52:500c – Week 49 – Upon Avon

You’d think that with a title like “Upon Avon” I would be doing some portraits for Shakespearian actors. And you would be wrong. However, the town that I was is known rather well for their theater performances of Bard’s work. That town is, of course, Stratford. Stratford and I go way back, as in some…

52:500c – Week 42 – Royal City

Guelph, Ontario. Not a name of a city that you would think of being related to “Royal” but there it is. Guelph’s downtown is a unique one in Ontario as well and one that I’ve been wanted to include in a ’52’ project since the second one I did. But it never materialized so here…

52:500c – Week 37 – Shaken, Not Stirred

There’s nothing better than after a day of just inclement weather to have a beautiful day to get out and do some shooting! So I took off to one of my favourite spots in Toronto, the Distillery District. After recording some episodes of Classic Camera Revival, and waiting for Heather to be done at a…

52:500c – Week 25 – The Old Kirk

If we were in the Netherlands “The Old Kirk” or more correctly “De Oude Kerk” would mean a church, but here in Traverse City, Michigan it’s for the old Traverse City State Hospital. Constructed as “Building 50” of the Northern Michigan Asylum in 1885 according to the infamous Kirkbride plan. This was the third mental…

52:500c – Week 07 – A View to a Lake

Meeting you, with a view to a kill Face to face in secret places, feel the chill Night fall covers me, but you know the plans I’m making Still oversea, could it be the whole world opening wide A sacred why, a mystery gaping inside The weekend’s why Okay so a view to a lake…

52:320TXP – Week 24 – Set Back

Not a setback for me, oh no, the project keeps on trucking! The title comes from the subject, this beautiful Italianate farmhouse is set fairly fair back from the road and a house that I drive past every day going to and from work. Although the land around it has been slowly parcelled off over…