SALE: ADELE 8″ x 10″ photo mat with handwritten “Hello” song lyrics concert confetti // $25 CAD

Own a piece of ADELE finale concert memorabilia ADELE wraps her #25 tour in July, 2017 with four final concerts at London’s Wembley Arena. I’m proud to offer this shot I got of Adele in concert at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on March 5th, 2016 (what at the time was her 3rd show on […]

Food photography and branding for Pulled Pork at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto

I love the The Royal Winter Fair – it is one of Toronto’s longest running events. And of all the fun things to do at the Fair – people come to eat! So when a client came to me with a re-branding and photography project for a pulled pork concept at the Fair – I […]

Food photography at The MANE Event in London, Ontario – Montreal smoked meat sandwiches cut fresh from the brisket

I love when a food photography client needs me visit a city i haven’t discovered in years. Spent the weekend in London, Ontario at The MANE Event. It’s also plus I never seem go hungry working on food photography assignments. This weekends was delicious Montreal smoked meat and corned beef cut fresh from the brisket. […]

PRESS: Herald Sun Australia “Adele fan on the hunt for ‘true fan’ to gift his ticket after injury cancels his Sydney trip”

When ADELE announced she would continue her #25 tour in Australia during 2017 – I thought what better way to end my #ADELEproject. The thought of biking Sydney to Melbourne excited the hell out of me. Sadly, this trip was not to be. But I had one problem to solve – I was sitting on […]

SALE: Limited Edition ADELE 2016 concert photo matted with handwritten song lyrics confetti // $125 CAD (Frame size 16″ x 20″)

Give the gift of ADELE Live! After careful consideration of more than a few shots – I’m proud to offer these two different photos I shot of Adele during her March 5th, 2016 concert at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. VIDEO > https://youtu.be/mRN79VW97-A The photos come matted (finished frame size 16″ x 20″ – frame […]

The 10 different pieces of ADELE’S handwritten song lyrics concert confetti that rained down to end the 2016/17 shows

ADELE’S 2016/17 tour to support #25 has come to an end. Not the end she wanted as she was forced to cancel the last two remaining #TheFinale shows at Wembley Stadium. But, what a tour it was! ADELE played an amazing 107 shows during 2016 in Europe and North America (also the Glastonbury Festival too!) […]

PHOTO SALE: Adele Live 2016 Concert Tour Photos from Dublin, Ireland

After careful consideration of more than a few shots – I’m proud to offer four different photos I shot of Adele during her March 5th, 2016 concert at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. When I decided to head to Ireland for Adele’s opening 2016 tour dates. I always had on my mind the thought of […]

#HubbaAA a fun road trip across America sharing photos in real-time

​I finally made the move to upgrade my DSLR body this year. After much research and testing – we settled on the Nikon D750. The key upgrades for me being the move to a full-frame sensor and wifi capabilities. I quickly put the camera to the test when in early 2016 worked with product information […]

Adele Live Project – I’m posting a photo I shot each day Adele plays a show on her 2016 World Tour

I consider Adele THE voice of our generation. A truly soulful talent that comes along rarely. I bought #19 – as it didn’t take long for news to travel across the pond there was this new #MySpace discovered singer that dropped a great debut record. I bought #21 the day it came out. I will […]

I helped set an Official Guinness World Record for Chevrolet Canada during the Toronto Pan Am Games

My favourite book when I was a kid was the Guinness World Records book. So to have a chance and work officially with the company was quite a thrill. I’m proud our Chevrolet Canada Pan Am Games activation set an official Guinness World Record – the most people generating electricity in one week – 4,739! […]

Media Day at the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show

It was my fifth straight media day shooting on behalf of General Motors of Canada. I’ve enjoyed how my agency role in helping manage activations on the Canadian auto show tour has evolved over the years from much more than just taking photos. But come media day – I’m happy to still be able to […]

The Amazing Race Canada Winners Drive Away with 2 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup Trucks

Sometimes the call for a photo shoot comes at the last minute. Hey, I understand that in the crazy busy world of event and PR planning things can get overlooked (like sometimes, the booking of a photographer.) So if I can help out a client in a pinch – I’m there. When I got the […]

PHOTOS: My 10 favorite shots from New York City

I visited New York City in mid-October, 2014. Was happy to get back to the Big Apple. It had been a few years since my last visit and I would approach this time in New York shooting in either a documentary or a “New York Postcard” style. My first official celebrity sighting – The Naked […]

#InsideTheCFL – a lesson in smart #hashtag integration at events

I got the pleasure of attending the #InsideTheCFL event held on October 2nd at Andrew Richards Designs. The event was a text book example on how to properly integrate a #hashtag and ensure the event’s reach extended far beyond the few hundred people in attendance. There was a time – just a few short years […]

VIDEO: Chad Brownlee’s Lay Down The Tailgate for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 Race

Chevrolet Canada was the title sponsor of the Silverado 250 NASCAR Truck race and had JUNO nominated recording artist Chad Brownlee making an appearance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park that Labour Day weekend. Of the 50+ social media videos I produced and directed for Chevrolet Canada during my agency years – this is one of […]

2014 World Mastercard Fashion Week: Toronto

I was tasked to get some shots of Mastercard’s sponsor activation during World Mastercard Fashion Week taking place in David Pecaut Square during October, 2014 in Toronto. Picking up on the whole #selfie vibe – Mastercard was encouraging fashion show attendees to tweet / instagram a photo in front of their very unique selfie mirror […]

Cadillac Driver Academy at Circuit Mont-Tremblant

Spent a few days in beautiful Mont-Tremblant, Quebec working at the Cadillac Driver Academy. The Academy is a unique opportunity for Cadillac owners to drive on the famed Circuit Mont-Tremblant track. I was happy to cruise around town in a twin-turbo Cadillac CTS stopping at a few select spots to shoot photos (I swear, I […]

BLOG: I bought a bike! New life begins NOW..

I moved at the end of 2013 to the Queen east area of Toronto after condo construction noise ruined living at Bay and Wellesley. Loving the new area except for one thing – I found getting on a TTC streetcar for work in rush hour was pure hell. The transit system simply can’t move the […]

Shooting GMC ProShot at the 2014 Calgary Stampede

I returned to Calgary during July, 2014 to work at my fourth straight Stampede. There are many good reasons why the Calgary Stampede is considered, “Canada’s Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth.” I was tasked with getting shots for GMC Canada around its partnership with the Stampede. GMC Canada brought an award-worthy and contextually relevant activation […]

BLOG: My favorite photos I shot during 2013 (all photos Richard Budman)

I look back fondly on the year that was 2013 for my photography. I tried to get better and more creative in my picture taking as I decided to take a few photography courses. Got the privilege to travel coast to coast in Canada again including traveling to the most far east I’ve ever been […]

PHOTOS: What else to do after the Toronto ice storm? Get out on Queen st. east and take photos

For the second weekend in a row – the lovely Toronto weather messed up my plans to see friends. Not feeling like staying in on Sunday – I decided to venture out with the camera and see what this ice storm was all about. It hit Toronto on Saturday night and knocked out power for […]