The Canadian Museum of *.*, etc.) it's VERY easy to forget you're in the national capital of a G7 country.Ottawa is easily one of the most modest … Continue reading A natural capital
Lawrenceville is one of the largest neighborhood areas in Pittsburgh. It is located northeast of downtown, and like many of the city's riverfront neighborhoods, it has an industrial past. And like many industrial-era neighbourhoods, it's gentrifying and becoming hipsterized. That's bad news if you're looking for a cheap place to live, good news if you're going … Continue reading Lawrenceville