Canadian Pacific

Travel - March 2013

Prince Edward Island lost it’s rail service in 1989 and by 1992, all of the tracks had been removed making way for the development of the Confederation Trail – a 470 kilometre recreational hiking/biking trail reaching all corners of the island. So I don’t see trains very often and when…

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Returning to the Canadian Rockies

Travel - March 2013

After almost three years since my first visit to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, my bags are packed and I’m ready for a return trip at possibly the most unexpected time of the year – during that muddy season between winter and spring. For the next couple weeks, I’ll be working…

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Blurb Book Review – Comparing Sizes and Papers

Reviews - February 2013

Blurb is the modern day photo album and gone are the days of plastic sleeves displaying boxes of 4×6 prints with hand written messages on the back. Blurb books are perfect for family, personal, memory and vacation books. But what about fine art? or what about for resale? I have…

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Your Photography Website

Design - February 2013

This post is for the other photographers – in particular, those in business. I have had this blog post half written for more than 6 months and could never pull the trigger on the publish button. The topic felt too specific for a generalized statement and because of that, something…

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Time-Lapse Photography as Wall Art?

General - February 2013

Daydreaming. I was recently watching an incredible time-lapse film but while admiring how perfect it may be – the film still struggled to keep my attention. How can something so beautifully done lose my interest so quickly? Perhaps it’s related to my lack of interest for video slideshows. In a…

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The Power of Photography

General - January 2013

We live in a very visual world. Every electronic gadget is now capable of recording images and millions of photographs are taken every minute. We are overwhelmed with the noise of new gear announcements every other week — full of marketing specifically designed to lead us into believing buying XYZ…

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The Best Kept Secret?

Published - January 2013

Lets not read too much into the title but it’s pretty exciting that I lead off the winter issue of Outdoor Photography Canada Magazine with a introduction-like article in the editors column. This quarterly column is designed to showcase lesser known photographers and I was delighted when the editor contacted…

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Branding the Reverse Image Search Engine

Projects - January 2013

In 2003, I attended a conference and watched a presentation that demo’d some pretty amazing image recognition technology. The idea of searching for images with other images was a new concept for me but as this technology advanced and we (silverorange and Idée Inc) became friends, it was not long…

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2013 :: Day 1

Personal - January 2013

Today is the start of a new calendar. The day many commit to resolutions. Or the day others reflect back on the past 12 months. When I personally look back at 2012, I realized just how busy the year has been with many events still strong in memory. On the…

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