19 Jan

Scanner Photography

An interesting item on the scanner photography project of Mike Golembewski was brought to my attention today via Utata. He’s spent the last several years experimenting with homemade digital cameras created from combining a flatbed scanner and a large format film camera. “Instead of building a camera that mimicked the functionality of a traditional photographic […]

15 Jan

Studies in Motion

If you’ve done any reading on the early history of photography then Eadweard Muybridge is a name that you’ll surely recognize. He began his career as a landscape photographer in the mid 1800s, gaining recognition for his photographs of the American West between 1868 and 1873. The work Muybridge is most well known for are […]

11 Jan

Oops Magazine Artist Feature

Oops Magazine is a local bi-weekly Japanese language paper about life in Vancouver. My friend Noriko Miyamura is a writer for the magazine, and I was recently interviewed by her for an article about my work that’s in the current addition. Some of my photographs have been included, as well as a picture of me […]

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 […]

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