08 Jan

Toy cameras

I’m a fairly recent inductee into the world of the of the toy camera enthusiast (also called trash or crap cams). It’s a very unexclusive group of those who enjoy the challenge of taking photographs with cheap plastic cameras with questionable exposure control and wonky image quality. Here’s an excerpt from the toy camera website […]

02 Jan

2005 pictoral review…

In honour of New Years day, I’m presenting some of the photographic “Year 2005 in Review” slide shows for your viewing pleasure. Reuters – 2005 Pictures of the Year. MSNBC – Editors and Readers Choice. CBC – Faces of 2005. CBC – Canada The Year in Photos. Looking back through my own photos from the […]

26 Dec

Expired film

I really enjoy meeting other photographers because of the unexpected influences their style and techniques can bring to my own photography. Take for example the work of my friend Joanna and her use of cross processed expired slide film, which she mostly shoots with for the sake of its lower price and tendancy towards weird […]

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