Adventures in post-processing

Adventures in post-processing

I recently posted an image on Facebook and Instagram of the wonderful Imogen Quest.  The Revival is one of my favourite clubs, Imogen is one of my favourite performers to shoot. and I particularly like to capture images of performers interacting with...

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Looking back at my burlesque fine art prints

Looking back at my burlesque fine art prints

Up until 2013 I participated in several of the regular seasonal shows - The Artist Project, Riverdale Art Walk and Queen West Art Crawl in particular, as well as the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. I'd originally shown landscape work and then switched over to the...

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Tiffany Carter, burlesque legend – a photo selection

Tiffany Carter, burlesque legend – a photo selection

Here is a selection of my images of Tiffany Carter from a number of events, starting with the 2011 Montreal Burlesque Festival as well as Gilrlesque shows here in Toronto in 2012 and 2014. She was one of the first performers I met in Montreal that...

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2017 Small Stage/Cabaret – Top 15 photos

2017 Small Stage/Cabaret – Top 15 photos

I decided to break this out into its own category this year, as it's somewhat different from burlesque. This year I exclusively photographed High Society Cabaret, but in previous years I'd also shot Love Letters Cabaret. We'll see where 2018 takes us, as...

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2017 Burlesque Top 25 photos

2017 Burlesque Top 25 photos

I started out assuming I could come up with 10 photos from every genre I worked on this year, including burlesque. While I photographed fewer shows than previous years, there were still enough shows and terrific performances where I felt the Burlesque...

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Top 10 opera images of 2017

Top 10 opera images of 2017

Here, in my humble opinion, are my favourite 10 images from main stage opera performances in 2017. I only photographed the first two Canadian Opera Company productions - The Magic Flute and Gotterdammerung - as after that I had open heart surgery and was...

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Kitten DeVille at the 2014 Toronto Burlesque Festival

Kitten DeVille at the 2014 Toronto Burlesque Festival

Here's a selection of images from my work at the 2014 Toronto Burlesque Festival. This time I'm focusing on Los Angeles performer Kitten DeVille, who appeared in Friday and Saturday night shows. I've found that the more of a story or characterization there...

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Case Air Wireless – Tethering and Camera Control System

Case Air Wireless – Tethering and Camera Control System

I've been sporadically trying to set up a working wireless tethering system using my Nikon camera for several years. Nikon makes several wireless attachments, with their WT-5 being the one created specifically for use with my D4. At $800 CDN, though it's overkill...

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Favourite opera images from 2016

Favourite opera images from 2016

This was the fifth year I photographed MainStage productions at the Canadian Opera Company, and my 9th shooting the Free Concert Series. It's been hard and sometimes frustrating work (large, ongoing learning curve) and a great opportunity. Here is a selection of my...

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