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KWAG photography tour

On Sunday, Shirley Madill, Executive Director at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery hosted a small group of us on a tour of the gallery’s photography collection. This opportunity came through Mark Walton and the Foto:RE posse. The TL;DR: KWAG has an amazing … Continue reading

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Hub Haps #009-Canon launches Innovation Lab

Sweet, sweet news for the WR photography community today. Canon launched the Canon Innovation Lab at the Communitech Hub this morning. Before the event even got started there were lots of photographers afoot, as you might imagine…

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Hub Haps #008-was it Camera Day?

Cameras, cameras, everywhere at the Communitech Hub on Friday. If there’s anything I love more than cameras, it’s cameras on custom rigs with wires hanging out of them, held together by rubber bands. This handiwork by Kurt Schwarz.

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World Press Photography exhibit in TO for 1 more week

Before leaving Toronto on Monday, I hit the World Press Photography exhibit at Brookfield Place on Bay Street. The show blew my hair back. If you have doubts about whether still photos can move people, see this show. It is … Continue reading

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Methodical progress–speedlight practice

  Regular readers know that I’m always working to improve my toolset. Ideally, I want the tools to be invisible to you the audience so the story goes right into your head with no friction. For the photography, I’ve helped … Continue reading

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Kick-ass photog Louie Palu kills it at Ryerson

World-class photog, Louie Palu, spoke at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto last night and frickin’ blew me away. I was positively sizzling with inspiration when I walked out of there two hours later. Louie (above right) gave this talk … Continue reading

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Talking photography at Christie Digital

Back in August, I mentioned that I was working with a group on a photography-related event. Well, those productive discussions continued yesterday at Christie Digital HQ on Wellington Street. That was my first visit to Christie and as someone who … Continue reading

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Another killer 3rdThur Foto:RE photo review

I was super-happy to re-engage with Foto:RE and friends last week for the regular 3rdThur photo review. I missed both June and July meetups due to travel and was very eager to share an image I had captured in late … Continue reading

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Another pop-up photo review

I got together again with the Foto:RE folks for the second iteration of 3rdThur Photo REview on Thursday night. Fourteen showed up, more than doubling last month’s attendance; both validating the concept and posing new challenges.  But that’s the whole … Continue reading

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3rdThur Foto:RE photo review this week

Yep, it’s the 3rd Thursday again, and Jennifer King is running this Foto:RE gig at DVLB, 84 King Street N Waterloo, Thursday, April 17 at 7PM sharp. Beer, wine, whiskey, snacks, all for sale. Like last time (though different venue … Continue reading

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