Category archives: Photography

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  • Photography, Dance, Collaboration - Workshop

  • Join me Saturday Sept 16 for this unique, exciting workshop. Photography, Dance, and Collaboration!  Its no secret, I love photographing dance, but its not just taking the pictures, what I love is collaborating with a dancer/performer to create something spectacular, not just one image but a series,[...]
  • Portrait Workshop

  • Portrait Workshop Date: Sunday - January 22 Time: 9 - 4 approx Location: D'Studio - 130-350 2nd Ave East Level: basic working knowledge of DSLR helpful but not fully necessary. Requirements: DSLR camera, Laptop with Lightroom (I have one desktop and one laptop that could be used) Cost: $150+[...]
  • Processing your Images - Lightroom Basics

  • Processing your Images - Lightroom Basics Date: January 17 Time: 6:30 - 9 Location: D'Studio - 130-350 2nd Ave East Cost: $60 To me one of the most overlooked part of photography is the post processing, what happens after you take that photo. Lightroom is a powerful tool to help you create [...]
  • Set your Camera on MANUAL

  • Create the images you imagine - put your camera on manual Dates: Saturday, December 10, 12-5 *****Thursday, December 29, 12-5 Holiday special - 1 Parent and 1 Child for 1 price Location: D'Studio - 130 - 350 2nd Ave East Cost: $125 You have made the big step to getting a better camera bec[...]
  • Better Phone Photos & Beer!

  • Better Phone Photos & Beer Date: Monday, November 28 Time: 7PM location: Red Truck Brewery - 295 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1A7 Cost: $25 ( includes one Beer ) Date: Sunday, December 4 Time: 11Am location: Red Truck Brewery - 295 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1A7 Cost: $25 ( include[...]
  • Vacation Photo Challenge - One Lens

  • West Coast of Canada, truly a stunning place to visit.  Chuck and I headed there not long ago for a few days. The  trip was to chill out, relax, do a little walking and enjoying the coast.  What did we do to relax... take photos! I decided that I would not take my  "working" lenses, instead I wou[...]
  • Photographing Out of your comfort zone - Bike Road Race

  • This past weekend my friend Asad Masede participated in his very first bike road race and I joined him. ahhh.. not racing.. just watching.  Of course I took my camera.  I'm not a sports photographer, I love photographing events, people doing things and I have photographed sports, but there is a real[...]
  • Workflow Part 2

  • Now all the images are sitting on your hard drive in Lightroom. You may ask how is it in both. Lightroom actually makes “thumbnails” for you to work with. You aren't actually working directly on the raw image, (raw or Jpg) you are working on a virtual copy, non destructive processing. This is great [...]
  • Work flow

  • Over the next few blog posts I will share with you, step by step my work flow using my favourite software. First off, I want to say, I come from the time period of shooting film, printing proofs then albums and enlargements plus I was a custom printer so I also printed my own enlargements. Ahhh ther[...]
  • CBC fan zone during 2011 NHL Play-offs, the good side.

  • 2011 Saw Vancouver play host to the NHL Finals. Unfortunately after the last game a small percentage of people caused havoc on the streets of downtown Vancouver.  I want to share with you what I experienced downtown. I was there for the last 3 games, surrounded by fans of all ages gathering together[...]