So I ended up co-hosting a Google+ hangout with Sara Collaton at 500px headquarters yesterday, and the topic of sharing our favourite images came up. I pulled up a photo taken in June last year from a candid street shoot in the rain, rain, rain. The weather was dampening both my gear and my spirits, [...]
Archive for July 2011
A woman in traditional dress sells goldfish and turtles in front of a pond by the Chongsheng Monastery and Three Pagodas in Dali, China. As soon as they are bought, the creatures are meant to be released into the pond, representing the freeing of a valuable life from captivity. Symbolic, yes. But am I the [...]
This is one of those rare occasions when a street candid gone wrong actually makes the image. Ninety percent of the time, a street photograph loses all of its rawness when a subject notices you are taking their picture. They usually turn away, smile and pose, or stare right into the lens. Those actions inevitably [...]
A man dressed in a peacock costume in a campaign to sell flowers plays music as he walks down a busy pedestrian street in Guangzhou, China.
Yesterday was Pride Parade 2011 in Toronto, and I was there to snap a few pictures of the (Ford-less) festivities. After developing an army of new freckles in the blazing UV rays, shielding my gear from trigger-happy families with Super Soakers, and being hit in the face with more free condoms and tote bags than [...]