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Toronto Skyline at night in Black and White

Toronto Skyline by Matthew

Posted on 2011-06-02

This is Toronto's Skyline from the Toronto Islands. Long exposure with the small waves created very interesting streaks across the water.

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A railroad to nowhere

A railroad to nowhere by Denise

Posted on 2020-09-25

My husband and I drove to Gaspésie in September 2020, remembering a bike tour we did there in 2012. It was our first big trip in our first year of retirement. At that time, we did cross this old bridge with our bicycles to wild camp on the beach on the other side and it was a thrilling experience because we watched the sunrise and we were so happy of our luck to be able to do this kind of trip. So when I saw again this abandoned bridge under the dark sky, I thought about the time passing by so fast and things changing irrevocably...It was a mixed feeling of nostalgia and a bit of fear for the future because of the pandemic...Let's hope the sun will shine again on the other side!

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Twins! by beach

Posted on 2018-08-18

Our daughter and son-in-law are expecting twins. Spencer will have either two brothers, two sisters or one of each. We'll find out later. EXCITING! (Better than winning the Stanley Cup!) I put this little ditty together for them.

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spring in canada icy gates hydro-electric dam, Man

last masses of winter by Roger Rempel

Posted on 2018-04-10

the last ice masses of winter sit thawing in the spring sunshine near 7 sisters dam in manitoba, canada.
in about one month, it could be bikini weather at this location, so the change from spring to summer can take place quite quickly. at least for this year, we certainly hope it would hurry up a bit more!

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The Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building by Anna Cherer

Posted on 2018-02-01

The Gooderham Building, also known as the Flatiron Building, is a historic office building. It is located on the Old Town District, in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. Completed in 1892, the red-brick edifice was an early example of a prominent " flatiron building ".

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Botanical garden Winnipeg

Le bassin aux nymphéas #5/5 by Jean Fraipont

Posted on 2017-01-13

What a surprise to discover (in august of course) a wonderful collection of various plants in a beautiful park (1100 acres) ! One of the charms of Winnipeg, too little known.

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Street Art Winnipeg Manitoba Johnston

Street Art by Jean Fraipont

Posted on 2016-09-20

"St. Regis Hotel est. 1911", Winnipeg - by Charlie Johnston - Mural of the year 2003.

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Door Of A Boiler

Door Of A Boiler by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2016-06-04

North of Kingston, Ontario the woods are dotted with abandoned mica mines. These are usually shallow open-pit mines that were dug by hand, the mica being transported long distances through the woods by horse to a railroad line. The work was hard and dangerous. The miner's wives would grade the mica that the miners dug. Prospecting for the mica required a lot of skill and after an exploratory pit was dug the quality of the mica was often not good enough and the mine abandonned.

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Rapids 1

Rapids 1 by bruce millen

Posted on 2020-05-15

I'm fortunate to be the steward of a beautiful 80 hectare property on the rugged Precambrian Shield, north of my home in Kingston, Ontario. The land features forests, meadows, beaver ponds, rock outcrops and, notably, a 1.5 km portion of Depot Creek with 2 rapid systems and a waterfall. The creek provides endless photo opportunities with the changing seasonal weather conditions.

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Cowboy (1983)

Cowboy (1983) by Michael Rawluk

Posted on 2020-05-25

Two years ago we had a huge roof leak in our house that went unnoticed because it didn't come through the ceiling. The insurance company took forever to respond. In the meantime lots of +30 celcius weather. The result was black mould. We had to clear the house of everything. Most of it went to the upper floor of our large shed. My wife and I did it and when it was done I felt like I was dying. Well, it turns out I was. I went to the doctor and after many tests was diagnosed with a rare bone marrow cancer called Myelofibrosis. Within months,I was unable to do anything. Contractors demolished the insides of the house and rebuild it. I slept. My wife organized everything and worked hard. Last year i had a Stem Cell Transplant and now I can do very little. It is a very long recovery period. I am also going through something called Graft versus Host disease. Not entirely pleasant.
The photo? I am using my time to scan old negatives. Something I have been planning for a long time.

