2 weeks of work: Feb. 15 – Feb. 29

Slightly behind schedule but here are a few photos, and the odd insight, from a couple weeks’ work. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012 Was sent to provide images for a profile story on former women hockey Olympic player Cassie Campbell-Pascall. The gold medalist was running a hockey class for women at Canada Olympic Park. Former Canadian […]

A load of bull

Leonard Poholka, of Breton, manicures the business end of a bull, preparing it for a showing, at the 112th Calgary Bull Sale. Occasionally it’s very apparent that Calgary won’t ever be able to shed the reputation of its rural origins. Case in point – The Calgary Bull Sale. Located on the Stampede grounds, a stone’s […]

Classrooms and ghosts

Reid Henry, President and CEO, CSPACE Projects, in an upstairs hallway of the old King Edward School. It’s been a while since I’ve smelled chalk dust – a scent most of today’s children probably aren’t too familiar with. The dusty fragrance still hangs heavy in some corners of Calgary’s old King Edward School, despite not […]

2 weeks of work: Jan. 30 – Feb. 10

A concert, cocktails, drugs and an 85 year-old cellist – here’s some work from the last couple weeks. MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012 This week was chalk full of environmental portraits, as you’ll see. Jarome Pinsonneault’s third level home above his salon Jarome hair salon in Calgary Monday, January 30, 2012. From left, Tod Peterson and […]

A man and his cello

The Calgary Herald recently produced a package marking the 100th birthday of Calgary’s Grand Theatre, written by Herald entertainment reporter Stephen Hunt. For one of the stories I was dispatched to take photos of Don Palmer, an 85 year-old cellist who performed at the theatre as far back as the 1940s. Upon arriving, the first […]

2 weeks of work: Jan. 17 – Jan. 27

Actors. Homeless. Business executives. Scientists. Lacrosse. Chinese New Year. Cold weather. Just some of the subjects I had to shoot over the past couple weeks. Here are a few of the photos. Thanks for viewing. TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2012 On Tuesday the call went out to the Herald’s photographers to find weather related images, as […]

2 weeks of work: Jan. 1 – Jan. 14

We’ll see how it goes, but in an effort to apply some personal reflection on photos that I’ve gathered, I’m going to start throwing some images up on the blog from the previous two weeks (or so). I haven’t had much success in scheduled retrospectives in the past – I suffer from a severe case […]

2012 World Junior Hockey Final

Sweden celebrate their gold medal game win in overtime against Russia at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta Thursday January 5, 2011.(Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald) The 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship wrapped up this past week in Calgary. In the end I only made it to a couple games […]