Feel an urge to do something lying there staring at the ceiling. So I made a picture. Like the lines. Life is upside down sometimes. The shadows seem to be telling me stories but it’s so faint I can’t really hear. May be next time, they said.
Adobe Lightroom 4 Workshop
I am teaching a ‘Adobe Lightroom for Photographers’ workshop at Pikto in Toronto’s Distillery District. This workshop is divided into 5 sessions covering all aspects of Lightroom 4. Course description: Lightroom is developed by Adobe as a photo workflow solution aimed at professional photographers and serious amateurs. It is designed to be an all-in-one toolbox for managing,...
Jasper National Park
Winter landscape in Alberta, Canada.
Banff National Park
Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park in the Rockies. The park encompasses 6,641 square kilometre of mountainous terrain, with numerous glaciers and ice fields, dense coniferous forest, and alpine landscapes. The most famous lakes in the Banff National Park are Lake Louise and Moraine Lake which attract millions of visitors worldwide each year.
Johnston Canyon is located in Banff National Park, Alberta and it is only a short driving distance from Banff. Johnston Creek is a tributary of the Bow River in the Canadian Rockies originated north of Castle Mountain in a glacial valley south of Badger Pass. The Johnston Canyon Trail is a very popular destination for hikers. The trail is about 6 kilometres (3.6 miles) long. There are catwalks...
Japser National Park
Jasper National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. It is the largest park in the Canadian Rockies spanning 10878 square kilometres (4200 square miles) and is located north of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. The park offers spectacular views of glaciers, crystal clear lakes, breathtaking rugged mountain ranges, broad valleys, deep canyons, evergreen forest and of...
Ulu Pamir Portraits →
Miguel Ángel Sánchez portrayed the inhabitants of Ulu Pamir and their will to preserve their roots and traditions despite of being far away from their original land.
Ladder and Stool
Balfour Books is a second-hand bookstore for art, photography and fictions of all kinds in downtown Toronto. This bookstore’s compact space has a relaxing and intimate atmosphere. Books are neatly displayed and interestingly labeled with wooden Scrabble titles for different sections.
Saint James Cemetery
The Anglican St. James Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Toronto still in operation. The cemetery was opened in July 1844 for the burial of people professing the Anglican faith. At that time most of the city’s population of 18,000 lived south of Queen Street West and the cemetery’s present location during that era must have been regarded as being outside city limits. The cemetery was...
Toronto Urban Photography Festival
I am pleased to announce that I will be participating in this year’s Toronto Urban Photography Festival. The 2 pieces of work shown below will be part of ‘Home - Group Exhibition’ at IX Gallery. The exhibition will run from March 9th - 23rd, 2013. Opening is March 14th, 6:30 - 9 PM.
2686 kilometres in 2 minutes and 57 seconds. I traveled with a friend back in January 2013 from New Orleans to Washington D.C. This video is meant to be a flashback of the sights and sounds we encountered during the 11 days we were on the road. It contains over 500 images shot with the Fuji X100, Nikon D800 and iPhone.
Wallace Bridge Silhouette
Wallace Bridge on a wintery day.
Looking up and sideways.
South Main District Memphis
South Main Historic Arts District is a lively, artsy neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Memphis. The district was built up during the boom era of train stations and most of the buildings in the area were built between 1910 and 1920. In 1982, 11 blocks and 105 buildings were designated as historic. In the middle of the South Main District is Beale Street which runs 1.8 miles from the...
Preservation Hall Jazz
Preservation Hall is located on St. Peter street in the French Quarter, the very heart of New Orleans. The Hall was created as a sanctuary to protect and preserve the heritage of both New Orleans traditional and Dixieland style Jazz music. Preservation Hall opened its door in 1961 operating as a live music venue and a non-profit organization. The intimate atmosphere in the hall provides an...
Happy Holidays from f11project
Wishing you a safe, peaceful and wonderful year ahead! You cannot depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain
'Tis the Season to be Jolly
“In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” - Leonardo da Vinci
75th Nanjing Massacre Commemoration
The year 2012 marks the 75th Anniversary of Nanking Massacre – the forgotten holocaust during WWII in Asia. The Toronto Association for Learning and Preserving the History of WWII in Asia has organized a Candlelight Vigil and Community Forum at OISE Auditorium, University of Toronto on December 9th, 6-9 PM. Speakers Bio: Mr. Chu-Yeh Chang was 14 years old when he was captured by an officer from...
'Random Steps' Photo Exhibition
f11project is proud to present ’Random Steps’ by Nino Ardizzi at The Rivoli Lounge. December 2nd, 2012 - February 2nd, 2013 Opening: December 13th, 2012. 7 - 10 PM
New iTunes 11
Woke up this morning to the new completely redesigned iTunes 11. At first glance, the new interface is refreshing and very much needed. It is amazing how dependent I have become over the years getting my various contents through iTunes. From music, podcasts, books, iTunes U, apps and movies, iTunes is the app that is always running on my Macs and my living room. The days are gone for mixed tapes...
WOMEN IN BUBBLES OVER PARIS- LONG BEFORE PHOTOSHOP →
via Viusal News: This collection, from 1963, was shot by Melvin Sokolsky for Harper’s Bazaar “Bubble” Spring Collection. Each image features model Simone D’Aillencourt in elegant fashions of the time, floating in a bubble through the fashion capital of the world: Paris, France. The bubble was made of plexiglass and it was hung from a crane in each of the various locations, yet the strings that...