Nature Photography, Photography

On a Walk in November

On November 20, I went to the Brickworks, a park in Toronto, for a walk in the afternoon. It had been a cloudy week but that Friday the sun was shining and the temperature was abnormally warm—18 degrees Celsius. At the Brickworks, I took out my phone to photograph a scene that I found beautiful.… Continue reading On a Walk in November

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The Sky, 2

I’ve taken many photographs with my phone over the years. Mostly I think they are remembrances and a sort of digital collection. I’ve turned even more than usual to photographing the sky over the past few months. Here’s several more sky and cloud photos over Toronto that I’ve taken, including one from a winter past.… Continue reading The Sky, 2

Photography, Writing

The Sky

The sky, it feels like freedom, like safety, like a reprieve from this hard time on earth, offering a different perspective that the birds know and inhabit, flying south to the lake in seconds, soaring and diving with grace. I imagine flying with the birds, unchained from fear and vertigo, into the dusk clouds as… Continue reading The Sky

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This Past Week

Here's two photos from a mostly grey, flurrying day in Toronto last Friday, March 9th. The clouds and mist over the ravines always draw my attention with their endless beautiful variations. And I loved the look of this church I passed--the deep red and brown brick, the trees' branches above. These scenes from the city--they… Continue reading This Past Week

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Late Afternoon Light

Earlier this month, while walking home late in the afternoon, I noticed that the light was washing with gold everything it fell on. The contrast with the deep stormy clouds was beautiful to me. So, out came my phone and I took several photos.  Here's one of them.

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After the Storm

We had a day of much much rain and wind yesterday.  The tail end of Hurricane Patricia was passing through and we may still be having the aftereffects with high winds continuing today. Last night, the clouds were beautifully dramatic over downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario.  I'm in a large city, where I look to the… Continue reading After the Storm