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.

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Green Sceen Trickery

Chad Perreault, a down hill racer, and I hit up Invemere last weekend to make a video of him doing what he does best.

We still have some more shooting to do for the video, but here is a little tease of what is coming!

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Northern Goalie’s Golden Future

When you come from a place as far north as Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, you are pretty isolated as a hockey player and a lot of players have had to play elsewhere in Canada. SAIT Women’s hockey rookie goaltender, and Yellowknife product, Tehnille Gard, experienced playing hockey in her home environment as well as other places.

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Kiprusoff stones Colorado’s Ryan Stoa in the second period, keeping the Calgary Flames’ 3-1 lead at the Scotiabank SaddledomeThursday March 17, 2011, Calgary Alberta.

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Don’t Blink

NAIT Ook goaltender blinked and missed the glove save to stop SAIT’s Tia Hanson from scoring on the powerplay in the second period at the SAIT arena on March3, 2011. SAIT swept the series after not being able to defeat MRU once during the regular season.

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Gordie and Friends

Gordie Howe and friends celebrate the over 1 million dollars raised through the Calgary Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s hockey game by having a luncheon on Friday March 18, 2011, at the Hyatt Hotel, Calgary Alberta.
Front Row: Perry Berezan, Tiger Williams, Gordie Howe, Dennis Polonich, Warren Skorodinski, Lindsay Carson.

Middle Row: Jim Peplnksy, Morris Lukowich, Lanny McDonald, Marty Howe, Mike Pelyk, Marty Gelinas.

Back Row: Ron Stern, Mark Napier, Dana Murzyn, Joel Otto, Charlie Simmer, Colin Pattesron, Jamie Macoun, Brad Marsh, Marty McSorley.

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Joy and Defeat

These are photos from the final game of the ACAC Mens Hockey Championship with SAIT and Mount Royal University. MRU won the game 1-0, Sunday March 27, 2011, Calgary Alberta.

Tommy Tartaglione gets ready for the final game. He is putting a lot of pressure on himself because of what happened in game three. The puck took a bad bounce on him in overtime and MRU had scored from the far blue line. He had been on his A-Game ever since. But it wasn’t enough.

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Nothing but Net

SAIT Trojans #9 Rachel Caputo (bottom right), #7 Taylor Pillsworth (top), #15 Annalise Posein (bottom left) get their game faces on heading into the ACAC playoffs looking to defend their championship.

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Journey Fight Series

Muay Thai fighter Josh Palmer works his opponent, Marc Deluca, into the corner for a beating in the first match up of the eight man professional tournament: Journey Fight Series, at Calgary’s Century Casino on Saturday March 5, 2011.

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