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Lasagna Recipe

This is one of our favourite dishes at home I found the original recipe in my Betty Crocker cookbook my mother had given me when I was a young teen. I modified the recipe just a little to suit my own needs. When it's harvest season I love to use fresh tomatoes instead of canned.…
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Sudbury Fibromyalgia Support Group Fundraiser

I want to tell you about a fundraising project I have been in involved with. It supports the Fibromyalgia Support Group here in Sudbury. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic medical condition. It is characterized by widespread pain, tenderness, sleep disorders and profound fatigue. The Support Group needs funds to provide guest speakers who educate…
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Vintage Postcards Mini Photo Session

I'm offering something new in portraiture It's called Vintage Postcards. Maybe some of you collect antiques and may even have some as collectibles in your home. I love old postcards. That's why I came up with the idea. I thought "wouldn't it be nice to create portraits that look like old postcards?" So I did.…
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Famous People

I've met some pretty famous people over the years. My job as a photojournalist gave me the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. Some were famous. As a photographer, I was always happy just to be behind the scenes taking photos of others. One day I decided to have a little fun…
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Winter Landscapes

Winter can be a beautiful time of year to take photographs. Growing up with four seasons makes me appreciate each one. My favourite time for taking photographs this time of year is just after a freshly fallen snow. It's just perfect when it's not too cold and sun is out. It's a beautiful sight. The…
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Using Props For Photo Sessions

Sometimes I use family heirlooms as props In one of my particular portrait sessions, I used a shortwave radio. It once belonged to my brother Alex. As a kid, he would spend countless hours trying to listen to broadcasts from all over the world. My sister, his friends and I would gather around this big…
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A Story Behind Every Photo

I always tell people there is story behind every one of my photos. I'd like to share a couple with you. This is my friend Kim who has had several photo sessions with me. She is quite the character. Kim has a room full of costumes and antiques and loves having me take her photograph.…
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Abandoned Buildings In Northern Ontario

I love searching for old abandoned buildings. I'm sure every town has one. There is always a story behind every one. Personal items are often left behind. This gives a sense of timelessness to the home where many memories are stored. I often wonder who lived there. Perhaps it was a home filled with many…
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Brushes Art Studio

You can now purchase┬ámy fine art greeting cards at Brushes Art Studio in Capreol, Ont. Laurna-Lynn Mills, owner of the newly opened studio approached me recently and asked if she could sell my work in her studio. Laurna sells a variety of artwork in her 1,000 square foot studio from local artists. You can find…
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Business Portraits

I recently did some business portraits for Cynthia Widawski She who owns Heart and Soul Training and Reiki Studio at 40 Eyre St. She phoned me and said she needed some head shots of herself and some photo of her studio for her social media sites and her website. Many of us don't get around…
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