Welcome to my photography blog, where I share artistic techniques that I use to create my artwork. These include items to look for when out in the field, in-camera functions that are applied when capturing an image, and post-processing methods that turn ordinary photos into fine art photography. I also discuss how to make use of various photographic tools, from our eyes and camera equipment to software, to transform our world’s canvas into art pieces. Please join me on virtual photo journeys as I share my photography outings, both locally and on travels far from home.

Spring Sakura 2021

April 22, 2021
For those of you living in Ontario, Canada, you might have been shocked (as I was) to find snow on the ground and flurries in the air this morning. Two weeks ago we had +...
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Photo Book Gifts for Special Occasions

April 15, 2021
Now that Easter and Passover have been celebrated (though it was another year of virtual celebrations in most locations, to limit in-person gatherings during the pandemic...
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Yet Another Lockdown

April 11, 2021
In Ontario, as in many other provinces and countries, yet another lockdown has been issued in an attempt to curb the rising cases of COVID-19. Two weeks ago restaurant pa...
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Hopeful Easter 2021

April 04, 2021
Similar to Easter 2020, this year Easter 2021 will also be a memorable one for many reasons. Religious celebrations will likely be held online rather than in churches, Ea...
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Welcome Spring 2021

March 22, 2021
Welcome spring 2021! The temperatures in Toronto warmed up to a balmy 12 degrees to match the arrival of spring, and the coming week should be this warm (or even warmer)...
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Significance of March 11 2021

March 14, 2021
March 11, 2021 was significant for a number of reasons. It marked the 10th anniversary of the Great Tohoku (East Japan) Earthquake. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake in 2011 t...
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Stay-At-Home Views: 10 Months Later

February 21, 2021
Ten months ago in late April 2020, when I was one-and-a-half months into the stay-at-home orders imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I wrote a post with a series of 12...
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Winter Scenes Amidst a Pandemic

January 24, 2021
Despite the promising news of various vaccines being available against COVID-19, it will take time for sufficient supplies to be produced and distributed around the globe...
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Happy New Year 2021

December 31, 2020
As the world heads into 2021, no doubt everyone around the globe is hoping for a better New Year, a year where the COVID-19 pandemic can come to an end and health can be...
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Happy Holidays 2020

December 24, 2020
Two more sleeps until Christmas Day! How are you celebrating the holidays this year? For most of us it will be very different, with COVID-related restrictions in many cou...
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Black Friday 2020

November 24, 2020
Before you know it, American Thanksgiving is coming up this week along with Black Friday, Cyber Monday next week and shopping for Christmas presents! This year Black Frid...
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Thanksgiving 2020

October 15, 2020
As schools restarted in September and some people tried to resume pre-COVID life by socializing in restaurants or in large groups, COVID-19 cases rose in recent weeks. To...
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Invitation to join FRAMES Magazine and Photo Community

October 01, 2020
As we head into October and countries around the world continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, I hope your art and photography are helping you navigate through this unp...
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ArtWalk in the Square Online 2020

September 24, 2020
Fall has officially arrived this week - a few days ago temperatures dropped to single digits in Canada, and my building had arranged for central heating to be turned on,...
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Making Summer Last

August 29, 2020
It's already the end of August - where has the summer gone? I hope you're enjoying the most of it, despite the restrictions on travelling overseas and various degrees of...
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