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Moose Lake hike

Moose Lake Hike by B. Thomas

Posted on 2019-11-13

The Moose Lake Loop Trail winds through the thick lodge pole pine tree forest and beautiful scenery to the lake. It is rated as a moderate hike, but to us it seemed pretty steep and hard but worth the effort. Moose are commonly encountered in this area.

We were happy to find a large female moose out in the water feeding on bottom plants. There was another moose on the other side of a small island.

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Johnston Canyon

Johnston Canyon by B. Thomas

Posted on 2019-09-19

Any visit to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada should include a hike in Johnston Canyon. The Upper Falls can be reached by hiking 3 miles round trip along an elevated catwalk through the gorgeous canyon.

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Something Coming


Flag of CA

Honest Ed's bargain store (previously featured here has been torn down, and something new is coming to take its place. Maybe I should post more shots of Honest Ed's from when it still was standing. I probably have a few interesting shots.

Anyway, I liked the cranes here. I seem to have a thing for them.

Something Coming by Damon Schreiber

Something Coming by Damon Schreiber

Posted on 2018-10-27

Honest Ed's bargain store (previously featured here has been torn down, and something new is coming to take its place. Maybe I should post more shots of Honest Ed's from when it still was standing. I probably have a few interesting shots.

Anyway, I liked the cranes here. I seem to have a thing for them.

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Flying over Muskoka in fall

Flying over Muskoka in fall by Michael David

Posted on 2018-04-15

I was flying over cultivated fields in fall and looking down, I was amazed how abstract the view below me looked.

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7 sisters dam wall o spring ice Manitoba canada ma

icy chunks and curtains by Roger Rempel

Posted on 2018-04-09

since spring is a tad late this year... and cabin fever may set in, it was time for a stroll in front of the 7 sisters hydro-electric dam in late spring. this scene reveals a vast array of icy chunks and curtains. these are quite blinding in the bright sun, and many of these ice chunks are the size of small cars. the ice brings very interesting detail in cross section. the icy curtains are a few storeys tall.

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yellow bison sculpture on red river in winnipeg

pixelated bison by Roger Rempel

Posted on 2018-03-08

this rare and spectacular species calls manitoba its favourite habitat. the pixelated bison can be seen every winter grazing on thick, tasty ice on the mighty red river -with this fella's herd ranging just south of the forks in winnipeg, canada. you can see just how thick the pixelated bison's graze ice can be... that crack beneath his feet has a white "shadow" along its length - this is the cross-section of a crack extending the full depth of the ice. the pixelated bison love it!

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église St-Joseph 1949 - 2017

église St-Joseph 1949 - 2017 by daigneault - photographe

Posted on 2017-07-26

Un point de repère de l'histoire des Granbyens a été démoli.
Cette église catholique se souvenait de plein de baptêmes, de mariages, de funérailles et de cérémonies. Si ma mère voyait ça, elle serait bien triste. Elle y a chanté pendant plusieurs années.

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Enigma by Phil Morris

Posted on 2017-01-26

B&W sepia toned photo, then using Dr. Martin's Airbrush watercolours which I used to paint the B&W image. A drop of red, half yellow and 2 sepia with water for the face paint, it can be applied either with a long q tip type stereo cleaner, but not a q-tip as it can easily scratch. It can be applied by an airbrush and small lines of the eyelashes with a 00 paint brush.

Reworked eyebrows, lashes, lips, in effect I use a lot of Hollywood retouch procedures in a more modern method at this time.

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Steeple No. 1

Steeple No. 1 by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2016-08-01

One of the many church spires that are prevalent in the Eastern Townships and Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec which shows their French Catholic heritage.

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Catherine Kennedy

Catherine Kennedy by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2015-09-29

Life begins; is lived to the best of our ability and then we move on, leaving behind a stone monument in hopes that someone remembers.

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My mother's sewing machine with my family photo.

Once Upon My Childhood by Jola Martysz - Photography

Posted on 2020-04-25

One of my very early childhood memories is rattle of my mother's sewing machine, when she has repaired our clothes or was sewing something for our household. The sewing machine with all it's moving parts was very mysterious to me. Now I am a happy owner of a very similar one.

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.. dog & butterfly ..

