Waist level, hip, chest or eye - where I end up holding the camera

It really doesn't matter how we end up taking our shot as long as it is framed well. Read More…

Instinctive Shooting

This is probably the toughest thing I've had to do in photography - to let go my analytical, linear brain and shoot on instinct.
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The gear I use

Out of all the photographic genres in existence, it can be persuasively argued that in street photography, the nature of our camera equipment is of the least importance. Read More…

What to Shoot?

Toughest question in street photography. The wrong answer is to blast away and hope for the best. Read More…

Settings and Method

Often the first question about a photo is about f stop and aperture. While important, these settings didn't make the shot. I'd rather recast the question and put it in the context of how I work.
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Art Gallery of Hamilton Street Photography Walking Tour

Back on July 28th, 2018 I took the AGH walking tour conducted by Monique Campbell. I highly recommend this three hour program, and Monique, for anyone who wants to get their feet wet with street photography. Read More…

The things I had to re-learn

After I retired in 2011, I decided to keep busy through my fishing business, but it wasn't enough. I had dabbled in landscape for decades, so I went back down that road once more.

Didn't have fun. Read More…

Servicing my car helps my photography

I get my SUV serviced on the mountain in Hamilton. It can be a long, boring time sitting in a waiting room, so instead I pack a camera. Read More…

Style in Street Photography

Don't have one yet, but maybe I'll grow one. Read More…

Crop? Straighten? Post Process? or not.

I'm definitely of two minds on this issue: whether it is better to present what we saw and captured, or to work on it in post. Read More…

Welcome to my new website

Finally I have launched it!

Though it's taken me a while and a few unsatisfactory attempts, I'm satisfied with the look of this one. Read More…