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Rob's Photo Blog — peninsula

KAP 2011-18 - Pinhey's Point, Ottawa River - November 9, 2011

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Aerial photograph of Pinhey's Point Heritage Property and Public Park on the Ottawa River' This was my third kite aerial photography session at Pinhey's Point. The Pinhey's Point Foundation is a group which has indicated an interest in my photography with the prospect of doing a demonstration and photo display next summer. Thus, I have incentive to return from time to time. This time I went with the hope for some fall colour remaining and early enough in the day to have the front of the building (river-facing side) illuminated with morning light. Being late in the year with the...

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Docks and Ice - Nepean Sailing Club

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It was a nice day today for a trip to the Nepean Sailing Club at Dick Bell Park ... at least for photographers not sailors. Late winter/early spring can seem a bit dreary for photography with the dirty ice and dead grass poking through. I decided to make this 3rd aerial outing to Nepean Sailing Club, figuring that it would be a good day for shapes and forms from the air. I had seen the docks poking through the ice last week while driving out to Kanata. Here are a couple of the shots I took today. You can see...

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KAP 2008-30: Nepean Sailing Club, Dick Bell Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. May 24, 2008.

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Dick Bell Park is at the west end of the city of Ottawa near the community of Crystal Beach, just west of Andrew Hayden Park, and is home to the Nepean Sailing Club. The location used to be a larger bay (Crystal Bay) but the marina and park, as well as Andrew Hayden Park, was created with landfill. The artificial peninsula protects the marina and docks. There is a lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. A club house, parking area, and boat storage area has also been developed on the site. These pictures were taken from a camera rig...

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