Ueno

Ueno (上野), a district in Tokyo’s Taito Ward, means “upper wild field”. Home to some of Tokyo’s finest museums (National Museum, National Museum of Western Art, National Museum of Nature & Science), and cultural sites: a major public concert hall, numerous Buddhist temples in addition to the famous Kan’ei-ji Pagoda of the Tokugawa shoguns now sheltered inside…

Three days in Tokyo

Snapshots of Ueno District, Tokyo, Japan, one of many places I’ve never written about. Get ready for a week of images from our three days in Japan.    

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.”

Flores to Tintal, El Mirador Basin

Sun rays flooded through towering Cohune palms and bathed Lake Peten Itza in a muted apricot glow. Three hours and 62 rutted and muddy km later, Antonio and I arrived at Carmelita, his home village inhabited by 400 or so Itza Maya. Eladio, the muleteer, packed supplies, backpacks and duffels onto the four mules. We…

Into the jungle, El Peten, Guatemala

I’ve dreamed for many years about visiting El Mirador deep in the Guatemalan jungle. But dreams without action stay dreams so I decided to act on my BIG DREAM. I  SET a GOAL, made a plan, and TOOK ACTION. There are three ways to visit El Mirador: 1. Fly 45 minutes in a helicopter from Flores…

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…

Art Talks – January 20 & February 8, 2018

Join Bert Jenkins and me from 2 – 4 pm Saturday afternoon, January 20, 2018 and from 5:30 – 7:30 Thursday evening, February 8, 2018 to learn about traveling the world.  

Passing through

Please join me on Opening Night Thursday, January 11th 6 -7:30 PM to enjoy photographs, piano music by Duncan Cooper, and birthday cake! Sneak preview of photographs starts Thursday, January 4th, 2018.

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…