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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 light is so beautiful in […]

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 night, in search of the […]

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 a village to raise a […]

01 Oct 2017

Rolling with the Unforseen

You just have to turn your head right now anywhere in Alberta and nature’s gentle assault of fall foliage is everywhere. I am sure it has something to do with the gorgeous, warm Indian summer we’ve experienced. The countryside has just exploded in rioutous colour, and I can’t stay away! It was my third straight day of fall photo shoots out of town- this one being about 1.5 hours from Calgary for longtime friends of mine from my ship days, […]

27 Aug 2017
Banff Calgary portrait landscape photographer

Calgary & Banff Landscape Portrait Photographer

Hi there! I would love to take your portraits in the mountains- dramatic backgrounds showcasing the Rockies, Northern lights, or the Milky Way. Let me quote you on your upcoming trip and document your travels in the Alberta area! Please browse my galleries for samples of my work- I love working with best lighting so my shoots will always take place in the most complimentary hours for the best results. Northern lights portraits- Many factors have to come into play […]