Monthly Archives: January 2012

Marian

Sometimes being friends with a subject makes commissions a lot easier. I’ve known Marian Bantjes for many years and I knew that I’d eventually need to do a portrait of her for publication. Not long ago, that need arose for … Continue reading

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Velo City revisited

In 2009 I was commissioned by Propellor Design to do a series of B&W portraits of prominent figures in the cycling community in BC for the Velo City exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver. That meant photographing everybody from the … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

This is cartoonist David Boswell on a hot summer’s day in his office in the Dominion building in downtown Vancouver. It was shot for the Georgia Straight in, I think, 1999. David is the creator of “Reid Fleming: World’s Toughest … Continue reading

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Say no more!

I was raised on Monty Python so when the opportunity to do a portrait of Eric Idle popped up I was thrilled. If I recall correctly he was in town to launch Spamalot in 1999 or thereabouts and he was … Continue reading

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No Exit

This is a favourite portrait from 2009. It’s Kim Collier of The Electric Company at the rehearsal space for HIVE, a multi-venue event featuring various projects by the city’s experimental theatre companies. I had just seen The Electric Company’s incredible … Continue reading

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“What are you doing this afternoon?”

Cover photo taken at dusk, looking west towards the Pattullo Bridge Some assignments make me laugh. This one came suddenly and was over before I knew it. Rolf Maurer of New Star Books asked me if I would shoot a … Continue reading

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