The 2017 Aperture Photography Show

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The 2017 Aperture Photography Show

Mapleseed Gallery is proud to once again be the media and administration sponsor for the 2017 Aperture Photography Show

John D Leitch Arrives in the Port of Owen Sound

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John D Leitch Arrives in the Port of Owen Sound

Escorted by the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker and buoy tender Samuel Risley, the bulk carrier John D Leitch (Algoma) arrived in Owen Sound harbour early this morning. The 730′ Leitch joins two other Algoma ships current in the harbour. The Leitch along with the Algoway and the Olympic will remain in Owen Sound over the winter.

CCGS Samuel Risley Clears Harbour Entry For Inbound Vessel

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CCGS Samuel Risley Clears Harbour  Entry For Inbound Vessel

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley arrived in port today to clear ice and make way for the arrival of the John D. Leitch (Algoma). Originally scheduled to arrive in Owen Sound earlier in the week, the Leitch’s arrival was delayed while the Risley was temporarily called away to the north channel of Lake Huron.

Wings & Wheels on Youtube

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Wings & Wheels on Youtube

The second in his photography portfolio series on Youtube, Wings & Wheels features 50 images of vintage planes and automobiles captured by Canadian photgrapher Irwin Seidman. An embedded version of the 3:55 video can be viewed on this page, or you can click here to watch it on Youtube.

St Marys and the Algoway

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The barge St Marys Challenger powered by the tug Prentiss Brown joins the Algoma Algoway in the harbour at Owen Sound early in on a rainy winter morning See image on 500px at https://500px.com/photo/191218495/st-marys-and-the-algoway-by-irwin-seidman?ctx_page=1&from=user&user_id=11626305

Algoma Algoway Arrives For Final Winter Lay Up in Owen Sound

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Algoma Algoway Arrives For Final Winter Lay Up in Owen Sound

The 650 foot 24,000 ton bulk carrier Algoway arrived in the Port of Owen Sound, perhaps for the final time. Algoma Algoway in the Port of Owen Sound © Irwin SeidmanA familiar winter sight in Owen Sound harbour in recent years, the Algoway arrived on New Years Day (2016) and took up position on the west harbour wall in front of the Great Lakes Elevator Co Ltd silos, where it will dock for the winter

Algoma Algoway arrives in Owen Sound harbour possibly for the last time

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January 1, 2017 – First ship of the season The 650′ Algoma Algoway arrives in the Port of Owen Sound for winter lay up. A familiar sight in recent years, this is likely the last visit for the Algoway to Owen Sound as it is rumored to be retired and scrapped in 2017. See this […]

New on Fine Art America… “Algoma Olympic”

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in blog | No Comments

Title: Algoma Olympic Medium: Photography (framed fine art print, canvas print, acrylic print, wood print, etc.) Description: The 732′ Algoma Olympic in Owen Sound harbour at sunrise. (Part of the preshoot/study for Canada’s Golden Hour Project 2016)

The Frontenac arrives in Owen Sound

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The 730′ Frontenac (Canada Steamship Lines) arrives in Owen Sound on a icy winter day (December 26, 2016). (Click on image to see it in our portfolio on 500px)  

New on Fine Art America… “Owen Sound Station”

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Title: Owen Sound Station Medium: Photography (framed fine artprint, canvas print, acrylic print, wood print) Description: The Canadian National Railway station is Owen Sound was built in 1932. It replaced an earlier station built by the Grand Trunk Railroad around 1894. The station was fully operational until 1970 when passenger service was discontinued and operated […]