Montreal Part 2 of 3: Nathalie Kas

The second shoot of the day was with Nathalie Kas, whom I have photographed before.  We cycled through a couple of set-ups, including one where Nathalie wore this wonderful red and purple striped vintage dress shirt.  Only thing is, I mistakenly loaded a roll of […]

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Film (and Beautiful Women)

“In a way, I’m not sure I care why I make photos, what they mean, and what their purpose is.” – Chris Norris Currently I am held up in a budget hotel with agonizingly slow wifi, and heavy snowfall outside.  I am drinking cold coffee […]

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Spooky Beauty

This past weekend I travelled to Montreal for a mini-vacation, and to meet up with some local models to make some images.  One of them was model/photographer/musician Lyndsie Alguire (with whom I was meeting for the first time).  She was the last person I was […]

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Drop Dead

For the last month I have been going through all the photos I took over the year, and exploring other platforms (and methods) for presenting my work.  There is a lot I am still trying to figure out, but I have decided on the following […]

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Instax

I haven’t posted in awhile, largely because I am working on a whole new website and have lost a lot of my motivation to share my work on the Internet.  I did, however, purchase a Fuji Instax wide camera, and have been enjoying playing with […]

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Look for the Good in Your Work

As photographers, we all should be seeking to improve. Part of this process is to look for and address flaws in our work. Often we feel that by identifying the mistakes in our photos, we can learn from them and do better next time. Sometimes, […]

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Print Exchange

In my last post, Create a Dialogue, I wrote about reaching out to establish more meaningful communication with other photographers and artists.  Since then I have created several dialogues with other photographers about not only their work, but their experiences with social media and how […]

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Create a Dialogue

Recently I have been reaching out to others photographers, ones whose work I appreciate, and started creating dialogues with them through email.   Likes and comments on posts are nice, but having a proper conversation with an exchange of ideas is better.  Most of the comments […]

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Decluttering My Social Media

If you don’t use it, get rid of it. I have always flirted with minimalism.  For instance, I’ve never owned a microwave.  This last year, however, I have really focused on removing material possessions from my life.  It has included selling excess furniture that sits […]

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Curate Your Social Media

One of the best things I ever did was unfollow nearly all of those who I followed on Instagram.  Social Media is not just networking, it is entertainment, obligation, and a chore.  Instagram (all of them really) want you to connect all of your accounts, […]

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