Category Archives: Personal

Simmons Heritage Building

Although Calgary is a relatively young city, there are a few pretty cool historic landmarks still kicking around, and any of these landmarks that are deemed worth preserving are given Heritage status and are typically restored and sometimes used as retail or office space. The old Simmons building in the East Village was constructed in […]

The Crusher

I’m not sure what it is about big construction equipment and HDR, but I’ve been on the lookout for a cool piece of equipment to bracket since I started with the HDR thing. I’ve mentioned before that I live in a fairly new suburb of Calgary so there is still quite a bit of construction […]

Everybody Out!

I can just picture this fire alarm going off years ago…a sharp clang-clang-clang mixing with the wail of sirens on the way from the nearby #1 fire station in downtown Calgary. This fire alarm is on the outside of the old Simmons building in what is now part of the new East Village development in […]

Downtown Calgary Reflections

I’ve always thought one of the coolest things about the downtown core of any city are all the reflections that play in the mirrored glass windows of office buildings. I really like the idea of being able to see a building within a building and there are a couple of these in this shot. This […]

Another View of St. Paul’s Anglican Church

A little while back I posted a photo of St. Paul’s Anglican Church here in Calgary (old post here) and it was a very successful photo for me. Not only did I receive a bunch of positive feedback from photogs and non-photogs alike, the photo was also purchased by the Anglican Journal for their 2011 […]