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Fujifilm Reflections

I find it fitting that in less than a week I will be back in France where my love affair with both Fujifilm and street photography began almost two years ago to the day. I could not have imagined at the time that my X100T would open up so many...

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Distractions and Excuses

As I mentioned last week, I have a lot on my plate right now. So, I thought a post on dealing with distractions and making excuses would be appropriate. How do you manage distractions? I have sat down five or six times to write, and even though I have the...

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Light and Shadow in Street Photography

Don't ever let anyone tell you that you cannot shoot in harsh light! I love the deep shadows and bright light that hide and reveal subjects in a frame. Learning to see opportunities where light and shadow play together takes a bit of practice. However,...

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Workflow and a Glass of Wine

The other day I was looking back through my archives for some sample images for an article I was writing. As I flipped through old photos, I started thinking about my workflow and about how I select images. It is amazing what you find when you...

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Social Media is Not the Boss of Me

These days it seems that more and more photographers are spending endless amounts of time on social media. And recently I felt like I had fallen into that trap! There is too much emphasis put on likes and followers these days? And I think there is an...

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My Street Photography Definition

I posted an image a while back, and a viewer told me that it wasn’t “street photography.” When I took the photo, I was living in a small, gulf coast town in Mississippi. Not exactly the big city! I captured the picture at the beach, not in an...

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What do Bird and Street Photography Have in Common?

I'm writing this on a flight heading down to Houston, Texas. As we cruise along at 35,000 ft, I was contemplating what I could write about for my next blog post. I was listening to the latest episode of Ted Vierra’s new podcast, Photography Matters, and it...

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Do Female Street Photographers See Differently?

This month, some of my work is featured in the print edition of "The Site Magazine," along with the work of five other incredible female street photographers from across Canada. It is an honour to have my images showcased alongside Dzesika Devic, Angela...

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The 24 Hour Project Reflections

Wow! What a day! On Saturday, April 7th, over 4200 people from 850 cities in 104 countries participated in the 24 Hour Project. I was lucky enough to be one of them! Participants took photographs documenting life in their town for 24 hours. The catch was...

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Street Photography is Cheaper than Therapy!

Last week we moved out of the house we moved into just six months ago. We are undertaking a major renovation to transform this house into our forever home. This move is the fourth one in six years for us! For the next month, we are camping out...

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What is your Street Photography Style?

I've been actively enjoying street photography for almost two years now. And as I pursue this challenging genre, I wonder if I have managed to develop my own street photography style, or if this is something I need to work on? Should my images have a...

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Silhouettes in Street Photography

I see a little silhouetto of a man. I can't help humming the verse from Queen's 1975 hit, "Bohemian Rhapsody" when I'm shooting silhouettes! Photographing silhouettes is about more than capturing an underexposed figure against a bright background. For a...

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