Portraits

Making Mountains from Gravel Hills

I was asked to do another Polaronesie shoot, something I’m always happy to do. But this time I was presented with a bit of a challenge.
I was asked to make the photos look like they were taken on top of a mountain. Mountains are pretty sparse around Yellowknife, NT, so I took the shoot to the Bristol Gravel Pit.

After a little bit of Photoshop work, I got these.

You can look for the rest of the photos from this shoot on Polaronesie.com

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Polar One Onesies

Polar One Onesies (Polaronesies) are now available for purchase! I got mine already, and it is comfortable, warm, and did I mention comfortable?

See for yourself.

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Onesies for Me, Onesies for You

Polar One may not be a household name at the moment, but when Alex MacKenzie’s onesies start mass producing in the next few weeks, you can be sure that college students, campers, basement dwellers, and pj loving people everywhere will be wearing these. I know I ordered mine already!

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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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Northern Exposures

It has been a little while since I’ve shot the Aurora. Long time fans might remember my “Purple Pills” shot from Christmas 09, that was my last one.

I was very happy to see a fantastic display of lights last night. It was pretty difficult to get a bad shot of them, but this one turned out the best I think.

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Two Lights and a Music Festival

Frozen Eyes Photographic Society, Pat Kane and I teamed up during Folk on the Rocks 2011 to offer free souvenir photos to festival-goers.

I had a couple of lights to work with, and had a blast meeting all kinds of folks. Not to mention it gave me a chance to pass along a bit of studio knowledge to the young volunteers.

Here are a few of the highlights.

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