After each of our photo excursions, one of our members will be selected to create a blog post explaining the outing.  Other members that attended that outing will submit one photo to include in the post.  Check back often for updates.

York Forests - Davis Drive Tract - McCowan Side

July 23, 2021  •  1 Comment
by Paul Naish July 23, 2021 There are two separate sets of trails, separated by a railroad track, that are part of the David Drive Tract (see page 42). I tried the McCowan road side. Google Maps has a bit of a problem with it's address of 17242 McCowan Road. The trail entrance, with parking lot, do not show up on Street View. The parking is on t...
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Lynde Shores spring walk

June 19, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
by Dave Brooks On Thursday June 10th several TPS members met up at the Hall Road parking lot for a walk along the marsh and Lake Ontario shore line. A few swans, ducks and turtles were out as well as red wing black birds, geese and seagulls, of course. The swans had had their young ones
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York Regional Forsests - Drysdale Tract

May 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
by Paul Naish, May 18, 2021 The Drysdale Tract was made possible by a generous donation from the Drysdale Family of a 136-acre property between the York Durham Line and Ninth Line south of Vivian Road. It presents a pleasant walk through old scotch pines and mixed forest. It's an even flat walk except for a couple of hills at the very southern...
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Rouge National Urban Park - Bob Hunter Memorial Park - Monarch Trail East of Reesor

May 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
by Paul Naish, May 12, 2021 I've made two trips to the eastern portion of the Monarch Trail. They label two separate trails for Monarch. The one I walked was supposedly the non-cycling trail however, cyclists were using it. At present, there are no trail signs so you have to find information from the Monarch Trail web page. The Monarch Trail is l...
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Glen Major Forest

May 05, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
by Paul Naish, May 5, 2021 A short hike, on this scenic trail, on a cool overcast day in early spring. Glen Major Forest showcases several headwater types, gigantic trees and a regenerated gravel pit. There are a large number of hills that the trail goes around and up and down. As noted, extremely rugged with narrow & hilly terrain. This trail is...
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Secord Forest and Wildlife Area

January 08, 2021  •  1 Comment
A few brave soles ventured out in -10C weather to try our this trail system. The sun came out part way through our walk which created some beautiful pictures with the overnight frost on the foliage and trees. Lands owned by the Toronto Regional Conservation Authority (TRCA) within the Duffins Creek watershed (totaling 23.3 km 2) are currently used...
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Eldred King Woodlands

June 24, 2020  •  4 Comments
Some of the TPS members had a long overdue get together at Eldred King Woodlands conservation area. A picnic lunch followed by a hike thru the trails, camera's in hand! Posted by: Ed McDermott
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Countryside Preserve Trail in Uxbridge, ON

May 15, 2020  •  4 Comments
A few members of the passing show toured the Countryside Trail in Uxbridge this week to see how things are "greening up". Should be much greener soon! We kept our social distance during these Covid times! It takes more than a virus to dissuade a true photographer!!! Posted by: Ed McDermott
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TPS Outing at Darlington Provincial Park

February 12, 2020  •  2 Comments
On Tuesday, Feb 11th a few Passing Show members visited the beach at Darlington Provincial Park, ON. Posted by: Ed McDermott
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TPS Outing at the Rouge Valley, Markham

February 07, 2020  •  1 Comment
On Monday, Feb 3rd 2020, some members of our group paid a visit to the Rouge Valley near Milne Park in Markham,Ontario. Posted by Ed McDermott
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Lensball experiments

January 25, 2020  •  2 Comments
The TPS has a number of members now experimenting with lens balls which come in various sizes. This gives another dimension for fun with photography. Published by David Brooks
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Reptilia Museum in Whitby

January 22, 2020  •  2 Comments
On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, some members of the Passing Show visited the Reptile Museum in Whitby, Ontario. Many interesting varieties of snakes and lizards as well as Crocodiles are here. As well as a resident African Grey Parrot! A hearty lunch at a local Mandarins restaurant followed the outing! Posted by Ed McDermott
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Ed's Hardware

January 07, 2020  •  1 Comment
On January 7, 2020 several members of the TPS club visited Ed's Hardware on Kennedy Rd. This place is full of antique items like door knobs, hinges, locks, gauges, and almost everything you can think of. Attached are just a couple of photos to give you an idea of what is on display. Posted by Ken Jarvis
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Candlelight Christmas at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum

December 14, 2019  •  3 Comments
A number of the members attended the annual Candlelight Christmas at the Museum on December 14th 2019. The museum’s historic buildings came to life with the traditions of Christmas past during this classic evening event. There were a number of costumed interpreters in each building to explain what would have been happening during the Christmas sea...
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The last York Plowman match after 160 years plus.

September 01, 2019  •  2 Comments
The year 2019 was the last year for the York plowman plowing match after 160 plus years. This year it was held at a farm on Woodbine Ave South of Mt Albert side road. A combination of horse drawn and gas and diesel powered equipment is used. Published by Dave Brooks
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