Archive for: December, 2014

Lighthouse Mission

Lighthouse Mission Calendar

      The Lighthouse Mission on Main Street does some great work with the homeless in our downtown core, whether that is feeding them, providing them with warm clothes, or just a friendly voice. Like all non-profit groups, they need to fundraise in order to keep offering the service that they do.  This year…

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Ballet or Football?

Not sure if I was shooting a Ballet or a CFL football game today….. Unfortunately the Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost 26 – 20 to the Toronto Argonauts. You can see all the photos from today’s game at http://portz.ca/wp/portfolio-item/toronto-at-winnipeg-oct-1913/

Hiking the Chilkoot Trail

In 2010 I crossed the Chilkoot Trail for the 4th time.  This time with both my son – Jordan (12), and my dad – Don (73).  This was a trip I had been looking forward to since the first time I crossed the Chilkoot when I was 14 years old. For those who don’t know,…

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Mount Rushmore

A happy HDR accident

Sometimes things just happen to fall into place and you take a picture for one reason and it becomes something you didn’t expect. A good example of this is the Feature Image on this post.  A beautiful sunset on Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.  Now being a Canadian, Mount Rushmore does not hold the same…

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Where’s the Fire?

              New this year for the bomber (other than the stadium) is the way they come out onto the field before the game.  In past years they would run out from the clubhouse through a big inflatable Bombers helmet, but this year that changed. Now they all run out through a curtain of…

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Hello, World

A new web page, and with it a brand new shiny blog to go with it. Why a blog, well it turns out I get asked quite a bit if I have a blog, and up until now I have had to say no.  It is not time to correct that and starting today I…

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