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So Many Woodpeckers
2023-01-21 20:05
Recently I went on a walk in a local wooded area, for most of the walk I didn't see anything other than some Black-Capped Chickadees until near the end when the first came alive. I saw four… Read More
2022-12-02 02:23
The last stop on my trip overseas was a quick two-day stopover in Dublin. It was a very different city compared to the ones in Scotland, there were a lot more people in the streets and it fe… Read More
Isle Of Arran
2022-11-29 00:37
Another place I visited was the Isle of Arran. To get there I took a train from Glasgow to Ardrossan, then a ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick, then a bus from Brodick to Lochranza.Lochranza D… Read More
2022-11-27 15:19
This is actually the third destination that I went to with the second being Edinburgh, however, I didn't get any photos in Edinburgh due to it raining all day long. These photos are all from… Read More
2022-11-26 16:32
Recently I took a trip to Scotland and Ireland, where I visited Glasgow, Edinburgh (no photos of there as it rained all day), Stirling, Isle of Arran, and Dublin. Here are the photos from Gl… Read More
Mud Lake 2022
2022-10-08 17:20
 On my annual fall trip to Mud Lake in Ottawa, I was yet again treated to a wonderful collection of birds and colours. The birds at Mud Lake are quite friendly and some of them will eve… Read More
Taylor Lake Gatineau Park
2022-09-11 23:57
Probably the last camping trip for me in 2022 was up to Taylor Lake in Gatineau Park. It was a beautiful campsite, on the water. Only 45-1 hour from where I live in Ottawa, I will definitely… Read More
Murphy's Point Provincial Park 2022
2022-08-01 23:54
Recently I went camping a Murphy's Point Provincial Park, which is my favourite park to camp in Ontario. In my opinion is far better than Algonquin and Bon Echo and even Killarney. I saw a b… Read More
The Milky Way
2022-07-29 22:41
 For the first time since Covid-19 hit in March 2020, I was able to go back up to Red Pine Camp on Golden Lake. I didn't really see much to photograph this time as all of the birds were… Read More
Samuel De Champlain Provincial Park 2022
2022-07-10 14:33
For the Canada Day long weekend, I went camping at a park I had never been to. Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park. For those that don't know where that is, it is located 3.5 hours Northwest… Read More
First Camping Trip Of 2022 - Bon Echo
2022-07-01 14:29
The first camping trip I went on this year was in late June, when I went to Bon Echo Provincial Park. I stayed for two nights, driving down from Ottawa on Friday and then leaving Sunday. It… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 8:
2022-06-23 19:42
The eighth day of our trip was a very good day. We started off the morning with a hike on Hirtle's Beach, followed by going whale watching out of Lunenburg harbour, and followed up by a very… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 7: Lunenburg
2022-06-22 22:35
The seventh day of our trip started out in the fog. Which made for some rather nice photos. The day was spent in Lunenburg and the surrounding area.View of the LaHave river from our BnB.View… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 6: Peggy's Cove
2022-06-21 21:46
On the sixth day of our trip, we rented a car and drove to Peggy's Cove, on our way to our BnB in La Have. For those that don't know Peggy's Cove is a pretty little fishing village in Nova S… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 5: Point Pleasant Park
2022-06-21 00:26
 On the fifth day of our vacation in Halifax, we walked from our hotel down to Point Pleasant Park for the day. This is a rather large urban park at the point of the peninsula that make… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 3: Halifax
2022-06-16 01:06
Our first full day in Halifax occurred on day 3 of our trip. After getting in by train at around 4am we slept in till 10 and then started our day. We spent the day walking down on the harbou… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 2: The Ocean Day 2
2022-06-14 20:38
 The second day aboard train number 14 the Ocean, started off quite eventfully. I woke up around 5:30am to the emergency brakes going off. I didn't really think much of it and figured t… Read More
Nova Scotia Day 1: Train 14 The Ocean
2022-06-13 22:04
Recently my girlfriend and I went on a 9 day trip out to the Canadian province of Nova Scotia "Canada's Ocean Playground". Instead of flying we decide to take the train from Ottawa to Montre… Read More
The Bees Are Back
2022-05-03 22:16
On my most recent walk around Ottawa, I was quite pleased to find a lot of bees buzzing around some wild trout lilies. This is a sure sign that spring is here to stay (hopefully I didn't jus… Read More
