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The Final Wreck of the Erie Belle

January 05, 2017  •  5 Comments
Last month (originally posted May of 2014), I wrote about the shipwreck that lies onshore just a stone's throw south of the Kincardine pier, the Ann Maria. This time I'm going to tell you about another wreck that lies onshore a bit more south of Kincardine, on Boiler Beach Road in Huron-Kinloss Township. All that now remains of the Erie Belle is th...
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Underneath the Milky Sky

June 12, 2016  •  5 Comments
I have been enduring a few sleepless nights and coffee-fuelled days in the last week or so, but it's all been worth it for the nighttime views I've witnessed lately. I've been out with my camera attempting to capture the exquisite beauty of the Milky Way galaxy, but there were also many moments of just sitting under the stars, contemplating the exi...
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Behind The Lens: "The Artist Sets The Mood"

March 31, 2016  •  1 Comment
H ello there! I've been a bit slack regarding my blog entries, forgive me! I have been in hibernation somewhat, but like the wild animals, I am emerging with the spring temperatures. Today was quite warm, though many parts of Ontario were under rain and wind warnings, with gusts of up to 90km/h possible. It was incredibly windy, the rain did indee...
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Softly Falling Diamonds

January 21, 2016  •  2 Comments
W ith winter finally in full swing here in Southwestern Ontario, it's been snowing quite heavily in January, with a few "snow days" this year already. I've greeted the snow with excitement this year, as now I get to add to my snowflake macro photograph collection! It's not an easy task under the best of conditions, but the snow squalls we've been e...
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Merry Christmas 2015

December 24, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
A Very M erry C hristmas To You All! I want to give sincere thanks to each and every one of you who have come out to my shows and events, purchased my artwork, encouraged my success, and joined me on social media this year. I cannot properly express how grateful I am to be part of such great communities - both in my own little town in Southweste...
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Meet Me in November

November 13, 2015  •  1 Comment
H i again! I have mentioned on social media that I have three big shows coming up in November 2015; Lake Effects, Artful Hands, and my solo show at the Sugar Shack. Here are the dates and places so you can mark your calendars! " Lake Effects " November 14th - December 24th See my previous blog post for more details about this show and sale hel...
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Lake Effects Art Show

November 10, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I have the honour of having been invited to participate in a three-artist show, alongside talented photographers Janette Baillie and Derek Houston. This will be held at Baillie's Picture Framing in Grand Bend, Ontario, until December 24th, 2015. The show is called "Lake Effects", and each of us will be displaying works inspired by Lake Huron and th...
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And It's Not Even Easter...

October 18, 2015  •  1 Comment
L ast evening we went for one of those meandering drives with no particular destination in mind. I knew the sunset was going to be spectacular because heavy dramatic snow clouds threatened over the lake, where the water was a swirling mosaic of turquoise, sapphire, and white. I trusted that when the time came to photograph the sunset, we'd have fou...
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Always A Riot In August

July 28, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Greetings good people! The month of August will arrive shortly and it's unfathomable how summer is just flying by this year, but that hot summer month promises to be a busy one! I love that the temperatures have finally turned sultry here for a truly beach town atmosphere. Bring on the festivals! Here's a bit of what I have going on in August:...
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Behind The Scenes - "The Wind"

June 28, 2015  •  1 Comment
H ello everyone! It has been much too long since I've written a blog post, and so I've decided to share a bit from 'behind the scenes' of my latest fine art self-portrait titled, "The Wind". It rained here much of the day yesterday (except for a gloriously shining moment at sundown when the sun peeked through cloud cover, bathed everything in vio...
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