photography

Dakota Bowl Bear Sanctuary 360 Photos

This weekend I went on an expedition hosted by The Only Animal to the Bear Sanctuary on the sunshine coast, in an old-growth rain forest which hasn’t been in a fire for 3000 years. We saw Culturally Modified Trees (where indigenous people had stripped bark to produce blankets, etc) and bear dens (hollow trees where […]

Flick shows new digital photo drawings at Capture Photography festival

I’ll be showing some original artwork at the Capture Photography Festival as part of the Arts Umbrella Alumni and Student show. The festival celebrates lens-based art, and my work pushes that definition to the limit with digital drawings taken from original photos. The texture of my prints is an unusual way to encounter digital work.  […]

Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work

I love this article and agree completely. Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work. “People pay thousands of dollars to have lasers shot at their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. People put little pieces of plastic right on their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. […]

Time for a Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera?

So camera upgrades come more and more often these days.  I had a crap-sounding, rugged and reliable Sony EVO-9100 Hi8 camcorder from CBC which I used and abused from 1992 until 1998, then a Canon XL-1 from 1998 to 2007 (Man, that one shot a lot of video!), then I moved to an HDV Canon […]

Video from the Vancouver Biennale!

Finally completed the amazing video installation with Windermere, Nootka and the Vancouver Biennale’s Big Ideas project. This video explains how we mixed old media (polaroids, betamax, 35mm film, typewriters) with high schoolers from Windermere, elementary students from Nootka, and made a video installation at Kits Beach arund the Echoes sculpture by Michel Goulet. Thanks to […]

Parrot Drone crash – SOLVED!… Pic Watchdog Emergency.

Had a crazy crash with my Parrot AR Drone while I was testing some ideas for the Parade of the Lost Souls (you can see my test footage at left).  This is how I assessed and fixed it. I hit a street light about 25 or 30 feet up. Down it came crashing. Why, oh […]

Video Journalism workshops at VIVO

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing. Participants will develop a documentary concept (or bring one you have in mind) and shoot footage that will be analyzed and edited over two workshop sessions.  You are welcome to use VIVO’s video cameras, or you can bring your […]

Dance Shoot with Rob Kitsos @ Sunset Community Centre

[singlepic id=48 w=320 h=240 float=left] I spent this weekend shooting a dance film / video with Rob Kitsos, for his ongoing project A Moving. Sunset Community Centre has some beautiful lines and spaces… we also got into the Sunset Nursery next door. See the gallery after the jump…

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