Photography

Professional Photographers of Canada National Exhibition

We’re delighted to hear that the below photograph was selected for inclusion in the Architecture Category of The Professional Photographers of Canada 2016 National Image Exhibition (Salon) held in Calgary over April 16-19th The criteria for entry into this category states ‘An architectural photograph must successfully define and/or portray outstanding architectural features of a building interior or […]

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2015 Spider Awards

I’ve always had an affinity for black and white imagery.  My first photographs were made on a Pentax K1000 and developed in the primary (elementary) school dark room.  I shot exclusively in Black and white for the first 10 years I held a camera. It developed a mindset that focuses your attention to light, form, material […]

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2015 AIBC Awards

Last week the Architectural Institute of British Columbia held the 2015 Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Awards program. It’s always fantastic to hear that the photographs we make for our clients help them to be recognised by their peers .  And then at the same time show the general public how clever and good design can affect our lifes in positive […]

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The North comes South

Sometimes things just happen right. We were on the west coast of Vancouver Island in a town called Tofino for a weekend with friends. Tofino is renowned for a couple of things; it’s beauty, the weather and it’s waves. Surfers flock there year round, people roll in during summer to enjoy the beaches and explore […]

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PPOC Image Competition

The below photograph was recently accepted and exhibited in the Professional Photographers of Canada BC Salon at the Roundhouse Vancouver alongside photographs from 20 other categories. To download a press release about the salon click here Created at the newly finished Ronald McDonald House adjacent to the BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital, it was designed by Michael Green Architecture […]

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2014 Spider Awards

2014 Photography Awards

The 2014 Spider Awards were announced last weekend. Entered in the Professional stream of the Nature and Architecture categories, three of my photographs were nominated to the final round in this highly competitive genre of photography. Time ‘Out(side)’ was also recently awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Px3 awards last month. See here for […]

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Px3 Award 2014

Time Out-Side.         I’m honored to be placed on the list of awarded photographers at the International Px3 Competition of 2014. When this particular photograph was made, I had been working within this correctional center for 5 hours; fluorescent lights, sterile surfaces, and dry processed air. I then stepped into this space; […]

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We Are Hard at Work…

Construction of a House

I’ve been working closely with Measured Architecture to Record and Represent the process of construction of a new house. The construction of a dwelling involves many people…from the initial vision of the Architect to the details brought to the table during collaboration with various sub-consultants and then sub-trades. Design doesn’t stop with the drawings being […]

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Carved

40 foot Totem - Keith Wolf Smarch

Until I moved to Canada, I was oblivious to the similarities between the ‘First Nations’ people of Canada and the ‘Aborigines’ of Australia and the ‘Māori’ of New Zealand.  They share a common struggle in the transition of their knowledge, history and culture to younger generations. During the last couple of years, I’ve had the […]

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Which Way Next?

2011-Serpentine-pavilion-London-Peter-Zumthor

My architectural photography work has been recognized with an honorable mention in the Buildings – Architecture category in the Lucie Foundation’s 2013 International Photography Awards. Taken back in 2011 at the end of a European trip (where we saw Cadel Evens win Australias first ever Tour de France – but that’s another story) as we […]

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