PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHIC DESIGN
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11:11 BLOG

INEXPENSIVE CREATIVE TOOLS IN PORTRAITURE

Basically since spring hit, I had been happily on the go taking on a variety of photo and graphic work for new (and return) clients! But when things started to slow down to a normal pace again, I jumped at the chance to have a fully creative shoot with my lovely friend Janel. As much as I love conventional approaches to portraiture, I am always looking for new ways to add interesting and dreamlike elements…

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First Cut

My resolution this year was to start shooting more video and learn a bit of editing. So when my niece Freya wanted to celebrate her birthday by going to the Tyrell Museum in Drumheller, I thought it might be a chance to start taking some footage…

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When Being Too Headstrong Becomes a Roadblock

People who know me, know that I am not the most flexible person in the world. I got that dang "fixed" personality type. I know what I want, and I like things done a certain way. (Don't I sound like a hoot?) Over the last year and a half however due to the economic changes in Calgary, I've had to become pretty flexible with the kinds of creative jobs I take on…

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Grotto Canyon - Gurl Guide Style

Ever since living and working in BC, I seem to need more time immersed in nature. I've taken a few short winter hikes lately to try to alleviate this desire and break up the long quiet days at home. On Family Day, I found myself carefully strolling up Grotto Canyon's icy creek bed with Ian Busby and the Canmore based adventure/comedy videographers Mia Mucci & Randi Wardle (Aka "Gurl Guides")…

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Happy Valentines Day

My studio has been a bit neglected as of late, as I've been mostly working on graphic design projects. Decided to shoot a still life today, inspired by the holiday and some Van Gogh paintings I saw in a book recently. Happy Valentines Day to all! :)

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