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Fun Photowalk at Toronto’s Distillery District

The best aspects of the film and analog photography community is that most people are eager to hang out and shoot together. This post shares some memories of pre-covid times, along with two of my fellow CCR co-hosts and photography friends. On this walk I was able to hang out with John Meadows, Bill Smith...

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Long Exposure Photography

Have you tried long exposure photography? Want to create some mystery, drama and an ethereal feel to your images? When shooting film we need to consider reciprocity failure. When we first learn about photography, we’re taught to control camera shake and to use the fastest shutter speeds available to create sharp images. Later on, we...

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Shooting Infrared Film

I love infrared photography (IR). When done right, will get you some dramatic images. IR is a unique form of photography, that allows you to produce some “other worldly” like images. IR requires you to step a little out of your comfort zone. In this post you will find a basic understanding of the limitations...

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Portraits of a Friend

Recently, I had the honour and pleasure of hanging with my great friend John Meadows at the Only Cafe where we both “shot” each other! It was an honour being part of John’s project and I felt it only fitting that I return the favour. I shot a few portraits of John too. John is...

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From Far and Wide (or Close) – Wide-Angle Lenses

Every photo taken with any given lens tells a story, is it any different with a super/ultra wide? Which lenses are capable of telling the best stories, the meaningful ones, the dramatic ones?  Most landscape photographers would likely tell your there isn’t a better lens for story telling than the wide angle.  What is a...

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