26 Jan

Beam me up

In a follow up to the entry about Utata weekend projects from the other day, “Beam Me Up” has been launched over at Utata.org . You can check it out here. There are a few photos of interesting experiments with long exposures using flashlights included, and the use of these as a light source in […]

25 Jan

Art of the street

One of the ongoing photographic projects I’ve undertaken since moving to Vancouver is the documentation of local street artist’s work. I try to keep an eye out when wandering the city and photograph new paste-ups or stencils as soon as I see them because due to the weather and strict anti-graffiti laws, very few pieces […]

24 Jan

Cuban Soul

In my quest for a suitable venue to show my work this year I came across the wonderful little gallery at Havana Restaurant on Commercial Drive. The current exhibition is called Cuban Soul, featuring the work of Surrey-based photographer Gabor Gasztonyi. His black & white photographs were taken in the barrios of Havana, Cuba and […]

23 Jan

Utata Weekend Projects

Over on the photo sharing community of Flickr there is an interesting and very active group called Utata that was originally started by Catherine Jamieson. She wanted to create a salon in the traditional sense, where people could gather to talk, share, learn and grow. The group has become a very vibrant community that I’m […]

21 Jan

Polaroid Transfers

If you’re looking for something new to try with your photography I highly recommend experimenting with some of the alternative photographic processes that are available. Years ago I took a workshop on Polaroid Transfer that I quite enjoyed, and was very happy with the results from the session: About these prints: the top photo is […]

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