Covid Diary Week Two

Covid Diary Week Two

Today marks the end of our third week in isolation and my second week of documenting the Covid-19 pandemic through photographs. There is so much disturbing news overwhelming us right now. So this week, I want to bring you a personal story that has a happy ending. This...
My Covid-19 Self-Isolation Photography Project

My Covid-19 Self-Isolation Photography Project

Wow, how the world has changed in these past few weeks! Where I live in Vancouver, we have been strongly encouraged to social distance ourselves and stay at home. We are not in full lockdown yet, as many locations are. However, if social distancing does not work,...
2019 Reflections and Favourites

2019 Reflections and Favourites

I’m not sure how another year has passed by so quickly. As I sit down to write, there is only a week and a half left in 2019. And not just another year has disappeared, but another decade! Ten years ago, I had just purchased my first DSLR, a 12 mega-pixel Nikon...
Seeing with a Different Perspective

Seeing with a Different Perspective

A couple of weeks ago, I spent an afternoon downtown with Olaf Sztaba, a friend and local professional photographer. Olaf is a master at creating beautiful images. His photographs often use bold light and shadow that often cause the viewer to question what they are...
Photographing with Intent

Photographing with Intent

Do you photograph with intent? With the high frame rate of today’s cameras, it’s my opinion that we are becoming less deliberate with our photography. We are relying more on technology to capture good images, rather than thinking first. Photographing with...
Glancing Backward, Looking Ahead

Glancing Backward, Looking Ahead

2018 was a crazy year for me. As some of you know, at the beginning of the year I started my photography instruction business. Then in the spring of 2018, my husband and I started a total renovation of our forever home. In order to complete the renovation, we had to...
Stretch Yourself Creatively

Stretch Yourself Creatively

Sometimes I find that I become a tad complacent with my photography. Why? Complacency is comfortable. It is like curling up in an old leather recliner with a blanket that your aunt crocheted for you a dozen Christmases ago! It feels warm and safe! The problem with...
Photograph What You Love

Photograph What You Love

When someone asks me what type of photographer I am, I often hesitate. I like to shoot many genres: street, architecture, birds, and landscapes, to name just a few. Some may say that photographing such a wide variety of subjects makes you a “jack of many trades,...
UA-37704194-1