At the beginning of February, I had the chance to hop a ferry to Vancouver for a few days and shoot the ever amazing Arkells at the Commodore Ballroom. Modern Space and Dreamers opened up the show, and were the perfect warm-up for the ball of energy that is Arkells.I was fortunate enough to shoot BOTH nights - here are my favourite images from Night 1. Modern Space Dreamers
Recently I had the chance to work with a fabulous up and coming band from Victoria called CR0ATIA - Matt, Steve and Tash are absolutely wonderful humans and so much fun to photograph. We squeezed into their tiny jamspot to shoot some of my favourite promotional images to date. Sometimes all you need is one light and a simple location to make things work! For the first group of shots, we built a backdrop wall with a bunch of the gear
Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to Vancouver and shoot MS MR's killer show at Venue Nightclub. As part of their tour promotion, they were allowing one photographer to meet the band and snap a portrait before the show (as well as a photo pass for the show), and lucky me, I got to do exactly that
At the beginning of August, I had the pleasure of doing a fun shoot with a good friend of mine, Carolyn. We picked a location out in Saanich to shoot at; there is a gigantic tree in a field right by the Saanich Peninsula Hospital, so we trekked across and set up to shoot.Though most of the images from this shoot are digital, I did bring my medium format Mamiya RB67 along as well, for the first time in a while!
Recently, I had the pleasure of making the trek to see and shoot All Time Low in Vancouver BC at the Vogue Theatre. Not only is this venue my favourite to shoot at, All Time Low have been on my bucket list to shoot FOREVER. To be entirely honest, I haven't listened to them frequently since their 2009 album Nothing Personal came out, but it's easy to see why their new album Future Hearts is blowing up. This band has
Well, Bumbershoot was a bit of a surprise. After the date rolled by that media were supposed to hear back about their application status for the festival, I had heard nothing, and had expected not to go to the festival. About a week and a half before, much to my surprise, a little email popped up in my inbox notifying me that my media pass was approved! This did not give me much time to sort out travel plans, but