Category Archives: Personal

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 […]

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 […]

Benched

I kinda feel like I’ve been benched lately. We’ve been getting an unbelievable amount of rain here in Calgary this month, and it’s been putting a serious damper on my planned photography excursions. It’s almost been two weeks since I’ve been out shooting brackets for HDR and I’m suffering from a bit of withdrawal…this has […]

Fort Calgary

Fort Calgary was built in 1875 by the North West Mounted Police and eventually became the foundation for the city that would become Calgary. Originally set up to bring law to the west, stop the whiskey trade, and befriend the local First Nations peoples, it now stands as an important piece of our history. These […]