Our top nine Instagram photographers for September 2022

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas

Henry Rozema's photo of a pair of loons on a misty lake was our top post on Instagram for September 2022. (Photo: Henry Rozem @hjrozemaphotography / Instagram)
Henry Rozema's photo of a pair of loons on a misty lake was our top post on Instagram for September 2022. (Photo: Henry Rozem @hjrozemaphotography / Instagram)

Some people call September “the best summer month.” I have to be honest — I’m borrowing that quote from Carolyn Amyotte, the mayor of North Kawartha. But she would know as she has the good fortune to live and work in The Kawarthas.

September days are warm enough that it feels the height of summer is still with us. Crisp mornings that have a bit of mist rising off the lake. Cooler nights that bring the clear full night sky. The wind-down of September is slow enough to ease us gently into the idea of fall and winter. I love the absolute quiet on the lake.

Whatever you love best about September, I am sure you will find it in our top photos this month.

Do you want to get on our top photographers list? All you need is an Insta account and to tag us using our hashtag #kawarthanow when posting your photo.

We share photos from across our readership area, which is the five-county area surrounding Peterborough which includes Peterborough, Northumberland, City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Hastings (we sneak in the occasional Algonquin Park picture as well, particularly if it’s by a Kawarthas photographer).

To see our daily shares of photos, follow us on Instagram @kawarthanow and check out our feed’s highlight reels for recaps of every month in 2022.

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#1. A relaxing morning with the loons by Henry Rozema @hjrozemaphotography

Posted September 27, 2022


#2. Fall colours isn’t all about the trees by Tim Haan @tim.haan.photography

Posted September 22, 2022

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#3. Great blue heron at Douro Park by Caroline Goodenough @goodenough.images

Posted September 14, 2022


#4. Evening canoe on the Millbrook millpond by Kirk Hillsley @kirkhillsley

Posted September 13, 2022

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#5. Lily pads on Stoney Lake by Martha Hunt @____marthahunt___

Posted September 15, 2022


#6. Paddling on Kasshabog Lake by Mike Quigg @evidence_

Posted September 21, 2022

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#7. Burleigh Falls by Curtis Parypa @curtis_snapshot

Posted September 8, 2022


#8. Sunrise at Fairy Lake Island on Stony Lake by Ward Strickland @ward.strickland

Posted September 2, 2022


#9. Peterborough rainbow by Brian Parypa @bparypa73

Posted September 29, 2022

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Jeannine Taylor is the CEO, founder, and publisher of kawarthaNOW.com and a contributing writer. She's a self-professed geek and early adopter. Jeannine has over 30 years of experience in marketing, media and communications, and web development. She has been a digital media publisher for over 25 years since kawarthaNOW.com was launched online as Quid Novis in 1996. Her awards include Peterborough's Business Woman of the Year in 2005, a Premier's Award nominee in 2003, and a City of Peterborough Civic Award for chairing the development of Millennium Park. She's also a vegetarian, music lover and, cultural enthusiast. Jeannine would rather be at the cottage kayaking or hanging out with @caitthebordercollie. You can follow her on Instagram @wired_woman or on Twitter @wiredwoman.