Revitalizing and Refreshing

Producing art that inspires and makes a statement requires constantly revitalizing and refreshing your mind and your vision.

Leonardo da Vinci said “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

I am currently re-reading “Drawing on the Right Side of

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in Public Relations, What I Do, What I See Tagged , , , |

Who is your portrait really meant for?

Who is your portrait ultimately for?

Heather called for an update.

I photographed Heather about 8 years ago when she needed an image for her business on line presence (Assante Wealth Management)

We set a time. I checked her office to make sure of lighting and available space. The day of

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in Uncategorized, What I Do Tagged , , , , |

2017 Grassroots Pow Wow

I shared something with the city of Cambridge on Saturday August 19th; our first Pow Wow.  The 2017 Grassroots Pow Wow was the first pow wow in the city of Cambridge and it was the first time I ever experienced a pow wow.

Due to previous commitments

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I See Tagged , , , |

Canada Day Weekend

Here it is July 8th 2017 and Canada is in its 151st year. Last weekend was the Canada Day weekend.  Did you celebrate?

There were a lot of activities across the country to partake in. Personally, I avoided the crowds and went to a show with my wife.

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in Community, What I See Tagged , |

100 Years After Tom Thomson

July 8, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the death of Tom Thomson. To this day his death is a mystery. His burial location is a mystery. His talent is no mystery.

Fallen Timber is an example of Thomson’s early work

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I See Tagged |

Proud of what I do

Feeling Proud – Yes I have to admit my head maybe swells a little when I see portrait I created as big as a bus.

I am proud of the fact that the skin tones are real not orange or pale and washed out. I am proud that my years of training allows

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in Portrait Tagged , , , , |

16th Annual Elephant Waltz

Do the elephants really dance at the “Elephant Waltz?”

Well they do some pretty amazing things and are rewarded with a feast of healthy treats, but as far as dancing goes, I guess that would depend on your definition of dancing. If you ever saw

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I See Tagged , , , , |

What I do…Some call it a style

What is my style? Photo-journalism in the truest sense!

When I had my website re-built in the spring of 2015 I found it difficult to write a biography for the site. Personally, I find it difficult to write about myself and not feel like I’m bragging. The team at Elle Jay Inc. hired the incredible Jack

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I Do

Be A Donor

Today I had the opportunity to photograph the fourth annual Cambridge flag raising for “Be A Donor.”

Cambridge Ontario is in the forefront of organ donor awareness in the province of Ontario. The charge is lead by a small yet hard working band of

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I See Tagged , , , |

There’s a time and a place for i-phone photos.

There is a time and place for i-phone photos, but it is not everywhere, every time.

Last night I ventured out to do some late day photography. I drove under the railway overpass on Dundas Street and the site of railcars and rail ties under the bridge

View Full Post   Continue Reading
Posted in What I Do, What I See Tagged , |