Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

It’s a section of the Bruce Trail we’ve never walked before, so we decided to hike the 7+km loops using the Main Trail, the Keyhole Side Trail and the Hamilton Brothers’ Side Trail. Spectacular! Starting from the north car park, there were a few interesting bits with some Christmas ferns and some very large cedars, … More Another great day out – this time at Nottawasaga Bluffs

Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

It couldn’t have been a more splendid day for a hike on the Bruce Trail. Here it is early November and we are enjoying temperatures in teens and sunny days. The day started off misty and foggy and we drove north to our destination: the Kolapore Uplands of Grey County. At 70kmin size, this beautiful … More Metcalfe Rock & Duncan Crevice – a spectacular late-autumn day

In the Land of the Giants: Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest

After visiting Backus Woods before breakfast, this morning, we were greatly anticipating getting back out in the field to visit Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest. Pulling to the side of the concession road, we were initially daunted by the entranceway, overgrown as it was with the trail barely visible. The yellow jewelweed (Impatiens pallida) was waist to … More In the Land of the Giants: Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest

Ontario’s Prairie

We have just been walking through natural grasslands with grasses and wildflowers towering over our heads. The vegetation was so thick in places, wecouldn’t see more than a few metres ahead. You may not realize it, but prior to settlement, Ontario was home to small areas of tallgrass prairie. Down in Canada’s “Deep South”, within the Windsor … More Ontario’s Prairie

All this started…

…during a recent three-day “short break” holiday up to Grey County. Actually, the same trip spawned a second website: OntariosBest.ca. But more on that later. GeoPhotographica.com really began as a germ of an idea a few years ago when I was teaching Nature Photography at Mohawk College (BTW – Mohawk is an ideal place to … More All this started…