Wednesday, 2 December 2009
Thursday, 15 October 2009
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Thursday, 10 September 2009
The Guardian Newspaper recently interviewed grizzly Vogue photographer David Bailey. They asked him " Who's really good and who's mediocre? "
Mr.Bailey answered "Oh I don't know. But most photographers just take pictures. They just come and go "click" – anyone can do that. Which is great – the more people that do that the better it is for me. If I take a picture, I know the person. I use plate cameras most of the time, so they're not looking at cameras, they're looking at me. I don't say "laugh". If I want them to laugh, I make them laugh. If I want them to be grumpy, I'll probably be rude to them."
Good point, Mr.Bailey.
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
All this time I have been increasing the contrast in my photos. Turns out that I am a fool!
Head over to Mr. Linden's very spooky, very Swedish website for more haunting, timeless pictures.
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Thursday, 25 June 2009
One day I get a message from my talented friend Genevieve Blais - "What are you doing after work?..."
Little did I know that 9 hours later I would be watching the sunrise over Vancouver's finest Motel after assisting on one of the more crazy student photo shoots of my life. Somehow I ended up being the makeup artist (read facepainter) and taking pictures, one of which is here. Head over to her website for more of Gen's creepy urban gothic work.
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
Friday, 12 June 2009
So an Englishman, a Brazilian and a Swede walk into a forest... no joke. Rolling around in the dirt for these pictures was a lot of fun. Plus having a fully loaded Mountain Bike flying three feet over your head is quite an experience - I love Canada!
Saturday, 4 April 2009
Wow! What intense, honest, painterly pictures. Check out the Guardian Newspaper story on radio presenters to see some more of James Mollison's portraits.
I was thinking that I should stop posting so many links on my blog, and concentrate instead on just my own work. But that went out the window when I saw these pictures. Once again: wow!
A little search engine investigating revealed Mr.Mollison's group portraits of music fans dressed in their best clobber. Also not bad at all. Talented bloke is this Mollison.
Wednesday, 1 April 2009
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
Sometimes I work for this cool dude named Shawn Taylor. Which means that sometimes I have to get up pretty durn early to be in his studio by 7am. But it's OK because sometimes it means I get to see things like this.
Monday, 16 March 2009
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Thursday, 8 January 2009
I noticed that the falling snow inspires people to wrap themselves up in all sorts of interesting ways. So I stood on a street corner in Vancouver and asked the question "Can I take your picture?".
Surprisingly the answer was a resounding yes. Here is a short collection from that snowy afternoon.