Tuesday, June 30, 2009


A few weeks ago, a former student asked me if I still had the slides of a bizarre and somewhat disturbingly decorated garden I photographed many years ago. So I looked through my old files and yes I found the slides. The problem is that at the time I used AGFA slidefilm, which did not age very well but with the help of Photoshop I am able to rescue them. Looking at them again I think that the pictures are still quite disturbing but also interesting.Here is a sample image of this series. If someone is interested in seeing some more just let me know and I will post some additional images.

Sunday, June 28, 2009


In the last few years I have really become interested in the urban landscape. This little strip mall here in North Bay is a subject I like to photograph. It intrigues me how these businesses can be profitable.

Friday, June 26, 2009


I just like to thank Kuluth for joining my followers list. I am glad you enjoy my pictures. I called this image asphalt mandala because that is what it is but I could have named it cosmic mandala, which would be a little more mystical and pretentious.

Thursday, June 25, 2009


Nearly always I take my camera along wherever I go. Making pictures is just a second nature. Many people have a problem finding good subject matter but if you look around you then you learn that interesting images will present themselves.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Saturday we visited the farmers market in Carp. I liked the variety colours and patterns of these radishes.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009


Time for another posting. My wife and I returned last night from a very enjoyable fathersday weekend in Ottawa. Sunday afternoon we soent the afternoon on a roof patio in the market area, watching the people, enjoying a nice glass of wine and of course some very pleasant conversations. The weather was just great so all in all a very relaxing time with our family.

Sunday, June 14, 2009


In the same area where I photographed the old truck I took some pictures of these old fuel tanks hidden between the foliage of some trees.

Friday, June 12, 2009


First of all I would like to thank Annie Miniscloux for her surprise posting. It has been a long time since I heard from you so I hope that we will keep in touch. I photographed this abandoned truck in the North Bay Public works yard. Maybe it is a symbol of what is happening to the General Motors Company. It could be possible to fix up this rusting truck but it would take a lot of money and definitely not worth it.

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Down the street is an old neglected shed. The peeling paint makes for some very interesting textures. So this morning I decided to see if I could make some interesting images of this very simple subject. So here is af pictures of the old shed.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Well, the renovations are finished. All thats left is moving all the "stuff" in its place. That will take a few days but I am very happy with the final result.I used a 10 to 20 mm wideangle lens, which of course gives some distortion.

Monday, June 08, 2009


With the renovations finished, the big job is putting everything back in its place. Of course while sorting everything you find all kind of stuff you forgot about. This pictures is from an old photo series I did a long time ago on the cattle auction in Sturgeon Falls. The auction disappeared a long time ago so these images are just the memories left behind. It was actually a good document so I started to scan the negatives. Lets see what develops after I am finished.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

SIMPLY A ROCK (revised)

First I would like to thank Lydia Peever and Andrew Livitt for following my blog. Nonie asked me if I could show her how to resize her images so they will fit on the screen. She has some difficulty reducing the size of her pictures. I will be glad to send her and anybody else who has problems resizing a short tutorial on this topic. Simply send me an email.