Ice Simplicity

Excuses Need to be Ignored

Prince Edward Island - February 2016

It’s raining this morning and I’m using that as the excuse to stay home. But excuses are a funny thing because I had them yesterday morning too… 4am, muddy snow, still tired, 5am, sky looks boring, still tired, 6am, don’t want to drive, still tired. Those first 10 minutes of…

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PEI Health Card

An Image for Every Islander

Published - February 2016

I received a call on Tuesday afternoon with an invitation to be present for the unveiling of a new PEI Health Card the following morning. It would be the first update to the card in over 20 years, it will now be bilingual and it will also be designed around…

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Stephen DesRoches

Life is Shorter Than We Think and It Can All Change Tomorrow

News - January 2016

I’ve never met Paul Burwell but quite familiar with his photography, magazine articles and teaching. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Christmas Eve and gone less than a month later, it is so damn scary how quickly everything can change. It makes you question everything you do — but more importantly,…

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Smoke trails over Confederation Bridge

2015 Year in Review

Aerial, General - December 2015

It is that time when all the photoblogs and photographers from around the world create a small collection of images representing their best to reflect 12 months of progress, their stories, their art or whatever the goals may have been. I’ve participated in the past and I’ll probably participate again…

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Camping in Greenland

What You Didn’t See

Travel - December 2015

All the books and workshops money can buy can’t teach practice. I just finished looking at a collection of almost 700 images. Images from a friend I travelled with to Greenland last month. The results are spectacular and left me a bit jealous. Like Iceland, travelling through Greenland was an…

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In flight selfie.

Flying with The Canadian Forces Snowbirds

Aerial, Featured - September 2015

I’m tied down and pinned to the seat. The engines are fired up. The glass canopy is coming down. We’re moving and taxiing out to the runway. I’m in jet 9 with all 8 in front. It’s time to fly. If you missed part 1 of this story, may I…

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Life jacket and Parachute fitting

An Experience to Remember with the Canadian Forces

Aerial - August 2015

Over the past several years, photography has allowed me to experience many things that I otherwise might not have been able to. The ability to tell stories with the use of photographs is an often exciting and rewarding experience. This week, I did something that I’ve been dreaming of doing…

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Watching the sun rise over the West River, PEI.

Sharing sunrise over the West River with 40 new friends

Events - July 2015

For the past 5 days, I along with 40+ other photographers have been attending what might have been the best 5 day gathering and experience I’ve had the opprotunity to be part of. It became more of a summer camp with early mornings and very late nights, all at a…

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Flat Rock, Cavendish - © Stephen DesRoches

Land and See

Events - January 2015

I’ve worked with Dave Brosha in the past during the production of his first ebook, we’ve traveled and photographed a bit in Banff together, and last summer during his cross country workshop tour, Dave invited me to attend his PEI stop to see what it was all about. Dave was…

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