.. dog & butterfly .. by Timber

Posted on 2016-07-31

.. some butterflies are elusive.. few can disappear as suddenly as the Mourning Cloak. I circled our deck which was surrounded by milkweek, hoping for a closer shot.. but where was it ? I knew it had landed.. so did the young dog.. Ah.. there it was in plain sight. It fluttered about for 10 precious minutes, in very light & warm breezes.. lots of milkweed & other flowers blooming.. and later I did get a fortunate close up.. wings spread wide, resting quietly

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Drive by Snow Plow

As I drive I Sometimes Pick Up Strangers by Phil Morris

Posted on 2013-04-24

A Drive-By Snow Plow,

Love this invention, I almost feel like I am driving down 5th Avenue, down the cobblestone streets of New York, many, decades ago. I pick up whatever my catcher on 5th Avenue decides!

After sepia toning this black and white image I go to photoshop to lighten the highlight- shadows, then add color, then Orton Effect to bring back depth, then go back
and merge into sepia again, finish the gradation in color curves, final touches of color.

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a front walk

Front Walk by beach

Posted on 2018-11-08

Most of Wendy's flowers have finished for the season. A few yellow and red roses are still trying to bloom, but now we just have to cut back, divide some perennials, and rake the leaves...again. But I love fall.

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Humans from above

Humans from above by Michael David

Posted on 2018-10-10

Humans from Above
Spotted in the Toronto Eaton Centre

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Inukjuak sunset

Inukjuak, Nunavik by Vincent Bertrand

Posted on 2018-05-08

En attente à l'aéroport d'Inukjuak, dans le Nunavik (Québec), deux avions d'Air Inuit et un magnifique coucher de soleil.

(photo prise à partir du cockpit d'un troisième avion d'Air Inuit)

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Paul in 1977

Paul in 1977 by Phil Morris

Posted on 2018-05-07

I found this other portrait I did of paul when I had been commissioned to do some
pictures of Paul and his sister. This image I used a Tiffen Fog Filter #3, and then
I had to further soften all the edges as the negative has deteriorated quite a bit.
The negs will have to go soon as the deterioration is getting bad. I suppose that
some negatives last longer. It depends on who developed the negatives for me.
I usually sent the negatives out for developing while I printed my own b&w photos.

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YouTube 1950 - 16mm

YouTube 1950 - 16mm by daigneault - photographe

Posted on 2018-03-19

YouTube 1950 - 16mm
À cette époque, visionner des films
était une activité familiale
avec plein de rires.

Les temps changent…

Qu'en pensez-vous ?

.At that time, watching movies
was a family activity
with lots of laughs.

The times are changing…

What do you think ?

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northern lights aurora autumn lake winnipeg manito

aurora soup by Roger Rempel

Posted on 2017-10-16

interesting lights from some aurora activity seen off shores of lake winnipeg in wee hours of oct 14.

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Horseshoe Falls, "A Left-Eyed View"

Towering Falls by Steven

Posted on 2017-10-11

This was my first time seeing Niagara Falls and was amazed by its sheer power. I was then amazed to get a different PoV and notice people standing at the base of the Falls and noting the sheer scale of it. I had to capture this. This was a particularly windy day and many of the spectators got soaked by the blowing mist. We went down there on a later date when the wind took the mist in the opposite direction and kept us fairly dry.

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the big chill

the big chill by Carol

Posted on 2017-01-09

Taking photos along Lake Erie, Ontario in winter is an experience. It seems like you're on another planet!You just stand there in awe and gaze at its beauty! Without the sun it looks desolate but when the sun is shining it takes your breath away!!

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Temple In The Woods

Temple In The Woods by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2017-01-12

Although I have given this image a gentle name it is actually an abandoned phosphorous plant near Gatineau used during the war.

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A Child's Love

A Child's Love by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2015-02-14

I was walking along a beach in Newfoundland when I came across a plank with a child's sea shell artwork on it. This one in particular caught my eye. I was filled with warm feelings of heartfelt gifts for Mom.

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Planting' Spuds

Planting' Spuds by Robert D. Burr

Posted on 2016-04-29

I had a great discussion with this fellow about the art of planting potato near Maberly Newfoundland.

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