Comforted by the past, yet still uncertain of the future. The mist carries beauty, yet still the fog makes us uneasy. In the valley we are satisfied, yet still the pass beckons us, ” go further.” We look into the unknown.
Although photographed during the New Year’s celebrations some time ago, I’ve finally got around to posting them. Perhaps it is appropriate to post pictures of celebration as we near Easter. This is my first experience of photographing something so ominous with film; it was a strange feeling, snapping the shutter and hoping I had everything […]
I heard stories about the misery winter brings for the photographer. Few daylight hours… bland colours… cold harsh weather for equipment. Funny, though, for a prairie dweller like myself, I always imagined there to a magic about winter… something special you can’t find anywhere else. So why not capture that? The last time I checked, this […]
She stares into the mirror. Trying to remember what exactly she looks like. It is not like she hasn’t seen this face before… she sees it everyday. But everyday the picture is slightly different. Everyday the face in the picture is changed. Everyday she is not quite the same as she was yesterday. It is […]
I love the power of story. Unfortunately, creative writing has never been my forte. But as part of my new story with film unfolds, the ability to tell a story through photography has quietly excited me.
My recent introduction into the world of 35mm film photography has been an exciting, challenging, and grand adventure. Having shot a few rolls of B & W film, including two that were expired, I decided it was time to buckle up and venture into the exciting realm of colour.
Amidst the discovery of a vintage SLR camera in the basement, there was an unexpected bonus: untouched black and white film. The only obstacle of course, was that it was at minimum 20 years expired. Research however, indicated that expired black and white film could be shot and result in some pleasant looking images if […]
Plans were put in motion for a family trip to Vancouver Island. Hotels were booked, attractions researched and suitcases packed. However the plans were yet to be expanded with the discovery of a Canon AE-1 in the basement. This discovery led to the reading of books, and a trip to London Drugs to buy a […]