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Throwback Thursday

Rum and Raisin at Sunset

Throwback Thursday is traveling back to the summer of 1985.

I spent part of that summer in Ontario shooting travel and nature for two British photo agencies. This is a sunset seen from the dock in Big Bay. Close to the dock there’s a general store that sold (and still sells as far as I know) homemade ice cream. I was eating rum and raisin ice cream while photographing the setting sun.

Throwback Thursday: Rum and Raisin at Sunset
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Throwback Thursday

Georgian Bay at dusk

Throwback Thursday travels back to Ontario, Canada in the summer of 1985. I spent part of the summer in Ontario shooting nature and travel photos for a couple of photo agencies.

This was a completely unplanned photo. I was about to head back to the U.K. so wanted to use up the roll of Kodachrome 64 in the camera. I went down to the Georgian Bay shoreline at dusk and used the film up.

The next day I drove into Toronto to drop all my exposed Kodachrome off at the Kodak processing plant. I picked up the processed films on my way to the airport two days later.

Sometime later this was one of the photos included in a portfolio  of my work published in a photo magazine.

 

Throwback Thursday: Georgian Bay at dusk

 

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Month of Squares

Perspective on a Gravel Road

This is my day 8 contribution to Becky’s July Squares on the theme of Perspective.

This is a gravel road on the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Photographed in the summer of 1985 little did I know that 20 odd years later I would be living in the area.

The plateau on the horizon is a section of the Niagara Escarpment.

 

July Squares: Perspective on a Gravel Road

 

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Month of Squares

January Squares: Beam of Sunlight

For day 11 of Becky’s January Squares: Light photo challenge I went with sunlight.

A beam of sunlight breaking through storm clouds and illuminating a hillside at Loch Arkaig, Scotland.

January Squares: Beam of Sunlight

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CFFC

CFFC: Circles, Curves and Arches

This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Circles, Curves and Arches.

An Eastern Garter Snake curves in the grass while eating a Northern Leopard Frog.

CFFC: Circles, Curves and Arches

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Lens-Artists

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Pick a Place

This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Pick a Place.

Having moved around the U.K. and Canada over the decades I had quite a few ideas for the challenge. It was my recent One Word Sunday: Luck that made me think of the summer of 1985.

I spent part of that summer living in southern Ontario. All the photos are from that summer.

The sun sets behind the Niagara Escarpment at Big Bay. Taken while standing on the dock eating a Rum and Raisin ice cream made in the Big Bay General Store.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Pick a Place

 

The Cape Croker lighthouse on the Georgian Bay shoreline.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Pick a Place

 

An interesting eroded rock on the Georgian Bay shoreline.

Eroded rock, natural sculpture.

 

A monochrome study of a section of the Georgian Bay shoreline at Cape Croker.

Georgian Bay shoreline.

 

The Sydenham River flows over Inglis Falls just outside Owen Sound.

Falling Water.

 

An Eastern Garter Snake twisted in the grass eating a Northern Leopard Frog.

Twisted into an S.