Hugh Cummings...photographer of La Cloche. The Hugh Cummings Photography Collection captures the early days of Massey, Webbwood, and the surrounding landscape. In 1898, Hugh Cummings, an amateur photographer, opened a photography studio in Massey in 1907, the same year the Massey Fair began. Although Hugh was well known for his photographs of the local landscape, his studio became popular with Massey area residents who wanted to record birthdays, weddings, christenings and other festivities. Cumming's photography shop has been reproduced in the Massey Area Museum, including the table so familiar to many young subjects and their doting parents. Taking photographs of...
A special thank you to everyone that entered the 'May Contest' to win the t-shirt of your choice! Today all of the entries were put into a hat and the winner was Charles Mangan who selected 'Reflecting on Grace'.
Topaz Lake in Killarney Provincial Park and Group of Seven artist Arthur Lismer's 'Bright Land' which is Topaz Lake. Lismer would have sketched this during one of his visits to the Spreadboroughs home in The Pool. Here is his entry in the Spreadborough Registry from August 11, 1933 with his wife and daughter.
Dawn, today…May 24, 2021 A beautiful crisp start to the day at 6c and for the first time in a few days we had some colour in the sky at Charlton Lake in La Cloche. What we also had, for the first time, was a lot of colour on the water.The colour….yellow…as the pollen from the pines and birch has begun. Just a wonderful time of year for anyone with allergies, myself included. The beauty of pollen….#MoMAPhotoClub https://www.facebook.com/laclocheart