Underwater lilypads, Trout pond, Toronto Islands

Wet Sky

Easily mistaken for alien tendrils attacking planet earth, lily pads float on the surface of the trout pond as seen from a remote camera on the bottom of the lagoon.

Feeding blackbird chick, Trout pond, Toronto Islands

Peeking Through

A remote camera catches a blackbird chick waiting for feeding, seen through its mother’s legs.

Liftoff of space shuttle Atlantis, STS-132, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Remote I Liftoff

While we don’t get too many space shuttles around these parts, it was the Island’s environment that let me build and test the remote camera enclosures that led to this photograph, the launch of space shuttle Atlantis (STS-132), from beside launch pad 39A. While launch is targeted for a specific date, things don’t always go […]

Mink underwater, Snug Harbour, Toronto Islands

Proof of Concept

Hot on the heels of their newfound popularity from the front-page Toronto Star article, a curious Toronto Island mink checks out the experimental IceCam, underwater and under the ice near Snug Harbour. A terrible photograph by any stretch of the imagination, there isn’t much light down there, but an interesting portrait of our furry little […]

Carp, Snug Harbour, Toronto Islands


An underwater camera captures a carp swimming through the algae-laden waters of high summer.