Dear Annamaria

The following is an open letter to my friend and fellow photographer Annamaria.  Annamaria took up the photographic arts over a year ago.  Seeing a few of her early images, I noticed that… Continue reading

Of success and burgers

  There are times when I question my sanity.  Or rather, there are times when I question my line of thinking.  A state of insanity suggests a loss of sense of reality.  I… Continue reading

Auld Lang Syne

While Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day are my favourite holidays of the year, New Years Eve and Day have proven to be less so.  I can recall only two New Years that I… Continue reading

The Christmas spirit awakens

On the risk of sounding like Charlie Brown, I have not been feeling fully immersed in the Christmas spirit this year as I have previously.  Which is unfortunate as this is my absolutely… Continue reading

Against Stagnation

Part of being human is change.  For better or for worse, the changes we make, the changes around us, and how we adapt to such define who and what we are.  I am… Continue reading

Because a vision softly creeping

Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain… Continue reading

The game changer, Part 2 | The sound of silence

Three months ago, I wrote the first installment of an ode to the camera that has become a game changer to my photography—the Fuji X100.  I have hesitated writing this concluding installment because… Continue reading

Tempus fugit

Tempus fugit.  Time flies.  I do not know exactly where July went.  The lack of organisation and flow in my life in the past few weeks certainly have played a role, much to… Continue reading

The great adventure

Five years ago this week, I embarked on a great adventure that to this day stands as the best decision I made for myself.  It was an adventure that started out with a primary… Continue reading

HAWKS WIN

Last night, 15 June 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup once again, the third time in six years and the sixth time total. It almost seems paradoxical that I would live… Continue reading

Tricolour

Fencing can be a difficult subject matter to photograph.  There are the obvious technical challenges that are present in sports photography in general: capturing fast action at the critical decisive moments, poor lighting, having… Continue reading

Shall not have died in vain

We live in rather odd times where the current political and social climate seems to shame any sense of patriotism and pride in this country.  I often try to remain silent, or if anything… Continue reading