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The 2014 “52″ Project, where I explore the wonders that is 4×5 photography using the classic Kodak Tri-X Pan.

52:320TXP – Week 47 – The Canal

Dull skies, snow dancing in the air, yep winter has finally come to southern Ontario. Week 47 I found myself driving home from Ottawa. Having discovered this lovely scene back in September in Merreckville, Ontario. One of several communities that … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 46 – We Will Remember Them

They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 45 – Jackson Square

I was very happy that I was able to make it down to New Orleans during the bicentennial years of the War of 1812, even though I cut it awefully close. But here he is, immortalized in Jackson Square, President … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 44 – Dreadnought

In the years preceding the first world war a new sort of arms race was looming, the battleship. One specific battleship, HMS Dreadnought, the first all big gun battleship in the Royal Navy. Soon all other powers were scrambling to … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 43 – For the Love of Film

Coming off the last bicentennial reenactment in Canada and a trip to Texas looming next week I figured I needed something quick and dirty for Week 43 so I decided to give a little bit of still life a try … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 42 – The Battle

You don’t see a big battle, you hear it. A 4×5 camera isn’t exact the best camera to capture a military reenactment, but I figured what the heck! Now usually at an event like this I’m out on the field … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 41 – Whitechurch

Keeping it nice and simple for this week, a simple white clapboard church along my way too and from work. The Church of Christ in Omagh, Ontario is one of the oldest churches in the area, and has always caught … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 40 – The Bunker

The Iron Curtain, The Red Scare, Nuclear War, Ruskies, Commies, Berlin Wall, Spies…Sounding Familiar? Even Canada was affected, so much so that our Prime Minister at the time, John Diefenbaker ordered the construction of a series of bunkers that would … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 39 – Seats of Power

Parliament Hill standing tall above the rush of the Ottawa River. While many a photographer would choose to shoot this building head on from the front, it took me a bit to find a proper vantage point from my favourite … Continue reading

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52:320TXP – Week 38 – The Starfighter

The Cold War was an interesting period of history, and one of my favourites. Cloak and Dagger affairs, Nuclear Weapons, Spies, Jets, and the such. The CF-104 Starfighter is my second favourite jet of the era, the first being the … Continue reading

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