Let There Be Light

Iphone11 ProMaxI have been a black and white Photographer for most of my life. From a very early age nearly 50 years ago I have been shooting black and white and I guess growing up watching a black and white TV, I learned from an...

Smart Phone

Its amazing how quickly we can adapt to change if we have no other choice !  I have always used a camera of some form from a very early age of about 8 years old and trust me when I was 8, around 50 years...

Half Year Update

Well, we are over half way through 2020 and what a year it has been. I am now over half way through my Path and Weather projects at week 202 and 62 weeks in to my Litter Project. I have closed...

Tilt. Shift.

Trying to find “normal” Tilt It’s been a few months since our world has tilted. Life has changed a lot for many people and certainly a little for everyone. I remain thankful for many aspects of my life, however it isn’t possible to...

Litter Project Update

I almost failed to start this project because I had two 365 projects on the go and because I did not think it worked in black and white. I also was unsure if it would work in colour but with a few tweaks in...

Total focus

One, very important job The title and subtitle of today’s post refer to work of our Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. I will write about her work from my perspective, but be assured we all know what an important job she has right...

Ten years on

Olympic #ObservationalDocumentation A little over ten years ago, I started to make photos for the provincial government of B.C. The impetus for this was the lead up to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, where I hit the road, following the torch relay as it made...

What matters

3: 2019 Work Review In the previous two posts I wrote about the mechanics of making photos for work and the types of relationships needed to be successful at my job as a government photographer. As important as these two elements are to get my...

Great expectations

Unburdening myself from the weight of medium format A lot has been written about the challenges and rewards of shooting with medium format cameras. Some of it here. Since I started shooting with a Fujica GW690 III and Mamiya 645, through the purchase of the...

Candid camera

Is the XF10 the best street camera today? During a recent conversation, a friend teased me about my extreme camera choices. On the one hand I shoot with the top-of-line Fujifilm GFX 50S and X-series for work. While on the other, I have taken...

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