Tuesday, February 26, 2013
That's right, Fifty years of loving and living together!
These days, more and more couples are into alternative living arrangements: common-law, "shacking-up", open relationships, etc. The fact is, couples are not cementing their partnerships by getting married. Statistically, 50% of marriages end in divorce. So it is quite rare these days for two people to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary in fine style, in good health, and with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as with friends from Canada, the Philippines, and from around the world.
It was indeed a privilege to take part in this rare feat of a celebration! Please click here for more photos!
Friday, February 22, 2013
To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan: (http://www.shanekoyczan.com) called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.
Schools and families are in desperate need of proper tools to confront this problem. We can give them a starting point... A message that will have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying.
Animators and motion artists brought their unique styles to 20 second segments that will thread into one fluid voice.
This collaborative volunteer effort demonstrates what a community of caring individuals are capable of when they come together.
Watch the call for entries here: https://vimeo.com/56131212
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Friday, February 15, 2013
I responded to a Want ad on Craigslist for a videographer to document a marriage proposal. Hayley, a stand-up comic who has performed in many venues, was planning on proposing to Karlee, onstage at Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club in Toronto.
I jumped at the opportunity to hone my skills in a situation where retakes is not an option, and where stage lighting would be tricky and recording the audio would be a challenge. I can read up on how to do this but there's nothing more exhilirating than just jumping in.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A portrait should always reflect, hint at the very least, the sensibilities of the subject. Rob is a modern-day photographer with the sensibilities of the classic B&W portrait photographers of the early 19th-to-mid 20th century. Think Speed Graphics and Rolleiflexes.
iPhone 4S using PS Express, Be Funky, Snapseed, and finally, Photoshop CS6. Feb 14th
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The stage at Yuk Yuk's (Toronto) for a go-with-the-flow video gig with a surprise twist. Should be a lot of fun, hoping the audio is decent. Stay tuned for the video that is currently being edited, coming up soon! Feb 12th.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013
Well, not really. It's just a joke (the sign changes on regular basis) by the owner of this establishment who fixes washers and dryers...
Kamal and Lamis' wedding on June 30th, in London, ON. This is the first wedding in years that I have attended as a guest. Througho...
a65 (a77 would be too big for this setup), HVLF43AM Flash (the 58AM would be too big for this setup), ThinkTank's CB Junior bracke...
by Mary, of non-Filipina heritage, using a cookbook recipe for adobo . March 23rd. Recipe by www.pepper.ph . In addition to the recipe,...
It's been an intense relationship and it will soon be over. It's not the Oly, (here's goes the proverbial...) it's me. A mon...
It seems to me that quite a few high quality video studios come from the Philippines. Lightshapers Photography Studios is one of them. They...
There has never been a free lunch with high ISO's. Using high ISOs (ISO1600 and higher) meant putting up with noise/grain, colour shift...
The twilight mode on the a65 has to be one of the most under-rated feature on this revolutionary feature-laden camera. Both photos shot ha...
Fell in love with the 60D, sold my 5D2. I was an early advocate of full frame (FF) sensors (I had one of the first 5D1s in Canada, Oct 2005....