Proust Questionnaire: Harry Sale

November 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Harry Sale The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. The next victim participant is my brother, Harry. Harry is an Investment Professional at RBC Dominion Securities. He is also a kick-ass unc...
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Proust Questionnaire: Jen McKen

November 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Jen McKen The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. My fifth Proustian Participant is not only an amazing photographer, but a genuinely good person and real breath of fresh air. I first became...
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The Swimmer and the Aviator.

November 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The Swimmer and the Aviator. (mini-interview with the bride follows) Quick... name some things I enjoy, and combine them into a perfect shoot... a small, relaxed wedding a short, heartfelt ceremony a really happy couple, who want meaningful, candid moments Bingo. Nancy and Rick are friends of friends, and I was truly honour...
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Proust Questionnaire: Liz Bradley

October 28, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
credit: Jennifer Bailey Photography Proust Questionnaire: Liz Bradley The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Liz Bradley is a terrific nerd, whom I respect and admire deeply. She is a super photographer with a keen...
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Proust Questionnaire: Kevin Mullins

October 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Kevin Mullins The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. My second victim participant is one of my favourite photographers out there, the hard working and affable Kevin Mullins. Kevin lives and wo...
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Proust Questionnaire: Michelle Sale

October 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Proust Questionnaire: Michelle Sale The Proust Questionnaire is a mini-interview. Its name and modern popularity (see Vanity Fair) is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust. The first victim participant is my wife, Michelle. What advice would you give yourself at age 19? Give more consideration to who you are...
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I plead the Fifth.

October 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
These guys. Right here. Cheryl, Brandon, Gavin, and Mary are self-identified as "The Fifth Fam" —as in, Fifth Street, New Toronto. When you are part of a neighbourhood—when it's a significant percentage of your DNA—you embrace it all. You walk it, you live it, you love it. And, not just your house or your spiffy backyard. Not even that aw...
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What's Your Story, Etobicoke?

October 12, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"What's Your Story, Etobicoke?" —Assembly Hall, Sept 29, 2016— (Arts Etobicoke link here) This relaxed and informative evening at The Assembly Hall in New Toronto turned out to be something I wasn't necessarily expecting: f un. Hear me out... When I shoot event photography, I don't plan to be entertained. I plan to work; and I can...
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Don't fall into the Preservation Trap.

October 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Should we celebrate beauty, or should we celebrate life? I once saw a comedian tear the house down with this... "You know what we women should do? Instead of losing weight for our wedding photos, we should gain weight... that way, when we return to our normal size, people will look at our wedding photos and say, 'Wow. You look amazing!'...
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You can't control the weather, but you can stare it down.

September 08, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I love chatting with a new client on the phone, and hearing cautious inquiry turn to full-on "Let's do this!" It was great to meet Clair and her kids. Not just because they were some of the most pleasant people I've met this year, but because— for a while —it seemed we might never actually meet face to face. No fault of their's, mind you. Fat...
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