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,...
Vancouver Snow Storm 2020

Vancouver Snow Storm 2020

I live in Coquitlam, a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. Here on the west coast, we experience a mild, temperate climate. Our winters are typically dull and damp, very damp, in fact! Our temperatures typically vary between 1C and 9C (34F and 48F). Believe it or...
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...
24HourProject – Take 2

24HourProject – Take 2

On May 25th, I participated in my second 24HourProject. Yes, my second all-nighter in as many years! What is the 24HrProject? The idea of the 24HourProject is to document humanity in your city for 24 hours. By doing this, the hope is to raise awareness about global...
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,...
Travel Photography, it’s in the Details

Travel Photography, it’s in the Details

Whether you are touring to an exotic location overseas or a locale closer to home, travelling is always exciting. And when one of your goals is to illustrate your trip with photographs, it is crucial to capture not only the big picture but also intimate details....
What I did On My Summer Vacation, Part 1-Paris

What I did On My Summer Vacation, Part 1-Paris

Back to reality. Last Friday my husband and I returned from our fantastic trip to Paris, Normandy and Scotland. What a marvellous holiday! Over the course of 22 days, we visited with family, experienced the history of D-Day, and went on some incredible walks and...
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