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23 Jul 2018
calgary weddings

Calgary Weddings-Tips, Gear, Advice

Wedding Photography Prepping for a Wedding Calgary Weddings Wedding season is upon us, and being prepared is everything when it comes to pulling the event off without a glitch. When it comes to Calgary weddings, there are so many places to choose from and compelling scenery almost everywhere if you’re prepared to invest a little time in preparation. Calgary weddings, and this wedding season in particular (with my most bookings to date), I seem to […]

18 Jul 2018
calgary family photographer

Family Photographs as Heirlooms- Preserving your history!

Calgary Family photographer Photos as Heirlooms Family photographs capture and freeze a moment in time, allowing people from generations afterwards to catch a glimpse into their ancestor/loved one’s life in that moment, provide insight into the times and conditions they lived in, and perhaps a little window into their personalities too. If you’re anything like me, when an antique photo of relatives long gone falls into my hand, I eagerly study it- looking for traces […]

03 Jul 2018
photographer's best light, calgary wedding photographer

Capitalizing on the Golden Hour

Photographer’s best light Taking shots during the Golden hour Photographer’s best light. The Golden Hour. There’s a reason it’s so coveted by photographers everywhere. It’s because, well, it’s the best light of the day. I, like many others out there, do my absolute best to get my portrait subjects to pose for me during best light, particularly when it’s an outdoor shoot. Posing someone by the incoming light of a window is equally desirable. Golden […]

11 Apr 2018
Calgary night photographer Auburn bay photographer

Chasing Aurora – Sorry, Steve, you’re actually a Sub Auroral Arc!

Aurora Chasing and Sub Auroral Arc Sub Auroral Arcs- Not so New Aurora boreali and Sub Auroral Arcs- For most Canadians, night time means winding down, getting ready for bed and calling it a night. Not so with a passionate group of northern lights chasers, scattered throughout Alberta, Manitoba, and BC and even some dedicated northern US folks too. Aurora Chasers, as they’ve affectionately come to be called, are heading out into the dark prairie […]

07 Nov 2017
Calgary travel photographer

Visiting Venezia

As a travel photographer, Venice is one of my favourite destinations in Europe. The piazza, or center square, is literally the pulse of any italian city. In my experience, it’s where the townsfolk wander to after dinner, to socialize, to take a slow stroll, savour a gelato, sip an aperitif, catch up with friends, and acknowledge one another. For me, as an observer to this vibrant place, it really was where the expression “It takes […]