Posts Tagged ‘Canon EOS 5DmkII’

Cormorant solar eclipse, Doughnut Island, Toronto Islands

Ultimate Backlight

A cormorant, perched on a dead tree, performs a partial eclipse of the sun.

Standing groundhog, Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay

Little Britt Willy

A groundhog surveys the rocky landscape of the Canadian Shield, offshore from Georgian Bay’s Byng Inlet.

Muskrat eating a tuber, Trout Pond, Toronto Islands

Muskrat Snack

A muskrat chows down on a tasty tuber dug up from the Trout Pond.

Red fox in snow, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands


A red fox relaxes in the deep snow of February.

Goose on nest surrounded by down, Doughnut Island, Toronto Islands


A goose sits patiently on her nest, surrounded by feathers blown free by a recent windstorm.

Thermonuclear bonfire, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Thermonuclear Equinox

A single Christmas tree, dried out for three months, goes thermonuclear during the annual Spring equinox bonfire on Ward’s Island.

Sunrise twilight over pier, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

Centre Pier Sunrise

The pier at Centre Island stands in stark silhouette on the Toronto Islands.

Bustard Islands lighthouse star trails, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Bustard Trails 2011

August stars streak over the Bustard Islands’ lighthouse and twin ranges.

Toronto skyline and crumbling eastern gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

End of the Road VI

The eastern gap breakwall, slowly crumbling into the inner harbour, frames the Toronto skyline on a clear winter’s night.

Inukshuk star trails, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Inukshuk Trails

Lit by the light of the rising full moon, an inukshuk stands lonely vigil over October starlight.

Pine trees silhouetted by the rising moon, Big McCoy Island, Georgian Bay

Night Shelter

The rising full moon competes with the night sky over Big McCoy Island, silhouetting a classic Georgian Bay tree.

Toronto city ferry Ongiara at night, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

1630 to the City

The ferry Ongiara streaks towards Toronto in this wintertime long exposure.

Great egret on pure black, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Poise on Black

A great egret steps into the sunlight against a backdrop of pure shadow.

Painted turtle basking on log, Trout Pond, Toronto Islands

Ancient Waiting

A painted turtle leans into the sunset light, basking in the beautiful warmth of  long August days.

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.

Brown anole, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Backlit Display

A brown anole does its best to ward off the photographer on the Maritime Hammock Trail of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.