Spring Animals
2022-04-18 21:09
Recently I went for a walk by the Rideau River here in Ottawa and got some pictures of the first spring animals out and about this year.Groundhog Above its BorrowSong Sparrow in a TreeRed-Wi… Read More
Nuthatches And Woodpeckers
2022-02-05 22:15
During a walk at Oschmann Forest Conservation Area, I spotted some White-breasted Nuthatches and a Downy Woodpecker. This is quite a nice forest to walk in, as it is a working maple syr… Read More
A Cold Winter Walk
2022-01-22 22:58
Today I went for a cold winter walk just to get out of the house. I decided to bring my camera along because why not. The first photo is of a flock of ducks flying towards the only open part… Read More
2021-10-23 16:27
For the second year in a row, I went down to Mud Lake to try to get some bird photos during the migration season. I did end up with some nice photos of birds but, these birds will most likel… Read More
Gone Birding
2021-10-02 20:39
Recently I went briding in the parks around my apartment, I spotted a wide variety of birds including some Yellow-Rumped Warblers, Song Sparrows, Great Blue Herons and Eastern Phoebes, along… Read More
2021-09-30 18:24
The last camping trip of the season before the weather gets to cold and the parks all shut for the year, was to Sharbot Lake Provincial Park. I went there around this time last year and it w… Read More
Algonquin 2021
2021-08-30 21:55
Recently I went to Algonquin Provincial Park for a camping trip. The weather wasn't great so we only did two trails but still had a great time. The photos are a mix of trees, birds, mushroom… Read More
2021-08-23 12:51
My family's annual reunion trip up to the Hunt Camp as we call it was a little soggier (due to two rainstorms) than normal, however, it was a lot warmer. This is the first time in over 3 yea… Read More
2021-06-13 20:14
 I was finally able to go on my first camping trip of the season this weekend. Ontario had just announced a reduction of the COVID rules which allowed Ontario Parks to open for overnigh… Read More
2021-03-07 17:10
This weekend I finally got around to going out for a nice walk again. It was a fairly cold day in Ottawa so that meant a rather short walk. We went to the Fletcher Wildlife Garden's which is… Read More
Wood Ducks And Others At Mud Lake
2020-10-25 13:45
Recently I finally had the chance to go to Mud Lake in Ottawa and boy did it not disappoint. The number of birds I saw was quite impressive, but I think the most impressive thing to me was a… Read More
A Train And A Falcon
2020-10-17 18:29
These two photos do not relate to each other in the slightest, in fact, I don't think I even took them on the same day, however, I still wanted to post them. The first photo is of a Via Rail… Read More
Sharbot Lake Provincial Park
2020-10-03 18:19
Last weekend I went camping in Sharbot Lake Provincial Park. Here are some photos from that trip.The first two photos are from a hike I went on in the park. These are mostly just tree apprec… Read More
Bonnechere Provincial Park
2020-09-22 17:39
I went on my first camping trip this year to Bonnechere Provincial Park. I just stayed for one night but it was still quite enjoyable. The campsite that I was at backed onto an oxbow lake, a… Read More
Cottage Trip
2020-09-17 18:15
Last week I went down to my great aunt's cottage for my annual trip. The cottage is located in the Kawartha region of Ontario. I took quite a few photos at the cottage but not a lot of them… Read More
Murphy's Point Provincial Park
2020-08-19 17:19
Recently I took a day trip down to Murphy's Point Provincial Park. I ended up going on two hikes in the park and spending some time at the day-use beach. On my first hike, I saw a lot of dif… Read More
Birds By The River
2020-08-05 19:51
Since moving to Ottawa I have been down to the Rideau River a few times to go on walks or to try to grab some photos. These photos are all from one photography outing. The first photo a… Read More
2020-07-19 17:19
Recently I moved from Stratford to Ottawa, and with that came a lot of new photography opportunities. For this post, I will be talking about my first attempt at panning. For those that don't… Read More
Swallows By The River
2020-07-05 16:22
The Thames River flows through a small village in Perth County called Motherwell. Near this village is a dirt road that runs perpendicular to the river that I always love driving down, as it… Read More
Royal Botanical Gardens
2020-06-24 22:20
The Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), located in Hamilton, Ontario, is designated a National Historic Site of Canada. I live only an hour and a half away from the RBG but yet I had never been u… Read More
The Moon And St Mary's
