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Digital Camera Basics & Foundational Photography Workshop

This in depth 'Camera Basics' course concentrates on foundational and fundamental principles of DSLR photography.  Topics covered will include:  Exposure (working in manual and aperture priority modes), understanding the importance of your histogram, creative control with depth of field, focus modes and focal cursor selections, composition, lighting, ISO, ra[...]

Get Your Business Noticed with Stronger Imagery

Impact.  Emotional response.  Visual recall.  Contact.  That's the order in which imagery for your business to your customer works.  In order to gain new clients and hold on to the existing ones in today's market place, advertising and imagery has to grab one's attention and simply not let go.  That comes with exciting, cutting edge visual concepts revolving[...]

5 Top Reasons to Hire a Commercial Photographer

As a professional commercial photographer, it’s always gratifying to work with people who appreciate what excellent imagery can do for their business.  I also understand that the value applied to those images in order to craft your brand can be a lot to absorb.  Good photography is not cheap, but when you put so much of your time, energy, and money into buil[...]

Client: Sun Peaks Resort - Mountain Life

Tourism Sun Peaks and I had been chatting for quite a while about the content in this shoot; we just needed the weather to cooperate!  Sometimes winter shoots aren't all that easy to schedule for this reason alone.  Add family schedules into the mix and it gets even more difficult.  I had brought up the topic of expansive village shots at night to Jennifer a[...]

Stef and Cory's Live Proposal - Story and Images

It was one of those days that etch themselves into your memory; you know, the kind that leaves both things heard and said and seen so vivid you can recall it and instantly get the same feelings as when it was happening.  We all have experiences like this in our mental hard drive, but this one was just...wow.  No really, it was fun and daring and a bit of a c[...]

Snow Angel - Story and Visual Journey

I've worked and known Valerie for a number of years now, I've also known that she's got a crazy passionate work ethic, is super easy to collaborate with and has a creative side that helps us put a better product out there.  Not to mention that she's a hoot to be around :) I had worked on a shoot in that same area just days before and the landscape was sur[...]

Client: Chartwell Ridgepointe Retirement Residence - Kamloops, BC

Located at 1789 Primrose Court, Kamloops. Company information:  Chartwell Retirement Residences is the largest participant in the Canadian seniors housing sector, with nearly 180 locations across Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. This was such a fun shoot to be a part of.  Fantastic grounds and facility made this very easy to get excited [...]

My Story Behind the Latest Canadian Geographic Cover

I was instructing a group of seven amateur photographers at the time this cover image was created.  We were in hard bottom zodiac (16' I believe), deep into the Khutzeymateen Inlet, and on day two of our three day epic adventure.  When I talk about epic to describe this place and the experiences it holds I truly mean it.  Everyone, including myself in the fi[...]

New Kamloops and Area Images for Commercial Use

For businesses and corporations I've compiled a revised edition of Kamloops and area images for use.  One of the most asked questions is can I purchase one of your Kamloops images for my website?  Yes, of course you can.  Here are some common uses: Website - Both home page and internal (price depends on where the image is being used and the duration) [...]