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Yearly Archives: 2010

Alberta Winter

Sometimes it’s best to let the picture do the talking. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter.  Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.  ~Andrew Wyeth One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb

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Austin, Australian Shepherd :: Alberta Dog Photographer

Meet Austin in the daylight and then with a bit of dramatic lighting. If choosing an Australian Shepherd, or any breed that was originally bred to herd, hunt, or otherwise work, you should have a VERY active lifestyle that includes the dog. To do otherwise, will mean your dog will be bored and become destructive […]

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Finding Photographic Inspiration

It’s been a hectic and eventful weekend so far. I’ll spare you the mundane details but will share a tidbit or two anyway. Took our 6 year old Australian Shepherd in on Friday to be neutered. Poor guy. Our neighbour was arrested and I literally spent hours on the phone doing interviews with the media […]

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When it’s Cold — I mean really cold

I often laugh when I read blog posts, emails, or Facebook comments from people who think it’s cold where they are. Cold really is relative though isn’t it? Last month we had a real cold spell where the temperatures, without taking into account ANY windchill factor, was in the minus 40s. We’ve just been through […]

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Announcement: Your 8×10 Photos, Even Better Than Before

As I have been eluding to in the past month, I have a series of changes and improvements coming in 2010. As all my clients already know, every single image you order that is over 8×12 is professionally mounted onto a hard substrate. This is done to protect your image from damage such as creasing […]

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