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11th Annual International Color Awards - 'Honourable Mention' Award - 'Silhouette' category

On March 10, 2018 the 11th Annual International Color Awards held their winner and nominee online photo-show. I was lucky enough to have one of my street photos given the distinction of 'Honorable Mention' for my photo 'A Hard Day's Night' in the category of 'Silhouette'! Below is a link to the winner's webpage for the International Color Awards:...
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10th Annual International Color Awards - 'Honourable Mention' Award - 'Silhouette' category

On March 4, 2017 the 10th Annual International Color Awards held their winner and nominee online photo-show. I was lucky enough to have four of my street photos nominated across (3) categories (People, Food and Architecture)! I was also given the 'Honorable Mention' award for my photo 'Waiting for the Bus' in the category of 'Silhouette'! Internat...
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11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nomination

This past November 5th the 11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards held their winner and nominee online photo-show. I was lucky enough to have two of my street photos nominated in the 'People' category! Thanks to the Black and White Spider Awards for their recognition! Below is the official press release from the ceremony. Celebrating its 11th y...
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Destination Unknown - Centre 3 Exhibition - Hamilton Ontario - August 3rd thru August 29th 2016

I will be exhibiting some of my work from August 3rd thru August 29th 2016 at Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts located at 173 James Street North in downtown Hamilton Ontario. The opening reception will be at this week's Art Crawl Friday August 12 from 7pm until 10pm. Come on down and have a look and meet me! Looking forward to seeing you! http:...
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9th Annual International Color Awards - 3rd Place 'Honor of Distinction' Fashion Category

This past week the 9th Annual International Color Awards held it's jury and I was happily surprised to be awarded the 3rd Place 'Honor of Distinction ' in the 'Amateur' Fashion Category for my image 'Lady in Red'. Weblink: http://www.colorawards.com/9thphotoshow/winners.php?x=a&cid=30 The color awards received 5,678 entries from 78 countri...
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30 MINUTES

I've discovered over my time as a street photographer that wandering around is not always a great way to get a shot. Sometimes you have to be patient and wait for the shot to come to you. That being said, I've added a new menu to my site called '30 minutes' which reflects this very idea. Principally my goal is to find a place that has great natu...
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The Friend I Never Met

On Thursday December 3rd, 2015 I lost a friend...a friend I never met. His name was Scott Weiland. Scott was the lead singer for a band I literally worshipped in the 90's and into the new millennium; Stone Temple Pilots Their music really defined an era and my life growing up. Growing up in our teenage years we all have something or someone we ca...
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Black & White Spider Awards 2015 - Nominations

This past February I submitted several photos to the Black & White Spider Awards. Celebrating its 10th year, Black & White Spider Awards is the leading international award honoring black & white photography. A global platform and channel for photographers to show their work to important key industry taste-makers. Winners and nominees are recogniz...
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Photo Exhibition - Shades of Grey

This fall I was privileged enough to be selected as one of the 50 finalists for the City of Hamilton's 'Shades of Grey' black and white photography exhibition. There was a city wide call for submissions and one of my 'Destination Unknown' images was selected from about 300 submitted photos. It was exciting to be selected and noticed for my work an...
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Cold, cold and more cold

After the brutal winter of 2013-14 I honestly never gave serious consideration to vacation and holidays but it's something that's becoming more apparent that I need to do as the winter of 2014-15 is dragging on and on with no apparent respite in site. After experiencing car troubles this winter I have come to respect people who do not have vehicles...
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Photo Exhibition - Chance Encounters

As I stated in my first blog post I'm hoping that 2015 is a year of firsts. With that said my first photo exhibition is being held in my hometown of Hamilton, Ontario Canada at a local artist's run studio called Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts. The show runs from January 9th thru until January 31st 2015. Below are a couple of web-links that hav...
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2015 - It starts here.

Well I've finally done it...I've jumped into the world of web pages. Seems hard to believe really. It doesn't seem that long ago that I was going to my first 'film' photography class down at the DVSA (Dundas Valley School of Art)...but that was nearly 7 years ago. I've been toying with the idea of my own web page for some time but my procrastinatio...
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