Back to school: A weekend photography workshop in Toronto to brush up on my skills

it was back to school for me this weekend. That is – photography school. While I’ve been shooting professionally for a few years now I decided in 2013 to take some formal photography classes. My education to date has really been self-taught and shooting a shit load of photos. But I knew there were still […]

BLOG: Reporting on Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon racing at the GMC Rangeland Derby

Spent a great week in July out in western Canada for the world famous Calgary Stampede in a social media reporting assignment. GMC is a proud vehicle sponsor of the Stampede and does some engaging marketing on-site during Stampede week. The event’s signature event, the chuckwagon races, is titled the GMC Rangeland Derby. [singlepic id=770] […]

iPhone: Gel Heating Pads just might be the photographer’s best friends

Was really happy to find these from a vendor today at Toronto’s Chin Picnic. These Gel Heating Pads can save a photographer’s life (or, at least their hands.) If you ever have to shoot outdoors in the freezin’ cold, and your like me and can’t always wear gloves because you need your fingers free – […]

BLOG: The lesson of shooting Spanish Harlem Orchestra – find different shooting spots till your happy with the composition

After an amazing opening night Aretha Franklin gave The Toronto Jazz Festival on Friday, I returned Sunday to the main stage tent for The Spanish Harlem Orchestra – a Grammy award winning latin dance music band that I figured would be a fun show under the main stage tent (and it was.) I was quickly […]