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March 28, 2018

Today I was doing my volunteer shift at the Uptown Gallery in Waterloo. A young person came in, my guess would be early twenties. They asked if I knew where to get a copy of a photo of the Grand River flood of 1974, specifically the photo of a police officer standing waist deep in water in front of a store. So I had to ask why they wanted this photo and how do you know about it given the event happened before you were born. Th...

March 24, 2018

Today we tried our hand at dog portraits. We approached the same way we do people. After Miles(the dog) got used to the equipment the session unfolded naturally. No posing or tricks involved, just a relaxed time together, hanging out on the sofa. 

March 22, 2018

Chesley House is back in the portrait business! Susan and I are offering our talent to create portraits for artists, writers, musicians, and all other creative people. If you need a business portrait or something awesome for your website or just want a good portrait contact us at info@chesleyhouse.net. 

        

February 8, 2018

 Niagara Falls is one of those locations that is so iconic and has been photographed so much that it may seem impossible to make anything original. We went late in the day last winter. The light had a darker mood, cold and gritty. We didn't intend to go to The Falls. We were in St Catherines doing research for a genealogy client and decided on a whim to check out The Falls. Sometimes going to a popular 

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December 20, 2017

Mountain View Farm is a great example of how choice of camera makes an image. Through out my photography career I have always believed the choice of equipment and materials has a major influence on what and how you photograph something. A large format camera vs a compact cameras "polaroid" vs digital all impart a certain character to the image. Every different type of camera has a different process that effects the look of the...

December 2, 2017

One of the great features of living on the top floor of a condo over looking the city is the amazing views. Our condo over looks both Kitchener and Waterloo with both amazing sunsets and sunrises. 

Winter views are amazing because the air is so clear!

 Facing north towards the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University new construction fills the sky line.

August 3, 2015

Susan and I hope you like the new format of the website. Our goal was to make things simpler and easier to view. We hope to blog more often and use this space to talk about how our photos came to be. 

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