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The Last Dance – A Photoshoot at Aberthau Mansion

Vancouver BC. When she was a little girl, she took her first steps on the dance floors of Aberthau Mansion. ‘Aberthau’ in Gaelic means ‘a place filled with light’. There is no truth in advertising; the dark wooden […]

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Can you hear me

Vancouver BC. You are probably not aware of them, but there is a group of well-trained people out there who have one distinct mission: to help those who have lost their hearing. With aging demographics, more […]

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The Chocolatier

Lower Mainland, BC. One of the perks that come with portrait photography is that you can meet some truly exceptional people. This charismatic young lady truly impressed me. She is a chocolatier by training, a […]

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Sarasota – The Beaches

Sarasota, Florida. What does this photograph have to do with portraiture, you might ask. Well, I guess, not too much. But, as soon as the fine floury sand of the Sarasota Beaches tickles the sole […]

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Subtle Disguise

Vancouver BC. How often do we conceal our inner feelings to the outer world? In fashion photography we often lay a veil on reality, too; we disguise our subjects in subtle ways, stretching the viewer’s imaginations and attracting […]

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Back to the studio

Vancouver BC. One of my early photography instructors was a celebrity photographer. He portrayed his famous models for magazines, often in hotel lobbies and often within a two minute time frame. Chapeau! It takes confidence and […]

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Fashion-inspired photoshoot in the studio

Vancouver BC. I have always loved studio photography, so I was right into it when the opportunity came up for a fashion-inspired photo shoot in downtown Vancouver. It always amazes me how little it takes to […]

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Snow Bride at Queen Elizabeth Park

Vancouver BC. In my last blog I had announced my photographic hibernation over the winter months. Well, Vancouver definitively has had its winter this year. Friends from Ontario kept sending messages of empathy and I […]

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Lovegrove-Girl – Sultry and Boudoir-Inspired

Valencia, Spain. Today is one of those moody, misty, chilled-to-the-bones November days in Vancouver. Grrr! The kind of day well suited to release the final series of photographs of my workshop with Damien Lovegrove. The […]

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A Lovegrove-style shoot in a deserted brick factory

Valencia, Spain. Today, I invite you to follow me into a deserted brick factory for a new set of Lovegrove-inspired images created during the workshop with master photographer Damien Lovegrove. For me, this workshop was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, […]

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