Venus and Jupiter conjunction 2012 and aircraft trails over Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, Toronto Islands

A Modern Classic

Venus and Jupiter streak past the Gibraltar Point lighthouse on the Toronto Islands during their conjunction of 2012, competing with star and aircraft trails from the nearby Toronto City Center Airport. The oldest remaining lighthouse on the Great Lakes, Gibraltar Point was constructed around 1808 and stands 82 feet tall.

Toronto city ferry Ongiara in February steam, Inner harbour, Toronto Islands

Steamy Ongiara

The ferry Ongiara plies the waters of Toronto’s inner harbour during a sudden February cold snap.

Mink portrait, Pointe au Baril, Georgian Bay

Offshore Mink III

A curious mink peers into the camera lens, offshore from Pointe au Baril, Georgian Bay.

1957 Chevy panorama, Bourchier Islands, Georgian Bay

Road to Nowhere

A ’57 Chevy inexplicably rusts into the solid granite of the Canadian Shield of the Bourchier Islands.

Toronto skyline at night panorama, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

City of Lights II

The lights of Toronto come on at night in this high resolution panorama, as seen from the Toronto Islands Centre Island.

Swimming eastern fox snake, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Surface Tension

An eastern fox snake swims in the perfect calm of a high-pressure system.

American Beaver, RCYC Island, Toronto Islands

Almighty Branch

A beaver, reaching for a tasty low-lying branch, misses the target and sinks back slowly in the water.