Category Archives: News + Photo J

News assignments, mostly for the CBC – where I work a day-job on the photo desk @CBCnews.ca in Toronto.

The road to paradise | Jumbo Wild story in KMC magazine

For over 25 years, a fight in the heart of B.C.’s Purcell Mountains has been raging over Jumbo Glacier Resort, a proposed European-style ski town its architects hope to build in the high-mountain wilderness west of Invermere. Though some think the developers were recently dealt a death blow by the provincial government, the proponents aren’t giving up. After all this time, why does this battle still rage on?

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Trying out the new Getty embed feature

Trying out Getty Images’ new embed feature | Is the largest stock image house throwing open its doors on nearly half its archive and saying, ‘here, go nuts,’ to bloggers, or is the the next, brilliant step in saving the industry? I don’t know, but the embed feature does look pretty good. Tried it with some of my pictures here…

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Getting TIFF’d | A first-timers account of photographing the red carpet

Getting TIFF’d | A first-timers guide to photographing the red carpet. Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, ScarJo… dream assignment, no? It was my first time covering the Toronto International Film Festival and I had a lot to learn in a short amount of time. Life in the ‘pit’ isn’t easy, but after some tips from helpful pros and a few hard-won lessons, I’ve put together a list of take-aways.

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