• On Sundays We Walk

    January 16, 2018 Kate

    A (chilly) Sunday stroll along the Humber Trail near the McMichael Art Gallery in Kleinburg. Here’s a question… why do my photos look overcast or just generally bleh? I always seem to have trouble shooting landscapes that aren’t super vibrant/colourful (so, winter landscapes). Not sure if it’s a camera settings thing or a Lightroom editing…

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  • From Dumbo to Manhattan

    December 14, 2017 Kate

    A morning spent in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and a walk across the Manhattan Bridge for my last day in New York City. That’s right, a whole month later, I’ve finally gotten through editing all my trip photos. Some I’m really happy with, most I’m not, and that’s OK. The point was to get out with my…

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  • Reclaiming My Time

    December 13, 2017 Kate

    Feeling nostalgic for those slow travel days in Brooklyn. For the aimless wandering and the continuous discovery of new. A reminder to reclaim your time, because no one will do it for you.

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  • Fabric and Art, Books and Coffee (Another Day in Manhattan)

    December 1, 2017 Kate

    A day spent wandering through the Garment District and Chelsea in Manhattan. There was fabric and art, and books and coffee. And I was happy. Also, I always find the signs of income inequality in big cities interesting… That last photo was taken in Chelsea…

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  • A Day of Art and Architecture in Manhattan

    November 23, 2017 Kate

    Snaps from a day of art, architecture, and a particularly notable lemon meringue tart in Manhattan. I was at the Smithsonian primarily to see the building itself (are you seeing those details?!) and The Metropolitan to see the Leonardo to Matisse drawing exhibit. I was in that one room of the Smithsonian taking photos of the floors/walls/pipes/ceiling/trim…

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  • Williamsburg, a Love Story

    November 20, 2017 Kate

    Well, well. Looks who’s finally getting around to editing her New York City trip photos. It’s-a-me.  Taken on a stroll around Williamsburg, Brooklyn on October 30, 2017. SaveSave

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  • Adventures in Coffee (Because, What Else)

    November 16, 2017 Kate

    Photo evidence from a particularly wonderous stroll along Dundas West in Toronto last week. In which lots of coffee was drunk and many a dream was dreamed. (Studio/retail/event/??? space. That’s the dream.) Also, overheard at Balfour Books… “Oh, here it is, poetry to slit your wrists to. Someone was asking for this.” I love this city.…

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  • File Under, Things That Make Me Happy

    October 22, 2017 Kate

    All of the above make me so inexplicably happy. That house? Forget it. Too good. Today’s photo venture brought to you by the kind of low-grade anxiety that only a “north until you hit water” drive can cure. Thank you, Cook’s Bay. Ya never let me down.

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  • Schomberg! Ya Pretty

    October 21, 2017 Kate

    On a scale of 1 to dream house how off the charts is that first home. I mean seriously. And are you seeing the little trinkets in the windows? These people are my kind of people. Took a wee gaunt out to Schomberg today to admire pretty and/or deteriorating things. You know, as one does.…

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  • The Town of Preeceville, Saskatchewan

    October 11, 2016 Kate

    I’m going to start sharing little photo series from my travels. I wasn’t sure if that kind of thing belonged on this blog or needed a separate space, as it’s not craft, but honestly for me it’s related. Because it’s not just places, it’s colours and textures and patterns and stories. It’s the step before the making. And…

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