All posts tagged: desolate

Hidden in the Woods

My son and I stopped at this old farm site this summer because out in the the open area I spotted something I wanted to investigate further. It was only as I was walking around that I saw this old clapboard house looming in the […]

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Beauty in Decay

Last Saturday was a beautiful, bright, sunny day, perfect for exploring the countryside. I spotted a few old, abandoned buildings in my travels, but I was only able to get to this gem via a pathway. This house rests precariously on a crumbling concrete foundation. […]

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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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Abandoned in Rural Saskatchewan No. 2

I had the opportunity to shoot this abandoned house a few miles from my hometown of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan again this past summer. It looks like the place has succumbed to the elements since the last time I visited, as the roof of the veranda has completely fallen […]

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Octavius Simpson 2

Here is take two of Teavie’s place. I have been itching to photograph this haunting kitchen with my new camera since last November. I finally got the chance in August when we returned to the Mervin area in northern Saskatchewan to visit family.On a completely […]

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On the way to Rosetown

For eight years I have driven past this abandoned farm-yard off Highway 4, as I was making my way from northern Alberta to southern Saskatchewan. Finally this summer I stopped in and photographed the place. As a sidebar, I have had these images printed into […]

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Octavius Simpson

I captured the images of Octavius Simpson’s abandoned home on a balmy summer evening.  This man known as Teavie, was born October 31, 1899 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He made his voyage to Canada in Spring 1921. In 1945, he purchased the  picturesque piece of land […]

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