New Year….new gear…!

Investing in the new Canon C300mkii has been the first decision of the year, and it looks as though its going to work out great. Having the option to shoot 4k video and still have all the great functionality and image quality that we like about the Canon cameras is going to be a great step in the right direction. Can’t wait to start putting the new rig to the test…Read more

Rocky Mountains and beyond

Its been great reconnecting with some of the places I’ve worked in over the last few years in the Rocky Mountains of Canada, but this time in the dead of winter. With the help of a few sponsors (Solo Stove in particular) and our new production vehicle we’ve been able to stay warm in temperatures as low as -34c and keep our gear going so we can capture every moment… Check out some of my highlights moments from this lastRead more

Twin Bandit – In Studio

It was great to work with the incredible duo Twin Bandit on an in studio video for the release of their upcoming second album. We got some really great visuals to go with what is shaping up to be a fantastic new album, set for release in mid 2017.Read more

Exploring Northern Norway

Its been a fantastic few months hiking and photographing the landscapes of Northern Norway lately. Traveling up from Stockholm for a few days by car and by boat to reach the Lofoten Islands in the Arctic Circle. Here are a few of my favourite shots….Read more

Intercultural Youth Training

I had  great time working with the ICA youth members to help them bring their final film projects to life this month. A great group and some real talent! Looking forward to seeing how they edit it all together…  Read more

Haida Gwaii Observer Newspaper front page

It was a surprise this week to find a piece on the front page of The Haida Gwaii Observer newspaper about my new video installation exhibit at The Haida Heritage Centre. Big thanks to them for coming out to the opening ceremony and covering the event. http://www.haidagwaiiobserver.com/community/367883081  Read more

Royal Canadian Geographic

This week my film Colours Of Edziza was mentioned in the Royal Canadian Geographic Journal. It feels great to have been supported by such an institution and to have them help spread the message now that the documentary is finished.   http://www.rcgs.org/programs/expeditions/2015-tahltan-leadership-expedition.aspRead more

Quadra Island Climbing Story

Today was a wonderful shoot on Quadra Island shooting a feature story for Mountain Culture Magazine about the incredible work that the legendary Philip Stone has done over the years for the Western Canadian climbing community. I photographed him as he cleaned up a fantastic route on Chinese Mountain, Quadra Island, on a beautiful Autumn day.Read more

Bill Reid Gallery exhibit

After months of worked it was an honour today to unveil my new time-lapse video exhibit at The Bill Reid Gallery in Vancouver. An evening of song and dance with some incredible speakers opened the new exhibit that will run for 4 months, with my time-lapse piece taking main stage on the 60” plasma screen in the main room.Read more

On the campaign trail – Green Party Canada

Its been an amazing week being on the campaign trail with Elizabeth May as the official federal Green Party videographer. Hitting every riding across Vancouver Island has been an enormous amount of work and effort, but so rewarding to see the incredible support the party has here. Fast remote uploading of video for instant editing and publishing from the Ottawa media team has been a new level of speedy turn around, but we’ve had some great success and outreach.Read more

The Bills – Music video shoot

Spent the last 3 days working with Canadian legends ‘The Bills’ for a series of videos to be released with their brand new album in January. These guys are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year!   Great guys and great music. These videos are going to be fantastic….Read more

Hollyhock Workshop Story.Money.Impact!

I’ve had a great few days on Cortes Island after being awarded a scholarship opportunity to attend the Hollyhock Centre’s ‘Story – Money – Impact’ conference on the current state of Documentary film in North America. It was a fantastic meeting of minds and really opened my eyes to some new and ermging models of funding for contemporary documentary as well as some of the new forms the genre is taking in both style and outreach.  Read more

Colours of Edziza recognition

  The ‘Best Shorts’ festival of California awarded Colours of Edziza its ‘Award of Merit’ yesterday citing the “notable artistic and technical productions” of the film. Its great to be receiving positive feedback so early on. The film was also given special mention and support by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society yesterday, which is a great honour. http://www.rcgs.org/programs/expeditions/2015-tahltan-leadership-expedition.aspRead more