Live Concert: Hollerado

If anyone was going to whip the crowd into a frenzy, it would be hometown boys Hollerado. It was a good thing too because the crowd had grown exponentially, I think because most of the day’s races were now complete. The beachballs even made an appearance during their set…

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Live Concert: Fast Romantics

The Fast Romantics were next up on the bill, an indie-rock band from Toronto, Ontario. Playing a handful of songs off their 2017 album “American Love,” the band got some major love from the rain-drenched crowd. Having only previously heard “Why We Fight” off of American Love, I was expecting a real…

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Live Concert: Rebelle

Continuing with the “live concert” series, another cool band I got to shoot at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was Rebelle. This description from the band’s website pretty much sums it up: REBELLE sounds like Nirvana playing Killers tunes with anthemic hooks and alt rock drenched in emotion. The group’s…

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Live Concert: Old Man Grant

Old Man Grant was a band I had not heard of. But after seeing their performance live at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, they are definitely a band I want to see again. Maybe I’m just partial to another man who has a beard as epic as mine (!!!), but I think in this case there was more to that. I love the…

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Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

When we moved the Eastern Ontario, I did a quick Google search of events that happen throughout the summer that I’d might like to photograph. I thought it was a good way to (1) possibly have some new experiences (2) get out and explore the area and (3) maybe stumble upon a new photographic adventure…

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Napanee Rapeseed Fields

I’ve always been enamoured by the bright and beautiful yellow fields that pop up during the summer months in Ontario. Until recently, I had no idea what type of flower or crop it was that created this picturesque scenery (It’s called “Rapeseed” and it’s typically used in the production of Canola Oil) but I…

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Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

My concert photography experience has brought me full circle. At first it was friends DJing or playing acoustic guitars around a campfire. Then it was my big break getting to work with The Tragically Hip shooting their shows for their website 10 years ago. Ok there might have been a few steps in…

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Sparks Street Ribfest

I like ribs! There I said it. Got that off my chest. Whew! Living with a wife who doesn’t eat red meat or pork and a son who has a typical kid’s bland carb-based diet can be tough when you enjoy meat as much as I do. I try to barbecue at home as much as possible because at least that way I can make sure…

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Weird Fuzzy Moth

When you live in the country, there are just some insects/animals that you have to document. You spot them out of the corner of your eye, usually bolting across your lawn or buried in some treed area. In any case, this little ok big guy was attached to our pantry window! I’m not sure what kind of moth this is…

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