Archive for December, 2014

The History of Photography

Posted: 31st December 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in The Toad's Musings
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As 2014 draws to a close and 2015 is upon us it’s time to reflect on the events that brought us all here today.  Many artists at this time of year compile a Top 10 Photographs list as in introspective look at the past year.  For us, this reflection goes back much further, back to […]

Even though Vancouver Island’s post-colonization history only encompasses the last 150 odd years or so, we do have quite a rich heritage to take in and enjoy.  Our buildings may not be thousands of years old as they are in old Europe, but many of them benefit from architectural cues derived from homes and buildings […]

Our avid love of photography finds us with some rather strange obsessions.  One of them has to be the natural effects and appearance of rusty things.  The textures and details you can find with such objects represents the tireless work of time and nature against the man-made metals of our generation.  One of our very […]

Footprints are sometimes there even though we can’t see them.  Those who have come before tread on the grounds, leaving behind a little something of themselves.  For those who are acute these ghostly outlines of the imprints are not lost forever, rather they are as evident and as fresh as the day they were left.  […]