Fireplace Detail – MacKinnon-Cann Inn

Daily Image - 30 June 2011 - Fireplace Detail - MacKinnon-Cann Inn

The Mackinnon-Cann Inn, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia is a superb example of what can be done to reverse the ravages of time and urban blight. Once a stately home the building had been slowly but steadily making its way to sure meeting with the wrecking ball until two young entrepreneurs saw the true beauty within and painstakingly and lovingly restored this architectural gem to its current splendour.

This image is a detail from one of the many period fireplaces in the Inn.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 – 50mm – ISO 200 – f2.8 – 1/3.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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