It’s October — my favourite month! The stifling heat of the summer has taken a hike; people can no longer show their upper arms, which I find to be a horror show of its own, particularly mine. They closely resemble a couple French loaves spread with clotted cream and jam, with a few currents sprinkled … More The Horror! The Horror! 6 movies that will scare the living shit out of you
A new couple moved in down the street. The dude just loves big, stupid monster trucks. My problem is not his taste in hobbies (per se, but that’s another post). My problem is that he and others like him spend hours on the weekends revving the engines of these dumbass trucks and screaming at each … More How to passively aggressively get even in 6 steps
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 6 – Street Photography I dig street photography — the found objects, the urban grittiness, the characters. This style speaks to my love of candid photography. Snapping candids captures those real moments that are often lost in posing. These photos were taken on a trip to New York a couple … More If I can capture here, I can capture anywhere
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 5 – Low Angle This challenge had me wandering in back alleys looking for something to shoot from a low angle. Just as I was worrying I was being mistaken for a dumpster diver, I looked up and clocked this massive flower. After getting over my fear that it was … More Who likes the sun?
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 4 – High Angle Capturing a high angle is not an easy feat on the great Canadian prairies, but here’s a shot of the city from the 11th floor. Hold the jokes about watching your dog run away for days! I’m doing the Expert Photography 30 Day Photography Challenge. If … More Excuse me, your sky is showing
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 3-Texture Here’s some rocks. Not a super original idea, but these babies got texture. I’m doing the Expert Photography 30 Day Photography Challenge. If you want to improve your photography skills, this is the challenge for you. Day 3 – Texture. Join me and share your photos.
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 2 – Black and White This is Marlowe. I’m thankful he was able to take time away from his busy schedule of grunting, snorting and eating grass to pose for me. He’s a real natural. I love black and white photography, but not every photo lends itself to the style. … More Whatcha looking at?
30 Day Photography Challenge Day 1: Rule of Thirds This rule dictates that photos should be split into nine equal parts, like a Tic Tac Toe board, and the important bits of your subject should intersect with these lines at some point e.g., eyes or heads or the flower bit of a plant. You know … More Trains, Tracks and a Goose
I’ve always loved capturing moments with whatever camera I had at the time. For many years it was a classic 70’s camera with the cube flash. Remember these babies: You had four flashes which meant your picked your subject carefully – in theory. In reality, there were many an over-exposed picture, depicting a blurry mass … More Takin’ Pictures
For my friend. 3:30 a.m. Wake-up. The cool, soft night air blows through the unique French doors I designed for the bedroom. It’s tough to leave our 1000 thread count imported Amara sheets, but the chickens need their vegan breakfast and the garden needs a good weeding. Most of my friends don’t have the luxury … More Haughty Mom: A Day in the Life