Hamilton region waterfalls

Hamilton waterfalls: Webster’s Falls and Tews Falls

Most people who live in the Greater Toronto Area, including Mississauga and Oakville, Ontario may have visited one of Halton region’s conservation areas or at least Bronte Creek Provincial Park. However, if you continue a bit further west to Hamilton, Flamborough, Dundas and other towns in the vicinity you can find a wealth of conservation areas and parks with beautiful ...

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pick your own apples in ontario

Pick your own apples in Ontario

A regular fall tradition is to pick your own apples in Ontario. Grandparents and parents take kids to see where food really comes from. They enjoy a few hours in the fresh air and load up on Ontario apples that will be eaten as is, cooked or baked into delicious apple crumbles and pies. This year’s apple crop is looking ...

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Morning hikes

Why Morning Is The Best Time For Photography

A photographer friend of ours told us once that morning is the best time for photography.  He was right. We met up with him for an early morning hike at Mount Nemo Conservation Area near Milton. While the weather conditions weren’t the best with cloudy skies, passing rain showers and a brisk wind, it was nevertheless one of the better ...

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Taking photos of restaurant meals

Trends: Taking photos of restaurant meals

There’s a growing trend among food lovers of taking photos of your meal when dining out, or visiting a restaurant in a different country – taking photos of restaurant meals. I admit, I’ve done it too several times, particularly when the lighting was decent and I didn’t have to use a flash (which can make the food look garish and ...

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Fall Hikes

Fall hikes and changing leaves in Ontario

As soon as September arrives in Ontario, it’s time to start planning fall hikes. The changing colour of leaves attracts many to hiking trails with cameras in hand. Timing is key and the best resource to find out when to visit specific provincial parks, conservation areas, and trails is to check out the changing leaf reports. Here’s a list of ...

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