Dreaming…

Jurors Peter Crighton and Maya Jagger selected Dreaming to receive the Honorable Mention stating “its out standing appeal was based on the artist’s skillful sense of composition, light, emotion and adherence to the theme of the show. A very thoughtful work.”

3rd Place SPARK 2018

More than 120 photographers, friends, and enthusiasts attended 6th Annual SPARK Photography Competition Opening Night Ceremonies at Lett Architect Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario. 30 images were selected from 161 entries submitted by photographers throughout Eastern Ontario.  Judges were independent photography professionals Rick Bell (Richard Bell & Associates), Charles van Ouden (Humber College), & Wendy Gonneau (Soul’s Creation…

McLaughlin Gallery Art Auction

RMG Exposed was truly Out of this World. More than $30,000 was raised by 350 enthusiastic patrons at Oshawa’s McLaughlin Gallery who bid generously on 50 photographic images. The highest bid was $3,500 for this photograph by David Bastedo: a hat worn by The Hip’s Gord Downie. I am honored that, for the fourth consecutive…

RMG Exposed 2017, McLaughlin Gallery

466 photographs ~ 40 finalists. Jurors Sarah Burtscher, Olex Wlasenko, and Jennifer Bedford have selected Golden Fields, a photographic memory of my trip to Kalimantan, Indonesia to be one of the 40 selected images for RMG Exposed 2017. This is the fourth year my photographs have been selected for RMG Exposed, a fundraising auction to support…

Golden Fields

The image reminds me of the Florida Everglades but, in fact, was obtained during a longtail boat ride in SE Asia. The man is fishing, poling his slender, low-slung boat along channels through the long grasses. Currently showing at The Parrott Gallery as part of the Belleville Art Association Annual Juried Show until October 26,…

Santa Fe Photography Contest

“What I did on my summer vacation”  As we sipped beer on the otherwise dry Maratua Island, one of 31 belonging to Derawan Archipelago, Kalimantan, Indonesia, a group of three young men hurled themselves off the 8-meter high jetty at Maratua Paradise Resort. Wearing his baseball cap the only way I like to see them…

SPARK 2017

Thanks Allen Rothwell for the HP Printer! And thanks to Randy Romano (left) and Robert Boudreau (right) and the entire organizing committee of SPARK Photo Festival 2017

…and the WINNER is…

Yesterday, 2017 Lett Architects, 138 Simcoe Street, Peterborough launched the fifth annual SPARK Photo Festival 2017.  https://www.sparkphotofestival.org Rick Bell and Charles van den Ouden, jurors certified by the Canadian Professional Photographers Association, chose 30 images by 22 photographers from an unprecedented number of submissions that best represented this year’s theme FRAMED. I was ecstatic to…

SPARK 2017 Photo Festival

I was delighted to learn that one (or more) of my three submitted images was selected for SPARK 2017.  Rick Bell and Charles van den Ouden, jurors certified by the Canadian Professional Photographers Association, chose 30 images by 22 photographers from an unprecedented number of submissions that best represented this year’s theme FRAMED. The winners…