Black Russian Terrier standing in water.
Black Russian Terrier standing in water.

An Old Camera, Dream Lens, and Black Dogs

Lily and I spent a night at my par­ents’ place this week­end. Our dog was over­due for a hair­cut, and my mom hap­pened to be his groomer. My folks have two dogs—Black Russ­ian Ter­ri­ers. Over the years, my mom has become deeply involved in Ontar­i­o’s BRT com­mu­ni­ty. She par­tic­i­pates in […]

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Snapshot Showcase: Best of 2023

It’s embar­rass­ing to admit that I’m a lazy pro­cras­ti­na­tor regard­ing per­son­al goals and endeav­ours. I’ve strug­gled with this aspect of myself since high school. This is espe­cial­ly true regard­ing men­tal efforts and intel­lec­tu­al pur­suits such as writ­ing (blog posts, essays, scripts, etc.), doing tax­es (🤢), plan­ning trips, etc. After describ­ing […]

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Snapshot Showcase: September 2023 in Pictures

Sep­tem­ber 2023 was one of the warmest and most pleas­ant Sep­tem­bers I’ve expe­ri­enced in south­ern Ontario. Was it a fluke or a sign of cli­mate change? I’ll leave that debate to cli­mate sci­en­tists. It’s always hard say­ing farewell to our short Cana­di­an sum­mers. As some­one who spends more than half […]

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Photowalk in Toronto’s Portlands, Oct 2023

In Jan­u­ary of this year, I start­ed orga­niz­ing month­ly Toron­to pho­towalks as part of my expan­sion of Expo­sure Ther­a­py’s hands-on pho­tog­ra­phy edu­ca­tion pro­gram. The pho­towalk I host­ed last met in The Beach­es on the after­noon of Sep­tem­ber 30th — one week ago today! These pho­towalks have been rea­son­ably suc­cess­ful at […]

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