Archive for May, 2013

Very early in 2012 we ran a photoblog series “The Toad And The Lodge” that documented that last few days of a well-known institution on Vancouver Island called Tillicum Lodge.  For years the lodge served as a residence for our elders, providing care in a wonderful setting for those in need.  As time relentlessly marched […]

The constant and steady erosion of our heritage is unfolding right in front of our eyes.  Have we become so forward-thinking, there’s little appetite left for our past?  Is it really a cost issue, and if so what is the cost of losing all our history, relegating it to musty books in libraries somewhere that […]

The world of post-processing in photography is evolving with rapid advancements in all sectors of the field.  When it comes to fine art photography, we believe one of the leading companies creating great tools for post-processing is Topaz Labs, and today we’re excited to share with you their newly launched tool in our Topaz Clarity […]

Today we mark the beginning of a new project here at Toad Hollow Photography, one that speaks to a subject that is so very important to us.  The heritage and associated architecture of our beloved Vancouver Island are in a constant state of dynamic change, and with this comes a bevy of issues; some good […]

Toys! Toys! Toys!

Posted: 6th May 2013 by Mrs. Toad in Olde School, Photography
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“When I am grown to man’s estate I shall be very proud and great.  And tell the other girls and boys not to meddle with my toys!” – Robert Louis Stevenson If you believe roller skates should have keys, made a game of picking up wooden sticks with painted ends, created endless works of art with the […]