Abigail Gossage's urban Posts

A small walk in the concrete jungle showing that even there Nature has its place. The sculpture at the Museum of Nature repeats the form of the above tree.…

You can never count on the light being what you want! A friend and I went across to catch the late afternoon light on the beautiful church of St-Francois de…

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in the Market the streets are filled with vibrant life. To get a good session of street photography under way all one has to…

My daughter belongs to a sailing club in Toronto called Able Sail Toronto. This club ( and its umbrella organization country wide) aims to put disabled folk on…

It has been a busy weekend here in the Nation's Capital with the LRT opening yesterday and the Friends of the Chateau Laurier staging an artists event today in…

Ottawa is long, long overdue for rapid transit; today saw the opening of the first leg. People rode it from one end to the other for the sheer joy of riding…

Yesterday I put my Fuji XE2 into black and white mode to see if I took different photographs on my familiar walk than I would have in colour. The answer was…

On my last morning in Boston I took a wander through the Financial District, discovering modern highrises juxtaposed with old buildings. It was a fun wander.

As it was a street photography workshop with Steve Simon while I was in Boston, it behoved me to take some people pics. These are random shots over the five…

The Boston Public Library is a wonderful example of what manual labour could achieve in the late 19th century. Definitely a must-see destination. Although the…

The Holocaust Memorial in Boston is a truly unique glass structure of six towers with victims' name incised into the panels of glass. It is a very moving…

Probably the highlight of the urban/street workshop with Steve Simon was our experience of a Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge. As a foreigner it was an unique…

The workshop in which I was participating was primarily about street photography with some added elements of urban shooting. I found that a lot of my people…

We were not due to meet for the beginning of the workshop with Steve Simon until 2:00 pm so I decided to do a sunrise walk down to the harbour and back. Best…

On arrival in Boston for a street/urban photography workshop with Steve Simon it became immediately obvious that much of Boston's history was formed by the fact…

Although the waters of the Ottawa River have been receding over the last few days, rain is forecast for tonight. As the waters from Temisqueming and further…

The Chaudière bridge is closed to both traffic and pedestrians due to extreme flooding and concerns for the structure. They will not even let folks on to the…

A friend and fellow photographer and I made the annual spring pilgrimage to the Hogs Back Falls on the Rideau River. In 2017 there were devastating floods on…

Yesterday afternoon I went back to the scene of the fire (see previous post) that ravaged five of the buildings in the historic Market area of Ottawa. To my…
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