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Simple way to add a vintage look to your photo

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Simple way to add a vintage look to your photo

Creating a vintage look to your photo is a quick operation these days. Using photoshop as our editing tool, reducing the overall density of the hue/saturation setting will give you your desired look.  

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Throw down some arugula seeds

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Throw down some arugula seeds

Life happens when you’re not looking. My garden at this time of year always proves that true. Still mostly buried under last year’s fallen silver maple leaves, there are a few plants trying desperately to push back the covers and get going. I only discovered this when, last weekend, I stuck my head through the […]

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Sure-fire signs you’ve been married a long time

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Sure-fire signs you’ve been married a long time

According to WME, the faith-based Worldwide Marriage Encounter, Canada’s Longest Married Couple live in Parry Sound, Ontario and they’re doing pretty well. (This is not to be confused with the couple who live a few doors down from me and hold the title of Canada’s Loudest Married Couple. “Hearing aids,” I want to yell “will […]

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Photographing through the cage

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Photographing through the cage

We are nearing the season to head out to local zoos with cameras to try and get that perfect big cat photo. There are a number of different locations where you can go to photograph animals. Locally, many people in south Niagara will visit Safari Niagara in Stevensville. There, the animals are in cages, and […]

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And that’s why I love small town living

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And that’s why I love small town living

When I first moved to Wainfleet so very long ago, I opened an account at Niagara Credit Union in Port Colborne. It was so long ago the ATM outside the bank was operated by a gas generator. It was so long ago the credit union’s motto was: “You can’t take it with you, but if […]

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Underwater photo adventures begin

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Underwater photo adventures begin

My newest passion is underwater photography. I really enjoy it and am anxious to do more of it. I’ve had one photography adventure in Roatan, Honduras, and am looking forward to many more. What do you need to do to learn underwater photography? The first step is becoming a certified diver, and there are several […]

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