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Non-Multiple Exposure Portrait Project

These are some non-Multiple Exposure Portrait Project photos from my session with Shannon last week! We headed over to Granville Island for our session because I thought that interesting textures for the overlay photos would be a plenty! The day was surprisingly sunny and hot so I made it a bit of a challenge to not over expose the highlight areas on the second exposure.

Photos to come but till them Awesome portrait/head shots of the ever lovely Shan!Multiple-Exposure---Shan---September-30,-2014-16 Multiple-Exposure---Shan---September-30,-2014-38 Multiple-Exposure---Shan---September-30,-2014-43 Multiple-Exposure---Shan---September-30,-2014-104 Multiple-Exposure---Shan---September-30,-2014-247

Not Multiple Exposures from my Multiple Exposure shoot with Abigail Tonight

Tonight I had a little Multiple Exposure photoshoot with Abigail from the coffee shop down the way. Interesting part is the more that I do this Multiple Exposure project (specifically the people/models and photos portion of it) the more I am finding that the second exposure, meaning the one that will determine the overlay on the first, is really hard to do on the spot.
Tonight I was shooting my portrait of Abi but finding that the second photo was difficult to find the right scene on demand. When I am shooting while walking about I can sometimes wander three or four blocks before I find something that is a interesting fit for the second photo. So shooting these in a photoshoot type setting is proving to be quite difficult. The prefect texture or scene is not always right there, and holding the photo in limbo only works for so long not to mention that you can’t really take another photo until you finish the one in the chamber so to speak. In upcoming shoots I think that I will use two cameras and have one be a film camera so I can just shoot photos of my person and then reload the roll and shoot the second photos.

Anyway these are not the Multiple exposures from the shoot. They are instead a combination of ‘I forgot to turn on the multiple photo setting’ and ‘the camera timed out waiting for the second shot.’ They are awesome!

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple-Exposure Shoot Abigail September-29,-2014

Multiple People Exposures :)

So last week I went into G-town to hang out with the ever lovely Shona who agreed to be a guinea pig for this newish project that I have been working on :)





Yup I am interested in doing a portrait sessions as Multiple exposure session with people. Any people! (except not the craigslist people that keep standing me up) Regular people, people I know, people I don’t, Literally any people!

If you are a people I am interested in working with you! to make awesome.

Seriously! You, You & a friend, You and someone that you want to be a friend? Get in touch here. it’s easy. Send me an email that says “I am a people, & I would like awesome!” That would be all you need to say and I would know what you are saying! That is how easy it is.

Click here –>Type I am a people (or even just a close facsimile) –> hit send.

That is the absolute bare minimum that you need to do to start on the road to AWESOMETOWN!!

Picking On Complete Strangers

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Picking On Complete Strangers

I have been playing with the idea of shooting more scene and less person in my Street photos. The idea being giving life to a otherwise lifeless photo. I am not sure it is a thought in progress right now. _JER7262---September-22,-2014



‘how to’ – Picking On Complete strangers at the Library

One Easy way to ‘safely’ snap a photo of a stranger is to explain away your presence, to justify you standing there pointing a camera. One great way to do this is to stand in front of a well photographed building/monument/Steam Clock. For the most part people will actively ignore you and your antics because you can be easily explained away. So if you are shy about picking on a stranger maybe ‘warm up’ with this technique :)

Corbin Visited Our CSA farm today!

We are part of a CSA again this year. (For those not in the know CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture which means that we buy a share in the crop that comes from the farm and once a week we get a lovely box of whatever is ready to eat that week.) The CSA that we are a part of this year is Glorious Organics, and having been part of a csa in one form or another for 15ish years I can honestly say that this one is the absolute best! A++++ Would Buy Again :)

Having both grown up on farms but now raising a child in the city, M & I really want to make sure that Kiddo has a strong connection to farming and where food actually comes from. As part of that today we drove out to Aldergrove with Corbin to visit our food and partake in the harvest dinner, and as you can see from the photos the kid had a blast!






Chickens were a pretty big deal! :)




Free Parking!




Picking On Complete Strangers In Black & White