My Uncle Norman and my Aunt Olive, with my cousin Anne-Marie – missing is my cousin Mark.

I am an accredited member of the Professional Photographers of Canada, with Performing Arts, Animal Sports, and Animal accreditations under my belt. I have had several images accepted at both Provincial and National Salons.

My earliest memory involving a camera was my Dad showing me how to use an old Konica, probably in the early 70’s.  My Dad’s family were all avid photographers, and all of them had an “eye”.  Probably none more so than my Uncle Norman.  I remember looking at photos, simple family photos, that he took in the 70’s and 80’s, and the people in the pictures had a soul.  He pulled that out of them in the picture, and I knew it, because I knew the people.

At 18 I found myself working at a camera store, and buying a used Canon FTB with some lenses.  And off I went…

I love performing arts.  Not just because I am a musician, and a photographer.  To me, performing arts are people laying their hearts and souls on the line.  It’s the best time to capture them at their best, their worst, their most vulnerable.

A marriage (or two), two wonderful children, and 30 years later, I am still at it.  The format is different, but the concepts haven’t changed.  I have a theory on this, and you will be able to read about it soon enough in my blog!

I don’t know if I can make a living at this, but I can certainly enrich my life.  Other than my kids and my partner, there are few things that keep me awake at night – a great shot, and a great song are two of them…

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Who ever said you couldn’t capture someones soul? My Mom…