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.
A pedestrian braves the extreme cold while walking past a movie poster for the film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close in the 1300 block of 4 St. S.W. in Calgary Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
A pedestrian covers her face to shield it from the extreme cold while walking along the 1100 block of 2 St. S.W. in Calgary Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012
Universities always seem to have something going on.
A portion of my Wednesday, spent at the University of Calgary, involved shaking hands with a professor/researcher and then a television actor – very different stories.
Tannin Schmidt, assistant professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Centre for Bioengineering, Research and Education, demonstrates the application of artificial tear/test lubricant on a human cornea for friction/lubrication testing at the University of Calgary in Calgary Wednesday, January 18, 2012.
Calgary Herald City section front page – Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Actor Allan Hawco, from the CBC television program Republic of Doyle, at the University of Calgary in Calgary Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Hawco was with fellow actor Mark O’Brien hosting an actors workshop for students.
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012
From left, Mac Van Wielingen, Chairman ARC Resources Ltd., Co-Chairman ARC Financial Corp., John Dielwart, CEO, ARC Resources Ltd., Kevin Brown, CEO, ARC Financial Corp., in Calgary Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Calgary Herald City section front page – Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012
There were a couple Chinese New Year related assignments Friday afternoon, in preparation for the weekend’s main festivities. One was an event organized by the High Performance Rodeo, an art’s festival,
in downtown Calgary.
A costume dragon is guided down the escalator at Sun Life Plaza in downtown Calgary Friday, January 20, 2012. The dragon was part of the High Performance Rodeo, Year of the Dragon +15 Parade, in downtown Calgary.
A stilt walker has their picture taken with a mobile phone in an elevator at Sun Life Plaza in downtown Calgary Friday, January 20, 2012. The stilt walker was part of the High Performance Rodeo, Year of the Dragon +15 Parade, in downtown Calgary.
The Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre began it’s weekend-long celebration with some local dance group performances.
A member of the Tundra Swan Dance School perform during the 2012 Chinese New Year Carnival at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre in Calgary Friday, January 20, 2012.
SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012
Working weekend night shifts at the Herald often means sports, sports and more sports.
This time it was ladies’ ringette…
Calgary U19AA’s Shaundra Bruvall, right, and the Central Alberta Sting’s Jamie Bell battle during their ESSO Golden Ring ringette tournament match at Stew Henry Arena in Calgary Saturday, January 21, 2012.
… NLL lacrosse…
The Calgary Roughnecks’ Shawn Evans, left, battles the Colorado Mammoth’s Rory Smith during the second quarter of their NLL game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary Saturday, January 21, 2012.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2012
…and then on Sunday WHL hockey.
The Calgary Hitmen’s Chris Dredger, right, keeps an eye on the puck as the Red Deer Rebels’ Tyson Ness attempts to corral the puck during the first period of their WHL game in Calgary Sunday, January 22, 2012
The weekend ended with an evening visit to a chapel to grab some images of a well known Christian preacher who was celebrating his 80th birthday by leading a hymn sing.
Bernie Smith leads hymn singing at Bethany Chapel in Calgary Sunday, January 22, 2012. The Sunday evening service also served as Smith’s 80th birthday party.
Tim Barber and Chris Morris, both homeless, have started up a food delivery service in downtown Calgary, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. The pair see the venture as an opportunity to improve their lives.Calgary Herald A section front page – Thursday, January 26, 2012.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2012
Midweek brought me to a media call for Vertigo Mystery Theatre’s most recent film noir inspired production.
From left, Karen Johnson-Diamond as Helen Thorne and Laura Parken as Martine Salamanca, in Vertigo Mystery Theatre’s production of When Girls Collide, in Calgary Wednesday, January 25, 2012.