Barry Gray’s 2017 Favourites
Once again, a look back at another year in Hamilton, through my lens. – Barry Gray
Hamilton. Ontario, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 – A salmon makes its way up Grindstone Creek in Hidden Valley in Burlington, part of their annual fall spawning run.
Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, January 8, 2017 – A red tailed hawk from the Canadian Raptor conservancy flies over the crowd Sunday during a show at the Ancaster Fairgrounds. The Conservancy, President’s Choice SUPER DOGS, and Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo combined to bring the Great Animal Adventure to the Fair Grounds to entertain and educate people in the process.
Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – Traffic ground to a halt in west Hamilton after a pedestrian was struck by a truck on the 403 eastbound west of the Aberdeen exit. Shoes and a sweater left atop the walkway over the 403.
Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – Hamilton police arrest Global News photographer Jeremy Cohn at the scene of a child struck on Evans Rd. in Waterdown.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, March 11, 2017 – Gus Dinardo, recently turned 90, and son Lou cut hair at Gus and Son Barber Shop on King St. East in Hamilton. The shop is a throwback to another era. The signs out front, promising hair styling for men.
Lou cuts Chris Johnston’s hair while Gus waits for his next customer.
The walls of the shop are covered with pictures, posters, and remembrances of lives well lived.
Reflecting on a haircut.
Lou putting the finishing touches on another haircut.
Gus keeps a selection of combs in his shirt pocket.
Gus chats with San Giglia while cutting his hair.
Tender care promised for a close shave.
Gus’ tools of the trade.
Gus has a laugh while rubbing Sam Giglia’s head after his haircut.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, September 16, 2017 – The 163rd running of the Binbrook Fair was held this weekend in the town, offering the usual fall fair attractions. Sean McCarthy, 6, is all smiles as a judge examines his baby goat ‘Tulip’ during a competition.
Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, November 24, 2017 – A bird flies past colourful clouds at sunset.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, July 29, 2017 – Opposing views clashed on the forecourt of Hamilton city hall Saturday afternoon. The right wing Soldiers of Odin and Canadian Combat Coalition clashed with Hamilton Against Fascism supporters.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, February 4,2017 – Memorial service for Devin Scullion held Saturday at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Devin’s mom Jamie Madley reacts as she learns a star has officially been named in honour of Devin.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Diwali – the Hindu festival of light – celebrations Saturday at Hamilton city hall. A dancer’s feet slip in and out of a beam of sunlight.
Hamilton. Ontario, Thursday, July 27, 2017 – Performers silhouetted at sunset during a show at Dusk Dances.
Hamilton. Ontario, Thursday, October 5, 2017 – The fall harvest moon rising over Hamilton.
Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, March 24, 2017 – A baby’s tiny hand, taken during a tour of the NICU ward at St. Jo’s for a story on babies in the NAS program.
Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, March 28,2017 – Hamilton Bulldogs vs. Kingston Frontenacs, OHL playoff action, Game 3, at First Ontario Centre. Fans react to a check into the boards.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, June 24, 2017 – Canada vs the United States in a 2 game World Cup qualifier, the first of which was held Saturday at Tim Hortons Field. the game ended in a 28-28 draw. Canada’s Tyler Ardron struggles to gain some distance.
Hamilton. Ontario, Thursday, May 25, 2017 – HDCS vs. Jean Vanier (Welland), senior girls SOSSA A soccer final. Vanier defeated HDCS, 4-1. HDCH’s goalkeeper reaches as a shot slips past.
Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, September 16, 2017 – McMaster hosted the Ottawa Gee Gees in OUA football Saturday at Mac. A Marauder stretches to grab a pass.
Hamilton. Ontario, Thursday, June 1, 2017 – Jewel White, left, and Trisha O’Brien-Dockree, right, are a popular photographic subject as they pass the 20th floor. Approximately 40 people clipped in and ventured down – 26 stories – at 100 King St. West Thursday. The Co-operators Over the Edge event has not only offered its participants the unique opportunity to rappel 26 storeys in the heart of Downtown Hamilton, but has also raised nearly $250,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington.
Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, February 7,2017 – Umbrellas, rightside up or otherwise, were the order of the day on a rainy, blustery February day in Hamilton.
Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, November 17, 2017 – Magician in waiting: Fionn O’Sullivan, 2, watches his grandfather Calvin Cutts, of Calvin’s Magic Shows, entertain the kids at The Wesley Ontario Early Years Centre.
Hamilton. Ontario, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – Kaden Bowers, 3, takes his brother Braddock’s hand, as they cautiously venture into the water near Hutch’s on the beach strip on a warm Wednesday summer.
Hamilton. Ontario, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – Rugged action as Saltfleet Storm battle Blessed Trinity Thunder in SOSSA AAA boys rugby. Saltfleet won, 30-0.
Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, October 27, 2017 – Bishop Tonnos and Cathedral squared off in a senior boys football matchup at Cathedral Friday afternoon. The Gaels emerged on top with a 41-21 victory. Cathedral’s Malton Da Silva stretches for a pass with Tonnos’ Baoro Kim in coverage.
Hamilton. Ontario, Friday, September 29, 2017 – St. Thomas More vs. Bishop Tonnos, Catholic senior boys high school football at Tonnos. BT’s Mark Randazzo is grabbed mid-air by More’s Jarret Walker.