Blacksmith at Work
Blacksmith at Work

The blacksmith was essential to pioneer life, and a visit to his forge is likewise essential to any photo outing to Upper Canada Village.

Horse for Sale
Horse for Sale

This shot was taken at the General Store in Upper Canada Village. It was shot handheld in fairly low light.

Welcome to our General Store
Welcome to our General Store

One of the joys of visiting Upper Canada Village is that the reenactors are all used to being photographed. This one is acting as the shopkeep at the General Store.

Work is Never Done
Work is Never Done

Several homesteads are portrayed at Upper Canada Village. In this case the reenactor is playing the role of a farmer's wife and doing her chores.

Portrait in the Barn
Portrait in the Barn

This photograph required some extra work in post production to balance the bright light on the man's face with the low illumination in the rest of the barn.

The Shoemaker
The Shoemaker

Several of the reenactors at Upper Canada Village have been playing their part for many years, including the shoemaker shown here.

Twisty Tree
Twisty Tree

As my friend and I were walking by, my eye was immediately drawn to the unusual shape of this tree.

The Printer
The Printer

This reenactor has been working in the Printing Office for as long as I can remember. She's quite knowledgeable too.

Convicts Must Observe Strict Silence
Convicts Must Observe Strict Silence

Even putting aside the photographic opportunities, Upper Canada Village (and similar recreations) offer a facinating glimpse into the past.

Blacksmith at Work
Horse for Sale
Welcome to our General Store
Work is Never Done
Portrait in the Barn
The Shoemaker
Twisty Tree
The Printer
Convicts Must Observe Strict Silence
Blacksmith at Work

The blacksmith was essential to pioneer life, and a visit to his forge is likewise essential to any photo outing to Upper Canada Village.

Horse for Sale

This shot was taken at the General Store in Upper Canada Village. It was shot handheld in fairly low light.

Welcome to our General Store

One of the joys of visiting Upper Canada Village is that the reenactors are all used to being photographed. This one is acting as the shopkeep at the General Store.

Work is Never Done

Several homesteads are portrayed at Upper Canada Village. In this case the reenactor is playing the role of a farmer's wife and doing her chores.

Portrait in the Barn

This photograph required some extra work in post production to balance the bright light on the man's face with the low illumination in the rest of the barn.

The Shoemaker

Several of the reenactors at Upper Canada Village have been playing their part for many years, including the shoemaker shown here.

Twisty Tree

As my friend and I were walking by, my eye was immediately drawn to the unusual shape of this tree.

The Printer

This reenactor has been working in the Printing Office for as long as I can remember. She's quite knowledgeable too.

Convicts Must Observe Strict Silence

Even putting aside the photographic opportunities, Upper Canada Village (and similar recreations) offer a facinating glimpse into the past.

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