Ottawa live event photographer

Live Concert: Wintersleep

Wintersleep is one of my favourite bands to see perform live. Ever since my friends Dave and Mark introduced me to their (at that time) upcoming album Welcome to the Night Sky, I was hooked. Their songs strike a cord with me that is hard to describe. They’re melodic but easy to rock out to. Their sound is…

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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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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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Gala Awards Night

Did you know that I also photograph holiday dinner and Christmas parties, awards ceremonies & gala events? Even though it’s Spring (and you definitely think I’m crazy for bringing up Christmas), it’s never too early to start planning your next event. And if you are in the planning stages, you’ll probably…

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