Where in the World Has My Lens Been?

I have been asked many times about where I have travelled to in pursuit of my photographic prowess. I had not given this much thought, until I recently came upon Kate McCulley’s website.

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“Take Pictures to Make Memories”

This video featured renowned Fujifilm X-Photographer Kevin Mullins, a documentary, wedding and street photographer based in the UK.

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ITWPA

Something exciting happened recently! My passion photography genres include street photography, travel photography and event photography. As I communicate and share photos, ideas and experiences with many photogs worldwide, we all try to help each other in our respective locations.  You will notice that many of my blog posts involve some wonderful travel destinations. One…

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Auckland, New Zealand & Rangitoto Island

Having survived a day at sea, partying into the wee hours of this morning, we arrived in Auckland around 08:00. The indigenous Maori first called their home “Tmaki Makaurau, a maiden with a hundred lovers!  Nestled between two harbours, this fertile volcanic land must have been iresistable to the early European settlers.  With its cool,…

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Akaroa / Christchurch, New Zealand

On November 12th, we sailed into Akaroa, uniquely the only French colonial settlement in New Zealand.  Set on a stunning waterfront and surrounded by craggy volcanic landforms, it is a relaxed and pleasant town, 82 kilometres from Christchurch City. In the afternoon, I took an excursion into the countryside to visit a sheep farm located…

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Dunedin, New Zealand

On Day 5 of our cruise, which was November 11th, we sailed into Dunedin, New Zealand.  Sealing and whaling may have brought the first Europeans to the Otago Peninsula, but it was religion that brought about the town.  In 1848, a group of Presbyterian Scots founded the settlement and named it Dunedin . . .…

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Milford Sound, NZ – Doubtful Sound, NZ – Dusky Sound, NZ

What’s the difference between a Sound and a Fjord?  We didn’t know either, but we found out today while we cruised through these 3 sounds. A Sound is created by a river and a Fjord is created by a glacier. When these 3 sounds were discovered, they were  mistakenly named a Sound because it was…

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Sydney, Australia

Sylvia and I have a bucket list of worldwide destinations to visit.  We have been to most, but Australia and New Zealand are still there.  We finally made arrangements to take a cruise to visit “downunder”.  We flew for 5-1/2 hours from Ottawa to Vancouver, laid over for 3 hours, then flew directly to Sydney…

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Thousand Islands Cruise – Rockport, Ontario

Another post in my series about Eastern Ontario towns and events.  It is a known fact that one rarely acts like a tourist in their own locale.  I’m trying to change that by visiting towns and community events in Eastern Ontario. We visited Rockport, on a glorious summer day.  Rockport is in the Thousand Islands…

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