Mixed Words

The lettering of the words, seen in the featured photo and the two below, is elegant. More elegant than the building. Its paint is flaking. It’s tired and empty. It’ll likely be demolished and replaced, soon.  Sometimes it’s the words in the photos that catch you more than anything. Words can be beautiful or ugly, …

Fresh Treads

When you get used to things, you sometimes stop noticing them. But carrying a camera keeps you alert and open to seeing common things in a different way. If you live in Winnipeg, Canada, in the winter, you can get tired of the cold and snow. You'll likely be forgiven for not noticing its interesting …

Light in the Kitchen

The kitchen in my apartment has no windows, but in late fall and early winter the sun sinks directly outside the window next to my writing desk. Then the light sneaks through the doorway into the kitchen and shows itself off. No need for Christmas lights here.

Soaked and Dried

There are four rivers, lined with thousands of trees, that flow through Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They often flood in the spring and also swell during heavy summer rains. There’s a walkway, near the city centre, that takes you along the Assiniboine River to where it joins the Red River at what is called The Forks. …

Still Leaves

I decided I wanted to create some still life photos including leaves, so a friend and I went walking in our Winnipeg neighbourhood, including the Assiniboine River walkway, and collected a bunch of leaves. I took them home and here are the results. I started in the bathroom. Then the bedroom. And into the living …