Destination Wedding: Quintana Roo, Mexico

If you can get passed those freakishly ugly iguanas (who I’m sure were conspiring to eat me if I were to stand still long enough); then I HIGHLY recommend  the Grand Palladium Resort & Spa (Riviera Maya). This would have been my 3rd time visiting this resort, and I swear it just keeps getting better!…

Destination Wedding : Varadero, Cuba

I’ve come to accept that destination weddings aren’t always +35 and super-sunny on an uber-calm beach.  But none of that matters when you’re sporting a margarita in one hand; a cigar in the other and (of course) you need to haul along a most excellent group of Canucks! I had a fanTAStic week with the…

The Digital Darkroom

Creating artistic portraiture by means of digital imaging can be an extensive process, and quite often defines the line between ‘professional & shutter-bug‘. When I first opened up the studio I was shooting weddings entirely on film.  36 shots a roll.  No photoshop. No second chances. . . No pressure! Understanding old-school exposure & basic composition when pulling the trigger…