2020-06-18 21:15
A couple of days ago I looked up into the sky and found this beautiful looking Waking Cresent Moon shining bright in the evening light. There was a light dusting of clouds at evening, but I… Read More
Blue Jays And Baltimore Orioles
2020-05-29 19:42
In my backyard I recently had a family of Blue Jays move in. They seemed to be nesting in a neighbour's tree and would always come down to eat the seeds we put out for them. I had taken thes… Read More
A Walk On The Avon Trail
2020-05-25 00:38
On the Avon Trail, a person will find a variety of different habitats, ranging from farmers' fields, woodlots, valleys, streams, and rivers. The most recent walk I want on, I passed through… Read More
A River View
2020-05-13 17:30
One day during the quarantine I decided to go for a drive out in the countryside. I ended up down some random dirt road where I found a bridge going over a branch of the Thames River. I pull… Read More
Rabbits And A Walk In The Woods
2020-05-02 17:38
Recently there has been a family of rabbits that have moved into my backyard. There appears to be a male and a female, with the male rabbit slightly larger than the female. I'm not too sure… Read More
Nuthatches And A Song Sparrow
2020-04-04 22:55
Due to the pandemic we currently all live in it's important to be careful when you are going out taking photos as you should be avoiding people as much as possible. The other day I went to a… Read More
Chickadee And A Bufflehead
2020-03-20 18:06
A couple of days ago it was a fairly nice day and I needed to get out of the house and away from the papers, I was working on. During my walk, I saw very few birds but the ones I did see I m… Read More
My First Snowy Owl
2020-02-16 21:52
My first Snowy Owl pictures. I think they turned out pretty good, I know they won't win any awards but I am still proud of them given the circumstances of the photo. I just got home for read… Read More
Backyard Birds
2020-01-06 02:37
This is my first blog post of 2020 so I want to start off by wishing my readers a happy new year. This photo I took while out on a walk at a local conservation area and doesn't actually go w… Read More
Red Tailed Hawk
2019-12-14 02:08
Today as I was driving to go do some shopping in London I saw this Red-tailed Hawk sitting on a telephone wire by the side of the road. I turned the car around and pulled over to start takin… Read More
Cuba Part 4
2019-12-08 21:35
Welcome to the final blog post about my trip to Cuba. It has taken me almost two whole months to post all of the pictures I wanted to but I managed it. If you want to check out Part 1, Part… Read More
Cuba Part 3
2019-11-28 20:40
A tour of the city of Matanzas was the second part of the excursion I went on while on holiday. The first part of the excursion is talked about in my post, Cuba Part 2. During the part of th… Read More
Cuba Part 2
2019-11-17 02:33
In Cuba, my family and I went on an excursion to the Bellamar Caves and to the city of Matanzas. This post will focus on the Bellamar Caves, while the following one will focus on the city of… Read More
Cuba Part 1
2019-11-06 01:18
Welcome to my series about my vacation I went on with my family in Cuba over reading break. We stayed in the tourist area of Varadero which is a peninsula jutting out from the main island of… Read More
2019-10-28 20:05
The weekend of October 5th is Thanksgiving in Canada, that weekend I went up to Ottawa with my girlfriend to spend the holiday with her family. The first photo in this post is actually taken… Read More
New Lens
2019-09-27 02:27
My birthday happened recently and for my birthday I was given a new lens for my camera. I got the  AF-P DX Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED VR lens. This is the second lens that I have for… Read More
Mark S Burnham Provincial Park Part 2
2019-08-16 20:06
Today on my day off I decided I wanted to go for a walk. I hadn't been on a walk for a while in Mark S Burnham so I decided to go there and it did not disappoint. At the park, I was able to… Read More
Red Pine Camp 2019
2019-07-29 01:53
This year I was able to go up to Red Pine Camp again, but only for a couple of days due to my work schedule. On my drive up I took a rather scenic route that included many lakes and great vi… Read More
Trent Nature Area
2019-07-11 16:27
These photos are from a walk I took in the Trent Nature Area. I went back in late May or early June and just have not had the time to upload these yet. The first picture is of a boardwalk wi… Read More
Mark S Burnham 2019 Part 1
2019-06-03 23:54
Today I was able to get out and go for a walk in Mark S Burnham Provincial Park which is just five minutes outside of Peterborough. The first two photos are of the same mushroom but one is i… Read More
Montreal Part 3
