September 2011

Downtown Aurora

Hi, I know it has been a while since I last posted anything. I have a few projects in the wings that I’ve been working on and will have them up soon.

For now, enjoy these aurora shots. ISO 1600 and I used the roof tops of a couple of parked cars for the 1.5 second exposures to keep the camera steady at f/2.8.

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Legislative History

Being a journalistic photographer often times means being prepared to shoot what is around you with what you have at a moment’s notice. Other times it requires months of preparation, organization and even possibly re-shoots to get what you want.

This series is a little of both.

A little known fact about our Legislative Assembly is the celebration that happens at the end of each Assembly. Recyclable paper, meant to symbolize all the paper passed through the House, is dumped on the MLAs and Ministers on the last day of session. This is the end result.

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Urban Aurora

I have to thank Pat Kane for sending me the text that got me out of bed the other night. I was half asleep when he told me to look out towards Con Mine. I then spent the next 3 hours running all over the city capturing the lights in as many different locations as I can.

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