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PostArctica: Lately

Some from the last week or so. My new thing is that I now call these types of pictures my “Picturebook Pictures” lol.

Shooting directly into the sun but a 1/4000th of a second shutter speed makes a half arsed image possible.

looking the other way.

Seen on a door in Saint Henri . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Lately

PostArctica: The Dance Floor

Took these last week. During the summer in the evening this place is usually packed with dancers but not on November afternoons.

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PostArctica: October, 2016

So I am pretty happy with myself today because at the beginning of the month I decided that I would walk the lower path at the Verdun waterfront everyday in October with the hope of finding a way with my camera to “capture” whatever was going to become interesting to me as I experientially observed . . . → Read More: PostArctica: October, 2016

PostArctica: Pallet Bookcase

Seen on de l’Eglise earlier this week.

PostArctica: At The Monument

Funny, I hung around this park in front of Verdun City Hall in the 70’s and there are a zillion crazy stories about what that was like. So last month I was walking through and saw all these young people gathered around the actual monument and I was getting thoughts like, way to go, folks, . . . → Read More: PostArctica: At The Monument

PostArctica: Autumn Pictures

5 from today in the rain.

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PostArctica: Saying Goodbye To Summer

There are so many ways we say goodbye to summer A woman’s voice singing by the canal The sharp contrasting light between  buildings downtown The thinning tourist throngs The empty […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Saying Goodbye To Summer

PostArctica: Around Town on Saturday

Despite the constant rain, which I was actually enjoying very much after an intense heat wave, there were events all over the city and I caught a few. West Verdun, […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Around Town on Saturday

PostArctica: Walk # 11

“Many people nowadays live in a series of interiors…disconnected from each other. On foot everything stays connected, for while walking one occupies the spaces between those interiors in the same […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 11

PostArctica: Walk # 9

“After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value.” — George Macauley Trevelyan Starting Point: Dollard and Newman in Lasalle. Bus let me off here. Headed south on Dollard […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 9

PostArctica: Bus Stop With Dirt Picture

Realized lately that two projects that I have had going in the last couple of years, Bus Stops and Dirt, have started interacting. Not sure I completely approve, yet, it […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Bus Stop With Dirt Picture

PostArctica: Fantastic Night In Verdun

Friday evening was a celebration of a wonderful project started over a year ago by the Comité d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV). The basic idea is to […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Fantastic Night In Verdun

PostArctica: Great Day At Dawson Community Centre.

I went to dances at this place as a teenager so it’s extra cool to have had a chance to hang out today at the annual Race for Kids/ Street […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Great Day At Dawson Community Centre.

PostArctica: More Backlog

Some more pictures from over the last 4 or 5 months. . . . → Read More: PostArctica: More Backlog

PostArctica: The Searchers

I like discussing influences which may also be a way of simply saying I am not ashamed to admit where it all comes from….anyway, took a shot of a “back […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: The Searchers

PostArctica: At The River Today

Not much ice left out there, just this weird strip of chunks floating along next to the shore. You could hear it tinkling, like chimes. . . . → Read More: PostArctica: At The River Today

PostArctica: Recently Here and There

Just some semi random shots from recent months. . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Recently Here and There

PostArctica: Community Exchange?

Saw this while strolling on Rushbrooke in Verdun this evening. Figuring it’s a community exchange? Great idea in any case. . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Community Exchange?

PostArctica: Social Housing on Gaetan-Laberge

Members of the comite d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV) met with the public on Saturday to raise awareness of the situation about development of the land along […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Social Housing on Gaetan-Laberge

PostArctica: Dirty 30

Just because it sounds funny, maybe, it’s all subjective. So this afternoon I finally got a picture I liked of this red roofed building after, well, no idea when this […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Dirty 30

PostArctica: Polar Bear Plunge in Verdun

Super cold weekend after what has so far been a very mild winter makes the participants of this year’s Polar Bear Plunge seem all the more insane, or, in some […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Polar Bear Plunge in Verdun

PostArctica: NO JAM THIS FRIDAY NO JAM THIS FRIDAY

Anyone who has come to the Jam knows that it is an original community art event that has been fulfilling the needs and desires of Verduners and others. Many have […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: NO JAM THIS FRIDAY NO JAM THIS FRIDAY

PostArctica: Surprises – Jam Report #13

You just never know what you are going to get at the Jam. Friday night at Cafe Kali being no exception to this rule as things started off quietly, perhaps […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Surprises – Jam Report #13

PostArctica: Friends – Jam Report #12

Writing this on February 3 which signifies one month smoke free for me, hard to believe, and all I can say is it can be done, but you have to […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Friends – Jam Report #12

PostArctica: Light – Jam Report #11

At 5pm you can see it is still light out and that has always been a liberating experience for me, that first day of the 9-5 drudgery where you walk […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Light – Jam Report #11