2019-03-24 23:50
 This is the third and final instalment of my Montreal blog. I want to apologize for this post being a week late, it is the end of term and I have been busy with assignments. This post… Read More
2019-03-11 16:17
This is the second out of a three-part series I am doing on my trip to Montreal that occurred during reading break. The first photo is taken from the balcony of the apartment that I was stay… Read More
2019-03-04 03:50
This past reading break me and my girlfriend went to Montreal for a holiday. We stayed at a relatives apartment which was centrally located. The first picture is showing the view from the ap… Read More
Via Rail 72
2019-02-18 23:15
Via Rail is what I consider a national treasure that gets forgotten about more often than not. It used to span Canada but due to cutbacks, it is a fraction of what it once was. I take Via Ra… Read More
A Walk On The Ice
2019-02-07 22:07
Last weekend before the weather was too crazy I was able to go out for a walk on the frozen Trent-Severn Waterway. This body of water is always the first to freeze as there is little water m… Read More
2018-12-17 00:55
December is a busy time, people have to start holiday shopping, students are finishing assignments and doing exams, employees are trying to meet and of year targets, and animals are try… Read More
Hunting Camp: Mushrooms
2018-10-08 20:29
This is part 4 of the Hunting Camp series and will also be the final post in this series as well. The theme for this post as the title suggests is mushrooms. When I went up to the Hunting Ca… Read More
Hunting Camp: Day 2
2018-09-30 16:12
This is part 3 of the Hunting Camp series that I am doing. Part 3 is about mist. That morning I woke up early because in the past there had always been mist on the lake when I woke up and th… Read More
Hunting Camp: Night
2018-09-23 22:17
This is part 2/4 in the series called Hunting Camp. This part of the series focuses on the stars and the night sky. The Hunting Camp is just south of Algonquin park which means that the&nbsp&hell…Read More
Hunting Camp: Day 1
2018-09-16 16:11
This is part one out of a three-part series I'm doing. Every year my moms side of the family goes up to what we call the Hunting Camp. No one actually hunts up there but in the past people d… Read More
Butterflies, Bees And A River
2018-08-17 19:57
This past weekend I was in Stratford to visit my parents. In Stratford, there's a really nice garden called Shakespeare Gardens. It has a lot of bee-friendly flowers down there so I kne… Read More
Red Pine Camp
2018-08-02 23:12
Last week I was on vacation at Red Pine Camp. This is a family camp located on Golden Lake in Ontario. I didn't manage to get as many photos as I would have liked due to the weather and… Read More
Canada Day Fireworks
2018-07-13 19:55
On Canada Day which is July 1st, I was up in Ottawa with my girlfriend visiting her parents. We went down to Parliment Hill to see the fireworks that were going to happen that night. This wa… Read More
Silent Lake Provincial Park
2018-07-05 23:05
Two weekends ago I went up to Silent Lake Provincial Park which is just south of Bancroft. On the way there I stopped by Eels Creek which is picnic pull off from the road. Eels Creek ha… Read More
Mothers Garden
2018-06-26 00:21
This past weekend I went home to visit my family. I was only there for two days so there wasn't much chance to get out and take pictures. My mothers garden was out in full bloom so I was abl… Read More
Petroglyphs Provincial Park
2018-05-31 17:39
This past weekend I had the chance to go to Petroglyphs Provincial Park. The park has the largest collection of First Nation petroglyphs in Ontario. Unfortunately, you are not allo… Read More
Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park
2018-05-12 19:50
Today was the first weekend that my girlfriend was back in town so I wanted to do something rather than just sit around at home. We decided to go to Indian River Reptile Zoo but it was… Read More
The Swans Of Stratford
2018-04-22 20:21
Every year the City of Stratford has its swan parade. This is when the swans move from their winter house down to the Avon River. I was unfortunately not in Stratford when the para… Read More
Trent And A Chickadee
2018-04-10 03:28
Exam season is upon me and that results in not wanting to study and me picking up my camera again, dusting it off, filling up the birdfeeder to try to get some shots. That is exactly what ha… Read More
Weekend In Ottawa
2018-02-13 00:53
A couple weekends ago me, my girlfriend, and my roommates went to Ottawa for the weekend. The reason for the trip was to see one of my photographs in the Museum of Nature. The story behind w… Read More
My Dog And A Sunset
2018-01-22 03:00
