A man and his dog at the Dominion Arboretum

My friend Dave recently adopted Lilly, a Jack Russell mix (possibly a mix with chihuahua or dachshund, 7 years old), and approached me for a photo shoot out at the Dominion Arboretum near Dow’s Lake, Ottawa.  Of course I said yes, what a perfect opportunity to promote the SPCA and at the same time spend […]

Convocation fun at University of Ottawa

My, how university convocations have changed since my graduation from University of Victoria, back in ’85.  I do recall mine being a bit too formal, and of course, smartphones weren’t around back then to spice things up a little.  So I was pleasantly entertained during a recent convocation at the University of Ottawa for the […]

Immersed in photojournalism and documentary photography

This winter I signed up for a 10 session course (January – March 2015) on Photojournalism and Documentary Photography run by the School of Photographic Arts Ottawa (SPAO) and led by award-winning photographer David Barbour.  I wished to better my skills in these genres and found that David Barbour’s sessions provided practical insights, ongoing history […]