The Algoma Blog

Mouthwatering Maple Magic

Can you smell that??? That is the smell of spring and do you know what comes with the spring season? I’ll give you one guess with a few helpful hints. It’s sticky, it’s sweet and just plain delicious! If you guessed maple syrup then give yourself a pat on the back or better yet reward […]

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Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven

Film on Group of Seven Returns Due to Strong Demand “The most important thing a painter can do is find a good place to sit.” – J.E.H. MacDonald   Sault Ste. Marie hosted two sold-out showings of Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven last October during the Algoma Fall Festival, but theatre-goers […]

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The Outsider – Photography in Algoma

Moving Water

As the snow begins to melt and the creeks and rivers start to flow over Algoma Country’s rugged topography, the wise photographer looks for moving water. Whether it’s tiny rivulets, thundering falls or even the lapping of waves on the lake shore, the movement of water can be used to create intriguing images. Shutter speed […]

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The Gold Rush in Algoma: Maple Syrup Time

So sweet, delicious and considered northern gold is the sap run in Algoma. It is that time of year once again to enjoy maple syrup on pancakes and French toast throughout the region’s pancake houses. Maple Syrup is made from the sap from the abundant maple trees which are abundant in Algoma. For generations, the […]

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The Outsider – Photography in Algoma

Macro Photography

Photography in Algoma provides incredible opportunities for broad scenic landscape shots. But like any complex and beautiful wilderness, narrowing in on the tiny details of the beach, the water, or forest floor provides tremendous opportunities for captivating shots. Close-up or macro photography is best done with a dedicated macro or micro lens or with a […]

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