“In Flow” – thanks Otto!

I "borrowed" (stole?) today's title from a photo blog that continues to have an important influence on me, and has raised some great questions and topics which have impacted the way I am learning to visually think about photography. The blog is called In Flow  by the talented Norwegian photographer Otto von Munchow. Highly reccommended for anyone [...]

The Colours of Nuit Blanche

Toronto turns into an art-lover's dream for one night in October when it hosts "Nuit Blanche" (http://nuitblancheto.ca) - a curated free-for-all from 8pm to 8am. Wandering though downtown streets from Nathan Phillip's Square to Harbourfront, the city pulses on all sides with colour and crowds of creatives mixing with party-goers, theatre buffs and those just [...]

Studies in Black & White

Somedays, no matter how creative the day begins, it reaches a dull spot where suddenly there is a need to entertain oneself (hopefully without the use of anything digital...). Look around the house and something will always pop up. Deciding that I could use some more practice with depth of field and settings (I still [...]

More People Stories…

I was going through old photos and found some portraits that were "telling stories" - characters whose personalities were as powerful as they were subtle. The first man was taking a break from work in London style; bow tie, braces, pin-stripes, wing-tip shoes and an ironic attitude. "You aren't from an anti-smoking lobby are you?" [...]