Category: artist

Photo Finishing Presentation and Google+ Hangout

The 3rd Presentation on Photo Finishing will also offer a Google+ Hangout option. Be sure to make check into Google+ you have the latest Hangout plugin as Google just updated Hangouts this last week. Our topic is Dirty Dog images that inevitably pop up with automated cameras and rapidly changing Saturday September 28th at the…

Look What I Found!

This Fall in Northumberland Hills is not likekly to get another WonderFall like last year – truly a Color Concerto. Such a rich gamut of hues as seen last year at the Campbellford Gazebo are going to be hard to match. And the early showings have not been promising. The Ash have gone brown and…

The WonderFall of 2012

Northumberland Hills had a WonderFall in 2012. There were several reasons – no killer frosts until later October. Ditto for heavy winds. And the rains were light drizzles which coated the countryside with a light luster and sheen that brought sparkle to all the countryside. But really, this Fall observer is hard pressed to fathom why…

Flavia de Luce Mysteries

Flavia de Luce Mysteries are a truly precocious mystery series  brew. Part  Nancy Drew, part Hardy Boys but distinctly Flavia. She  is  11  going on 12 and not just fascinated with but also mastering  all things  chemical, poisonous, and deadly. Aiding and abetting these interests are her Uncle Tarquand’s vast and well stocked chemistry lab of…

WingField on Ice

WingField on Ice is a play  and audiobook about Walt Wingfield, an early retiree Toronto Bay Street broker who buys a farm in Peresphone County Ontario. Okay it is a oneman play with Rod Beattie bringing to life all of the  various eccentric characters of said county as peopled by playwright Dan Needles.   It…

Dania Madera-Lerman on Exhibit at Campbellford Library

The Campbellford Library has already been praised for it floral bounty on the outside. Now it has an exhibit by Spirit of the Hills artist Dania Madera-Lerman that adds distinctive floral and artistic beauty on the inside. Madera-Lerman’s art works adorn the walls and add a colorful flair on the inside: [iframe src=”https://picsofcanada.com/splash/dania.html” width=”100%” height=”600″]…

Cobourg Library Landscaped for Fall

This Fall has been spectacular for colors in SouthEastern Ontario. And the Cobourg Library, which is near Lake Ontario and its moderating temperatures, has certainly benefited. But also the Library’s Landscape architects must be credited as well because the Library’s grounds seem to be designed to take advantage of Fall Colors. Here is the walkway entrance…

Montreal Artist: Alicia Surveyer

Alicia is a painter and draughtwoman with a bold, abstract style like the the Group of Seven Canadian artists as you can see in the preview: [iframe src=”https://picsofcanada.com/wows/alicia2/alicia2.html” width=”680″ height=”610″] Click on a slide to go to the relevant page on Alicia’s site Alicia’s landscape series have not only bold designs but well balanced colors…

War of 1812 Reenactment: Lang Pioneer Village

In our previous post on things todo at Summers End, Lang Pioneer Village promised a War of 1812 Reenactment. The Village turns out to be a perfect place for a great historical show and reenactment. The Village provides the historical context with some of the dwellings like Fife Cabin stretching back to just after the War which…

Yachts Up

Spring means bringing in the yachts and other vessels for their cleaning and placement in Cobourg’s Harbour Club. But Pics of Canada was able to get a topside view not easily obtained any other time of the year.   … Lots of work to do. Each tiny line says “more is to be done”… .…

WW Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest 2012

Cold , windy and chilly on the first day, the Spring flood of  warm weather on Sunday  certainly brought out the photo takers for the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest sponsored by the Library. There were over 200 photos submitted among 14 photographers. This number includes 2 of last year’s top ten photographers, Ray…

Photo Contest at the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival

The big news for the Pics of Canada is the return of the  the Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest sponsored by the Warkworth Library and this blog. From the photo above there will be more than enough photo opportunities at this years festival. And this year there is an added Sweet Prize [see just below]  if…