Hunter's Moon

Hunter’s Moon

What a beautiful surprise to see the supermoon two nights ago. I was driving east through the hills of Moose Jaw when I spotted the great glowing orb starting to show itself above the undulating horizon. According to my research, this particular moon is called the […]

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River of Turns

Wakamow Valley – Wild Animal Park

The former wild animal park is located in Wakamow Valley on the outskirts of Moose Jaw. The park opened in 1929. Native and non-native animals were imported and displayed in the park, including bison, bears, wolves and a variety of North American fowl. As time […]

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Coppen Bridge at Night

Night Sky

This is my first attempt at photographing the night sky. Now that I am back beneath the beautiful Saskatchewan skies permanently, I will be going out to experiment some more. My night-time excursion was unfortunately cut short by a roving skunk. I was standing near […]

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Sunset on the Prairie

Sunset on the Prairie

I went out one beautiful summer’s evening to locate abandoned buildings in the hills of the Moose Jaw area. I only came across one place, which was reduced to a jumbled pile of boards. As the golden hour was dwindling away I drove past this […]

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Once a year I try to go back to this old abandoned farmhouse that sits alone upon the hill. This particular summer evening I fought off a multitude of mosquitoes while hunched down in the luscious grass and wildflowers. The end product was well worth […]

Bulbous Eyes


I found this dragonfly stuck in a spider’s web, trying in vain to free itself. I managed to set it free only to notice that he or she was unable to fly away. Upon closer inspection, I realized it had a twig stuck in one […]

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Second Floor Landing

Gravelbourg Elementary School Main Entrance

The former Couvent Jésus Marie was designed by a prominent French Canadian architect, J.E. Fortin. The school’s exterior and interior illustrate Classical Revival influences exemplified in its symmetry and immense proportions. However, the front entrance’s architectural details are influenced by the dramatic style of the […]

Old Fashioned School Room

Old Fashioned School Room

This old fashioned school room is set up in one of the old classrooms in the Gravelbourg Elementary School, formerly known as Le Couvent Jésus-Marie. The types of desks set up in the classroom are Fashion School Desks; they were first manufactured in 1881. The […]

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Schaff Family

The Charters River, trail and surrounding forest made a great backdrop for the Schaff family session last weekend. I am sure they did not expect to be clambering about on rocks and logs. I am glad they were so willing to risk getting a little […]

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