Workflow and a Glass of Wine

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 re-visit old shoots. For...
The 24 Hour Project Reflections

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 that one...
Street Photography is Cheaper than Therapy!

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 at my sister’s. Then we...
Silhouettes in Street Photography

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...
Have I Taken My Best Shot Already?

Have I Taken My Best Shot Already?

Last week I said that I would share the last of my Postcards from NYC series with you, but you will have to wait a week for that! Instead, I want to share some thoughts about my last three excursions shooting while my memories of them are still fresh. Last week I was...
The Street is a Stage

The Street is a Stage

There are many ways to approach street photography. One of my favourites takes patience but almost always pays off with a great image. The trick is to find an interesting background and turn the street into a stage. A ray of light, a wall with unique graffiti, or a...
Out of My Comfort Zone, 50mm Failure?

Out of My Comfort Zone, 50mm Failure?

In my opinion, street photography is one of the toughest genres of photography to master. Every day that I go out and shoot, I come back with a little bit more knowledge and confidence. I still have so much to learn, and I always look forward to getting out on the...
Photography in Downtown Vancouver

Photography in Downtown Vancouver

Where ever I am living, Vancouver will always be home for me. I was born and raised there. Since moving to a small town in Southern Mississippi two and a half years ago, I have come to the realization that I am a big city girl at heart! Don’t get me wrong; I...
Street Photography in Vancouver

Street Photography in Vancouver

Street Photography Workshop With Valérie Jardin This past weekend I was lucky enough to take one of Valérie Jardin’s weekend street photography workshops in my hometown of Vancouver, Canada. What an amazing couple of days! On Saturday morning we started...
Vancouver – October 2014

Vancouver – October 2014

Here are some photographs from my latest trip back home to Vancouver. Unlike last year’s visit, this trip came complete with typical Vancouver...
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