How can you connect with your subject?

Pulitzer-prize winning, NY Times photographer Damon Winter selected my portrait because the photo “showed a quiet grace and a direct and intimate connection between the subject and the photographer.” How did we connect? Initially we chatted about his beautiful home, an old Fes al Bali mansion. Then, I noticed his dog, a cocoa brown Rottweiler,…

“Do you like to sleep alone?”

Together, we all bumped across the Kenyan flatlands, heading towards the Mara, rough rutted tracks jostling us side-to-side.  When we reached the river camp, my two Aussie safari companions parted ways.  They would sleep at our river camp guarded by two Masai men, Morani warriors, spears ready for marauding lions or leopards.  I would be…

P4 BGH ~ WIN:WIN

Proceeds from Donated images by 20+ Quinte Area Photographers will go to SUPPORT our FRONT LINE MEDICAL WORKERS at Belleville General Hospital…Think where we might be if they stayed home! Photos For BGH Foundation

FUNDRAISER: Photos 4 BGH

During this unprecedented and uncertain time, I hope this message finds you well! A group of talented local photographers and I have organized a photographic print sale to raise funds for BGH (Belleville General Hospital) and its fight against Covid-19. We are selling beautiful photographs for $75 with all proceeds going directly to the hospital….

SPARK Photo Festival April 25, 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020 ~ 2:00 – 3:30 pm SPARK Photo Festival & Peterborough Public Library  Trek to Summit of Kilimanjaro & Beyond 345 Aylmer Street North Petrborough, Ontario, K9H 3V7 705-745-5382 Peterborough Library    

Indiana Lola

Excerpt from article by Johnathan K. Matthie:

Where in the world? January 2020

Exhibits January 2020: Quinte Arts Council ~ “FACES” Bridge Street East, Belleville Parrott Gallery ~ “BAFFIN ISLAND” Pinnacle Street, Belleville Focus Coffee Bar ~ select works ~ Bridge Street, Belleville  

Guelph: Trek to the Snows of Kilimanjaro

A big THANK YOU to the 70+ attendees who trekked virtually with me to the 19,351’/5895 metre high summit of Kilimanjaro hosted by the Guelph Public Library. I’m pictured here with some of my friends and fellow aviators from Waterloo on the Grand 99s.