This post is random as there is really no real theme to this post compared to the last one but these are just pictures I've taken recently. The first picture is my dog who was rolling around… Read More
Samaná Dominican Republic
2018-01-14 20:20
Over the Christmas break, my family and I took a vacation to the Dominican Republic. We stayed in a town called Samaná. We stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa. The resort was e… Read More
Winter Wonderland
2017-12-24 18:47
Since the first semester is over I was able to return home and have been able to take pictures again which I have enjoyed very much. The first picture is from Orleans which is a suburb… Read More
2017-12-12 20:49
The first real snow of the year has fallen and therefore it is time for first snowfall pictures. The first picture is of the cenotaph in Peterborough covered in snow. You are able… Read More
Autumn In Peterborough
2017-10-23 02:00
During this week I managed to get out and take some photos of the city I've called home for the past year and a bit. I managed to get out during golden hour (right before the sun sets w… Read More
Start Of Autumn
2017-10-17 00:48
Autumn has been slow to come for much of Southern Ontario. It has been overly warm the past couple weeks but it is just now starting to cool down which means the leaves on the tree… Read More
Forgotten PEI Pictures
2017-10-13 02:57
I would like to apologize for not posting in over a month. I have been busy with school and didn't actually take my camera out of its bag until last Monday. I am also aware I normally post o… Read More
PEI National Park And Days 6-7
2017-09-10 22:40
This is the last blog post from my vacation to PEI.  This post contains photos from the Greenwich portion of Prince Edward Island National Park.The first picture is of a Catho… Read More
Prince Edward Island: Days 3-5
2017-09-04 03:37
This is the second out of 3 or 4 blog posts from my vacation to Prince Edward Island. This post starts off with a picture of the beach at low tide. You can see the water reflecting the sky… Read More
Prince Edward Island:Days 1-2
2017-08-28 01:50
For the past two years, my family and I have been going on vacation during the last week of August. This year we went to Prince Edward Island (PEI) for the vacation. We are renting a cottage… Read More
Bike Lights And Flowers
2017-08-14 00:55
This past week has not been a very eventful week for me photography wise. That is why the blog post is lackluster, and will only feature two pictures. The first picture is of a sunflowe… Read More
2017-08-06 20:17
Near the cottage I went to last week is a town called Campbellford. It's just like every other small town in Ontario. That means that it has a nice downtown with restaurants, stores, and a r… Read More
A Trip To The Cottage
2017-07-31 02:19
This past week I some how managed to get three days off in a row. That meant I could take a little vacation up to my aunt's cottage, after a quick stop in Peterborough to drop stuff off at m… Read More
Bee Garden And A Monarch Butterfly
2017-07-24 02:05
Back in May, I planted a garden with seeds that are supposed to attract bees. I'm not sure if the garden is attracting them or not. The garden has large amounts of poppy flowers includi… Read More
Stratford Summer Music Festival
2017-07-19 03:23
Stratford Summer Music Festival opening night always has an amazing fireworks display. The fireworks display is often the best of the year, even better than the Canada Day one. This year was… Read More
Ottawa Trip
2017-07-17 02:02
This past week I went up to Ottawa to see my girlfriend again. I did all of the tourist stuff my first trip up to Ottawa which proved a challenge for pictures as I don't like taking pictures… Read More
A Garden Hose And A Caterpillar
2017-07-07 03:59
The first photo that you would see here is the garden hose in my backyard. There are a bunch of plants growing in and around it but one flower has come through the slots to grow in the cente… Read More
Pinery Provincial Park And Bayfield
2017-06-26 00:08
This was meant to be uploaded yesterday but I did not have enough time to, so here it is today. The first two photos are of the Ausable river channel in Pinery Provincial Park. I took them f… Read More
A River, A Great Blue Heron, And A Church
2017-06-23 18:01
In my last post, I talked about my summer photography goal, and I am proud to say that I have completed that goal of getting a picture of a Great Blue Heron, but before I talk about tha… Read More
The Flower And A Bee
2017-06-16 18:03
There really isn't much reason to explain me not posting lately other than that I have been working a lot and have really not had any motivation to go and take pictures of anything. &nb&hell…Read More

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