Every year, the Calgary Zoo hosts an event for photographers called ‘Focused’. During the event, the Zoo opens two hours early for photographers to photograph the animals in the early morning light. These photos of Chilean flamingos were taken during last year’s Focused event.
I own a 35mm back for my Holga 120 CFN, so one day I loaded it up with some Lomography Slide/X-Pro 200 ISO film and headed to Burnsland Cemetery. Unfortunately, I had a little mishap while I was taking photos. The back cover fell off my Holga and completely exposed the film. I tried my […]
Sad news this week: the Holga has been discontinued. They won’t be making this iconic camera anymore. Some are happy to see its demise, but they are missing the point. The Holga is beloved because of its light leaks and vignetting. It’s not a DSLR. It’s a plastic toy camera. You can do things with […]
I took these photos of hay bales at Point 67 in Normandy, France. Point 67 is an overlook on Verrières Ridge and lies a few kilometres south of Caen. The battle for the Verrières Ridge was both a part of Operation Atlantic and Operation Spring in July 1944 as part of the overall Battle of […]
I shot these back in June at Heritage Park using a roll of Ferrania Solaris FG Plus 100 film that I bought from Curating Cuteness. They turned out better than expected considering the film expired in 2007. The old steam locomotive runs all around Heritage Park and it’s a pretty cool ride even if the […]
These photos of bronze statues of First Nations people were taken in the Artisan Gardens at Bow Valley Ranche in Fish Creek Park. The Artisan Gardens honour the First Nations people who used to live in Fish Creek Valley.
These were taken at the Calgary Zoo in the Prehistoric Park. The dinosaur exhibit is actually pretty big and on a perfect day, it’s a great place to snap photographs. I think the cross-processed Fuji Sensia 100 film gives the scene an ethereal, other-worldly look and feel that is just right for photos of dinosaurs.
I took a daytrip to Nanton back in June and just had to photograph the grain elevators while I was there.
This is a shot of the Fish Creek Library that I took using a Mamiya C220 TLR (twin-lens reflex). I love my Mamiya TLR! It is a big, beautiful, all-mechanical, medium format TLR that is a lot of fun to shoot.
I had originally shot these for Holga Week, but never got around to developing the roll in time. These were shot in Calgary’s Central Memorial Park on a roll of expired Lomography Lady Grey B&W 400 film. The park honours all those who served for Canada in various wars. I thought I would share these […]
Here are some more photos from the 1991 Stein Valley ‘Voices for the Wilderness’ Festival on Seabird Island. Many bands took the stage that weekend and sadly I can only remember one of them: Spirit of the West.
In July 1991, the Stein Valley ‘Voices for the Wilderness’ Festival had relocated to Seabird Island. I met up with some friends at the festival that weekend and shot these photos of the guys doing some face painting and body art. These were taken with my old point & shoot camera and a roll of […]
I went hiking up to Widgeon Falls last summer with my best friend. Widgeon Falls is located in Pinecone Burke Provincial Park in BC. I’ve done this canoe trip on Widgeon Creek and hike up to the falls many times before and I am never disappointed by the beauty of the park. Up at the […]
I took a trip this summer down to Nanton, Alberta to the Bomber Command Museum and while I was there came across these Packards on display. These were shot using FPP RetroChrome 160 film that was then cross-processed. I love Ektachrome and FPP RetroChrome is nothing more than expired government-surplus Ektachrome 2239. I thought these […]
I went to France this summer and had the time of my life! These were taken in Paris on the Pont Neuf (new bridge) where it crosses the Île de la Cité. The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris. There is a platform there called la Place du Pont Neuf with a statue […]