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It’s all about taste

It’s funny, you never know what people are going to like. As a photographer, you know what you like and what makes a good photograph technically speaking, but in the end will people like it?  If you’re a professional, will people pay for it? I put some photos up on...

The time machine

Yes, believe it or not, this is a silent film!  This race is at the kart track in Quyon, Quebec, about 1981-1982. The track was opened in 1977 and the Quyon Racing Club used the track for many years for it’s karting championship.  It has been expanded significantly over the...

The power of a photograph

I was texting with my daughter the other day and we got to talking about some old family photographs I’d recently posted on FB — ones of she and her late mother that she’d never seen before. I could tell she was affected by them and she said happily that...

Jon Snadden (1952-2015)

This morning we lost a very special friend, Jon Snadden. Jon had been in hospital for a while and passed away peacefully this morning surrounded, as I understand it, by his family. Although I hadn’t seen Jon in many years, his friendship still meant a lot to me. You see,...

He’s there…

God certainly has an interesting way of reminding you He’s there. I’m wide awake, writing this at 4:30 am with a bit of stiff neck as the only reminder of one of the wildest rides I ever took in a vehicle.   As I sit here in the dark with...