Whack-a-mole, photojournalist style

About 18 months ago, I got a call from The Canadian Press to go shoot a provincial by-election in Sudbury, Ontario.  With due respect to those running, photographing a candidate on election night isn’t the most exciting subject matter. And even … Continue reading

Five Photos: Rural Quebec

I spent some time last autumn visiting with a friend of mine who lives in St. Blaise-sur-Richelieu, a small agricultural town about 45 minutes south of Montreal. It’s located quite close to the border with the United States. Within a … Continue reading

Five Photos: Auschwitz-Birkenau

How do you illustrate the destruction of millions in just five photographs? In university I studied history, specifically European early 20th century history. But that didn’t and couldn’t have prepared me for what I witnessed at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim, Poland. I’ve … Continue reading

Five Photos: Bat Mitzvah

I had never photographed — or attended — a Bat Mitzvah (or a Bar Mitzvah for that matter) before. Empire Photo and Video of Ottawa asked me to co-shoot the event and I had heaps of fun! So much love, … Continue reading