The Ad Man Mike Meadus

The Ad Man Mike Meadus

As I continue to meet people in my home city of Calgary, it’s interesting hearing stories about their careers, interests, and what makes them tick. This next character is no exception and comes from the advertising world. Covered in tattoos that would make any hells angel jealous and a beard to top it all off, Mike Meadus is as friendly as they come with almost every sentence ending in a laugh…

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Fibre Artist Amanda Lingwood

Fibre Artist Amanda Lingwood

I met Amanda in the fall of 2014 at a favourite coffee shop of mine in Inglewood where she worked at the time. We somehow got on the topic of hand-made things and she mentioned her husband worked for a Luthier (that’s another story). Years later, and I think through social media, I noticed Amanda dying all sorts of fabrics using various plant material…

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The Art Director

The Art Director

“I have an idea…” - A common phrase and one that got the creative juices flowing for this next portrait; figuratively and literally. A friend and Art Director Mark Rowe and I were having coffee one day and I asked to him, “Describe to me a typical day of how you come up with ideas and walk me through it?”…

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A Man Named Rooster | Back To The Land

A Man Named Rooster | Back To The Land

Kenneth Olson was born on June 7, 1941, and has been all over the country, but it seems his love for the ocean is where his heart is. He definitely has not had the easiest life and shares a variety of stories of which I don’t know if they’re true or not, however, the tone in his voice and the softness in his eyes I couldn’t doubt him. His conspiracy stories I find hilarious, with no sign of sarcasm…

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Photographing Terry O'Reilly

Photographing Terry O'Reilly

What can I say about Terry O’Reilly that has not already been said, written, or introduced in front of an audience? So, for the people that do not know who Terry O’Reilly is, well I want you to stop right now and take two minutes by clicking here. No seriously, stop reading as I’m not going to even attempt to write about this man's story. I will though, share my experience about taking his portrait…

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