To All You Wannabe Fashion Photographers

In the past 2 years I’ve getting more and more into fashion photography. I’m involved in a couple photography and fashion online communities and subscribe to a few blogs and am generally trying to familiarize myself with the industry and scene. I go to meetups, look at other photographers work, assist different photographers when I Read More …

Working with Other Vancouver Fashion Photographers

(this has been cross-posted from my fashion photography blog) We've really been learning a ton about flashes, strobes and studio lighting for fashion photography in the past year and one of the main avenues for my education has been assisting other working photographers on their creative projects. Recently we had the chance to go to Read More …

Drupal vs. WordPress: Which is better for blogging?

Drupal vs. WordPress: Which is better for blogging? How do Drupal and WordPress, the leading content management systems for blogging, compare for the average user? To find out, Linux.com used a preconfigure Drupal site from Bryght and a free site from WordPress.com to set up two similar sites. We compared

Event and Music Photography: Bloc Party Photos at SXSW 2007

(cross-posted from my Static Photography blog where I’m starting to get more work in the music and band photography space… yay!) Other than fashion photography some of our favorite shoots are live concerts and bands. Static Photography was at South by Southwest (SXSW) again this year and had the chance to shoot over 30 bands Read More …

Checklist of model-photographer negotiation items.

Checklist of model-photographer negotiation items. Every arrangement between a model & a photographer is unique — there is no “set” contract, and everything is negotiable. Problems occur when things are left unsaid during the negotiations, because both sides may have different expectations.

Cold Wet Saturday Fashion Photoshoot in Vancouver

(This is cross-posted from my fashion photography blog) Some cold wet Saturday's in Vancouver it's just plain hard to get rolling. To fire up our creative juices this weekend, Static pulled together a shoot with aspiring models Margaret Torgerson, Jordan Petryk and Bill MacEwan to build up their portfolios and have some fun. We pulled Read More …

One City, Many Destinations Photo Contest

One City, Many Destinations Photo Contest The ONE CITY, MANY DESTINATIONSâ„¢ travel photography competition boasts the ultimate grand prize: CITY Magazine’s cover shot. Amateur and professional photographers from around the world are invited to submit images for juried competition and a chance at

The Travesty of Canadian Mobile Data Rates

The Travesty of Canadian Mobile Data Rates I redid the graph to look at 1GB usage and look at just the 4 Canadian carriers. Fido and Rogers come in at a whopping $4100 per month, and Telus, who I’ve long dismissed, is actually really competitive.

Headshots for Local Actor Mark Huculak

(This is cross-posted from my photography blog over at http://staticphotography.com) We recently had the chance to wander around Gastown and dowtown Vancouver with actor and musician Mark Huculak. He looks like Justin Timberlake and sounds like Akon and he was an absolute pleasure to hang-out with and shoot. I shot 100% film on this including Read More …

kdon dress for sale at suicidegirls.com!

kdon dress for sale at suicidegirls.com! After a little back and forth communication between ?Designer Suicide? and I, we agreed upon the dress. 30 dresses were made at Discollection, and shipped off to the girls, and now WHALH! they are for sale. I make a bunch of clothes that are equally a