Village Gardener

In late summer I was approached by ATB Agriculture and Village Beer to produce a short video on the making of a new beer they were going to produce this fall, called Village Gardener Beer. I set out to document 4 community gardens in Calgary, Alberta as they worked with their plots and produced some items to be used for the new special run beer. It was the longest video piece I have worked on taking almost 2 months from start to finish, including all the shooting, editing, creating music and colour grading the piece. It was a super fun and successful project, let me know what you think.

Under the Milky Way

We just don’t see stars like this in the city. Simply way to much light pollution. It’s amazing when you take people out of the city who have never seen stars like this and show them, they are awestruck and mesmerized. It is a beautiful site, and on my annual pilgrimage to Writing On Stone, we stayed up late and enjoyed the show. Really makes you think about your place in the world.

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Last day at the Calgary Stampede

It’s amazing how fast 10 days goes by. The first day seems like the start of a long haul and then on the last you ask yourself where did the last 9 days go. Due to assignment obligations I really didn’t have until the last few days of Stampede this year to go out and shoot some behind the scene photos. The past few posts have really just been tiny glimpses into life of the Stampede and back stage at the Stampede. Once I would love to just dive in a shoot the entire Stampede with a camera and a few lenses, just go look for light and moments that I can steal. I really enjoyed the final days this year, here is my last post for this years 101st edition of the Calgary Stampede.

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Scenes from the Calgary Stampede, 2

Yesterday I posted scenes from the Calgary Stampede, I kind of got into a groove of shooting there, so I am posting another set from yesterday’s action at the grounds and the rodeo. Here is a bit of a behind the look and some street photography at the Calgary Stampede, it goes until Sunday, July 14. I have had a few emails about the cameras and lenses I have been using, so here is the kit, very basic, 2 Canon 5D Mark III bodies with Canon 50, 35 and 24mm lenses. It’s wonderful to walk around with a light kit.

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