I have been singing the praises, within reason, of the Prince Edward County Barn Quilt Trails; here, without further ado, is a final selection.
A bluejay flew onto our back deck this morning; a gift. You hardly ever see a bluejay in our part of town. I was taking a break from working on a proposal, having a coffee, my first day working from home this week, after an intensive four-day programme on evaluation, held downtown at Ryerson University by the [...]
Barns - preferably red, or collapsing, studies in contrast and texture - are a familiar trope: always an attraction to the holidaying photographer, often a foray into images that are hackneyed or sentimental. 'The country,' through the eyes of a city-dweller. What then is the photographer to do, in Prince Edward County, which has photogenic [...]
I wrote yesterday about Prince Edward County; I omitted to say that we love it in both summer and winter. In winter PEC is a veritable chocolate-box of Christmassy images (I know, getting a little sentimental here, but if you visited, you'd see what I mean) while summer is pure pastoral simplicity. Here are two [...]
About two or three hours to the east of us lies Prince Edward County, an ink-blot of inlets and bays, valleys and hills, joined by an isthmus to mainland Ontario. It is one of our favourite places in the province, more rural and bucolic than Niagara and quite a bit bigger. There are some excellent [...]