Genesis

July 28 2013 A photo from each of the five sections that make up Genesis by Sebastiao Salgado now on display at the ROM in Toronto. A monumental awe inspiring project that was ten years in the making by the world renowned photojournalist. All photos taken on my IPhone and filtered through Instagram.

Picking Up The Slack

July 27 2013


Emma Doyle walks the line during a get together of slackliners at Hutcheson Beach in Huntsville.

Roots Wake Series

July 27 2013









The Roots Wake Series made a stop at Avery Beach in Huntsville. Local amateur and professional riders competed for the title during the day long event.

Carnival Tornado

July 26 2013

Tornado ride from a travelling carnival that stopped in Bracebridge for the weekend.

Green Guy

July 25 2013




Provincial Green Party leader Mike Schreiner visited the office to discuss the Green Party platform and what it means to Muskokans.

Seussical Theatre Camp

July 25 2013

Kira Tempest rehearses for her role of Gertrude in the kids musical Seussical as part of a week long Summer Theatre Camp for kids organized by the Rene M. Caisse Theatre in Bracebridge.

Can't Spell Art Without Harti

July 19 2013

Artist Linda Harti works on a new painting at her brand new Windflowers Studio in Huntsville.

Sniffing Victory

July 17 2013



Hunter, a beagle who has been blind since birth, won an Obedience Trial competition held in Bracebridge. He has been trained by his owner Rosemary Holtz, from Huntsville.

Hot Hot Heatwave

July 17 2013



A Summer heatwave continues to blast Muskoka with temperatures nearing 40C with the humidex.

Steamship Sleuthing

July 12 2013

John Miller, Director of Muskoka Steamships checks the the RMS Segwun for clues as it prepares to host a Murder Mystery Cruise.

WWII Postcard

July 11 2013

WWII postcard on display at the Royal Canadian Legion in Huntsville.

Canoeing Claude

July 11 2013

Huntsville Mayor Claude Doughty (right) took to the water in a canoe to promote the upcoming Paddle For Fairvern charity paddle event.

Purple Plant

July 11 2013

Chance Encounter

July 10 2013

Edwin and Mary Finnie, recentll celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The two met in 1948 while working on the steamship the Sagamo Mary was a waitress while Edwin worked as a deckhand.

Patrick's Patio Portrait

July 9 2013

Local author and historian Patrick Boyer at his home in Bracebridge.

Sax On The Rocks

July 8 2013

Saxophone player Mitch Beube, from Bracebridge.

Rub A Dub Racing

July 6 2013













Some photos from the Bathtub Derby that took place as part of Rotary DockFest in Huntsville. Over 30 bathtubs competed in the race which featured a series of obstacles for the racers to navigate. The overall winner of the coveted trophy was Westside Fish & Chips.

Canada Dayish In Port Sydney

June 29 2013





Canada Day Weekend festivities in Port Sydney.

Miss Canada IV Take Two

June 27 2013





The Miss Canada IV had another day on the water to promote the upcoming Antique Classic Boat Show in Gravenhurst. The famed racing boat underwent a complete restoration but has been plagued by cooling problems during testing.

Capt. Ricky To Retire

June 27 2013

Capt. Ricky (aka Rick Houghton) is set to retire at the end of the summer after over 30 years of piloting the tour boat at Santa's Village in Bracebridge.

Slackline Silhouette

June 26 2013


Matt Ferguson walks the line while practicing slacklining at his house in Huntsville. He is hoping to grow the sport in Muskoka.

Added Security

June 25 2013


Swift River Energy Ltd. was forced to hire a security guard while their workers perform exploratory drilling on the proposed hydro electric site after a confrontation with the Township of Muskoka Lakes Mayor Alice Murphy.