PORTRAIT OF THE WEEK

One of my favourite portraits of the year: This fun shot of model Carla Calabia. She just looks so cheeky! The photo set a turning point in my comfort level with sitters: I asked them to pull faces, stick out their tongues or told them one of my bad dad-jokes. I got...
BOOK REVIEW: HERB RITTS, NOTORIOUS

BOOK REVIEW: HERB RITTS, NOTORIOUS

For me, the most important thing I learned was just honing my eye. I think I had a good eye. Herb Ritts Herbert ‘Herb’ Ritts (1952-2002), iconic American portrait photographer, caught the world’s attention in the 80’s with his sexy and bold...
I LOVE FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

I LOVE FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Some days you are just on fire creatively. This was one of those days. Food Photography by Don Urban Sunday. Sleep in, coffee in bed with my partner and dog, Boofy. Then we hit the farmers market. I do all my produce shopping here for the whole week, and buy all my...

TULIP TIME

I love this blood-red parrot tulip. It’s new for this year and the first to arrive this Spring. It’s been a while since I took some photos of flowers. Years it seems! I’m going to post some more soon because I love my garden. Not much more beautiful...