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Witching Hour over Red Rock Lighthouse, Mink Station, Georgian Bay

Witching Hour

The witching hour descends over the Red Rock lighthouse.

Common loon spreading its wings with chick, Twelve Mile Bay, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Uncommon Loon

A loon spreads its wings at the mouth of Twelve Mile Bay in late September. The chick behind it can’t yet fish for itself, so it’s a race against time for this chick to grow up before the end of the season.

Twilight over granite pools, Shirt Tails, Bustard Islands, French River, Georgian Bay

Shirt Tails

Twilight settles over the granite pools of the Shirt Tails, a lovely archipelago that borders the Outer Fox Islands in the northeast corner of the Bay. The Bustard islands lie on the horizon, here looking west.


Winter sunrise over lighthouse on Doubletop Island, Western Islands, Georgian Bay

Sunrise Fire

The January sun rises over the ice-encrusted lighthouse on Doubletop Island in the Western Island group while heavy steam shrouds the horizon during a -25°C cold snap.

Storm clouds over lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Untitled

Clouds carry the threat of much-needed rain over the lighthouse on Gereaux Island. The next day would see uncontrolled forest fires burn just to the north, between Key River and Henvey Inlet.

Lighthouse under blue skies, Brebeuf Island, Beausoleil Island National Park, Georgian Bay

Brebeuf Primaries

The lighthouse on Brebeuf Island stands proud against a ridiculously blue sky.


Perseids over lighthouse and twin ranges, Bustard Rocks, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Perseids 2018

Perseid meteors streak over the unique lighthouse and twin ranges on the Bustard Islands.

Storm clouds over Cathcart Island, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Safe Harbour

Unsettled skies roll over the Cathcart Islands.

Sunset over patterned granite, Franklin Island, Georgian Bay

Franklin Track

The early May sun sets over the dramatic granite patterns on the western shore of Franklin Island.


Red Rock lighthouse on a sea of sparkling diamonds, Red Rock, Georgian Bay

Red Diamonds

The Red Rock begins the 2018 season sitting atop a sparkling sea of diamonds.

August stars over abandoned 1957 Chevy, Bourchier Islands, Georgian Bay

Driving the Infinite

August stars come out over the fabled Bourchier chevy.

Abandoned 1939 Pontiac, Granite Ridge Trail, Killarney Provincial Park, Georgian Bay

Killarney Relic

An abandoned 1939 Pontiac slowly settles into the forest floor on the Granite Ridge trail in Killarney Provincial Park.


Dancing loons, Twelve Mile Bay, Georgian Bay

Loon Dance

Loons dance on the unseasonably warm waters of Twelve Mile Bay in early October.

Solar eclipse of 2017 over lantern room of lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Eclipse

The solar eclipse of 2017 passes totality over the lantern room of the Gereaux Island lighthouse.

Progression of 2017 solar eclipse over lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Eclipse Over Gereaux

The solar eclipse of 2017 progresses over the lighthouse on Gereaux Island.


November storm waves, Wreck Island, Georgian Bay

November Fury

A heavy storm surge pounds Wreck Island in the Massasauga Provincial Park, after a weather front packing 100km/h winds moved through the area.

Close black bear portrait, Dead Island, Georgian Bay

High Alert

A black bear gazes curiously into the camera on Dead Island, before scampering off into the forest.

Intertwined northern water snakes, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Double Double

Two northern water snakes keep a lookout next to a hibernaculum on the Bustard Islands.


Large black bear, Churchill Islands, Georgian Bay

Big Bruiser

A large black bear pauses momentarily while foraging for berries in the underbrush of the Churchill Islands.

Massasauga Rattlesnake, Massasauga Provincial Park, Georgian Bay

Massasauga Sniff

An endangered Massasauga rattlesnake sniffs the air, on a portage in Massasauga Provincial Park’s Spider Bay.  This was the largest Massasauga that I’ve ever seen, around one metre in length.

Partial solar eclipse over Red Rock lighthouse, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Eclipse Over Red Rock

The partial solar eclipse of October 2014 sets over the Red Rock lighthouse, a dramatic scene for a lighthouse whose days may be numbered thanks to the unfortunately named Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.


Twilight over Red Rock lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Red Rock Blues

A fantastical twilight descends upon the Red Rock lighthouse, standing lonely vigil at the south end of the Mink Islands.

Swimming Mink, Philip Edward Island, Georgian Bay

Surface Disturbance

A mink swims by at twilight on the south shore of Philip Edward Island.

Dragonfly wing details, Umbrella Islands, Georgian Bay

Dragonlace

The delicate features of a dragonfly wing on the Umbrella Islands.


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