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Red barn

Red Barn via Flickr

Here’s one I took last summer, near Port Hope Ontario. This was a second attempt. The first time around a stunning sunset was hitting the barn, surrounding fields and water tower.

Much to my chagrin on returning home, I found that my SD card had munched it. I think the problem was that I either switched the card among cameras without reformatting. Or maybe I did a Windows format instead of an in-camera format.

In any case, I lost the first photo. So this one was a retry, taken several weeks later. Instead of stunning sunset we have haze and mist.

Oh well. It’s still okay.

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halloween is coming

halloween is coming

At the end of the summer I stumbled across this old barn on a country drive. It was a fantastic sunset with a rippled effect over the fields. I took several shots but all the files came out corrupted, probably cos I didn’t format the card properly.

So I go back and take this. Nowhere near the original scene, even tho it’s the same scene, just several weeks later. Moral of the story. You can’t step in the same field twice (from Heraclitus, “you can’t step into the same river twice”.. i.e. change is the name of the game).

Here’s another shot taken with a SONY (first was a Canon; both have been edited for contrast):


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Jesus of the wires


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timelines

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went for a country drive yesterday… turned off this road to clean the windshield as it was getting dark.. turns out the road’s sole existence is to test paint strips! it’s a dead end… or is it..?


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rural remix

Remixes of a rural Ontario pic taken in September 2004 (click on images for fullsize).

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In Ontario we generally don’t paint our fences white as in parts of the USA. To me, that looks sort of hokey. But I guess it’s all a matter of what you’re used to.


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old times

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Took this one last night. It’s an area that my grandfather used to frequent as a country doctor and MPP. Hence the old time filter.


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crooked and straight

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