Monthly Archives: September 2010

Racing the Sunset

Recently my friend Brian Matiash touched on the subject of photographers always racing against the sunset/blue hour, trying to make sure we get all the shots we want before that magical light runs out for the day. I’m definitely no stranger to that feeling, and found myself in exactly that situation last week when trying […]

New Blog, New Eyes, and The Eye of a Monster

As I type this blog post I am still marveling at the miracle that is laser vision correction. I’ve worn glasses or contact lenses since I was 11 years old, and the fact that I can now wake up and go about my daily activities without needing either is really nothing short of a miracle. […]

Oil Derrick

Being born and raised in Alberta, one quickly becomes accustomed to seeing oil derricks like the one below littered around the prairie landscape. Oil and gas has been the bread and butter of my province for countless years, and has been paying the bills in my family for more than 30 years as both my […]

Bridge Over Fish Creek

From a winter wonderland photo yesterday to a beautiful summer haven today…apparently I’m feeling a little schizophrenic when it comes to choosing photos to process Growing up in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Fish Creek Park was a pillar of natural beauty for me as a kid. Going back now brings back memories of countless […]

Winter Road

We’ve been getting some pretty dismal weather here in Calgary for the past couple of weeks. Temperatures have been well below normal and it’s been grey skies and rain almost all day, every day…not a very nice September. However, one of the great (or awful) things about living in Calgary is that the weather can […]