Monthly Archives: October 2012

Library Geometry

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As the Crow Flies

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Hosaqami

The new Hosaqami totem pole is located on the grounds of Government House, Victoria, BC. This replica was carved by Chief Tony Hunt and installed in September 2012. The original Hosaqami was carved by Chief Mungo Martin, Hunt’s grandfather, and … Continue reading

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Favourite Cameras: Yashica 35MF

I have dozens of cameras in my collection. Some are simple point-and-shoot models, there’s a slew of fixed-lens rangefinders, a few medium-format folders and TLRs, a couple of half-frame oldies in the mix, and I have several complete 35mm SLR … Continue reading

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A Million Stars, Each One a Sun

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Gary’s Oak Tree

While perusing the web site of fellow Canadian photographer Gary Nylander, I came across his photo of an Oak tree in Metchosin. “Hmmm,” I thought, “that tree sure looks familiar.” Sure enough, it’s the same Garry Oak I photographed myself … Continue reading

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School of Mondrian #2

Another shot from the same day as the previous image. Don’t you wonder why so few public buildings are designed to be visually attractive as well as functional? The next time you go walking in your own city/town, take note … Continue reading

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School of Mondrian

At some point in the not-too-distant past, Central Middle School here in Victoria repainted their building in the style of a Mondrian painting. It’s really quite striking and transforms an otherwise unremarkable structure into something attractive and worth walking by.

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More Autumn Glory

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