Photography

My friend Tristan arranged a group bonfire at a scenic spot in the Don Valley. We did a little light painting.

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I got some photos of the many creatures at the aquarium — including green sea turtles which I saw up close for the first time.

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In a surprising if not shocking move, Nikon has announced that they will stop making new digital single lens reflex (dSLR) cameras. It’s shocking to me because ever since digital cameras have existed, Nikon dSLRs have been considered among the best by professional photographers. They’re even used on the International Space Station, where shipping anything […]

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In my first commercial gig in a while, I photographed a NATO Association event with former Prime Minister Jean Chretien.

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Yesterday I photographed a rally outside RBC headquarters, protesting their financing of the Coastal Gaslink pipeline. The measure of whether businesses and governments care about climate change is their actions, not the sympathetic statements invented for their advertising and media relations. We can never build our way out of the climate crisis with huge new […]

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The 2021 Audubon Photography Awards feature some remarkable work. The video of a red tailed hawk soaring in the wind with its head uncannily unmoving is impressive, as doubtless is the dedication of all the people who took these shots.

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Along with people trying to light enormous spaces with tiny on-camera flashes, a photographic peeve of mine is when I’m working as a paid or official photographer, have put together a large group shot, and then one or more people sneak up behind to try to take it themselves with their cell phone. The inevitable […]

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For this year’s summer solstice I walked down to the lakefront to photograph the dawn.

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The U of T Leap Manifesto chapter and others organized a walkout today at U of T in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en in their conflict with Coastal GasLink and the BC and federal governments. Participants held St. George street from around 3pm until 4:45pm.

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