Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

Curated knowledge, trenchant insights & witty bon mots

Black-eyed ghost children! The series

The UK’s Daily Star went to town on the topic of black-eyed child ghosts, according to my Twitter feed:

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Wed, October 8 2014 » Main Page, Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Black-eyed ghost children! The series

The nomads of Goa

The BBC published some striking portraits of the western “nomads” who descend of the beaches of Goa, India during the winter months. Photographer Rowit Chowla said their style quotient often surpassed the work of the world’s fashion designers. See for yourself.

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Fri, April 12 2013 » Main Page, Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on The nomads of Goa

A stark view of dark lower Manhattan

Much admiration on Twitter today for this New York magazine cover photo: Photographer Iwan Baan told the Poynter Institute how he got the shot.

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Sat, November 3 2012 » Main Page, Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on A stark view of dark lower Manhattan

What I shot: My favourite photos from 2011

I shot a gigapixel’s worth of photos in 2011. Some were better than others. Hopefully you’ll agree that I’m highlighting the better ones. Where possible, I’ll link back to the gallery on Google Plus or wherever I posted it first. The G+ photos are larger.

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Sun, January 1 2012 » Main Page, photos » 2 Comments

Giving the fiery finger to the solstice

I shot a whole whack of photos at the Kensington Market Solstice parade on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Here’s a sample — and here’s video of the lighting of the fire sculpture: Red Pepper Spectacle Arts organizes this annual shindig. Donate to them, if you get the chance. This is a very grassroots event and deserves […]

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Thu, December 22 2011 » Main Page, photos » Comments Off on Giving the fiery finger to the solstice

Fall colours … updated

I’ve shot a lot more leaves and trees since first posting this gallery on Oct. 5. Here they are: High Park, Nov. 14. A sample:

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Thu, October 20 2011 » Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Fall colours … updated

Fish, birds and sunsets in eastern Ontario

Went fishing in eastern Ontario this past weekend. Here are the photos from Loughborough Lake (posted to G+). An example below: The next group includes photos taken Friday, Sept. 16 in the Gananoque area and on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Loughborough Lake. A sample below of a killer loon:

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Thu, September 22 2011 » Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Fish, birds and sunsets in eastern Ontario

Merry Christmas

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Fri, December 24 2010 » Main Page, Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Merry Christmas

The fragility of early snow

Tweeted this photo as follows: Surviving the sun’s destructive onslaught by hiding behind a rock

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Sat, November 27 2010 » Main Page, photos » Comments Off on The fragility of early snow

Happy 125th birthday, Banff

Behold one of the world’s great views — and you’ll only find it at Lake Louise in Canada’s Banff National Park. Banff was declared a national park on Nov. 25, 1885. One of its key attractions, the Banff Upper Hot Springs, were “discovered” by railway workers in 1882-83. If you get a chance, go to them during a […]

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Fri, November 26 2010 » * Big Picture Stuff, Main Page, photos » Comments Off on Happy 125th birthday, Banff