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I love photography. I adore the artistic and technical challenges that must be met each time one creates an image. To capture the vital presence of one’s subject with care and purpose is incredibly fulfilling.
Having started out with sports photography many years ago, I explored the fast action and anticipation of the sport world before moving on to discover nature, wildlife and other genres of photography. I love looking for new challenges. Contributing to my local photo club is a way to share my appetite for photography.
I was raised in Alberta and moved to British Columbia in 2010. Over the years I have photographed on three continents, capturing numerous award-winning images. Over the past two years, I have entered the world of International Photographic Salons (recognized by the Photographic Society of America and Federation Internationale de l’art Photographique). My images have reaped in excess of 400 acceptances and over 70 other awards including 9 gold medals from exhibitions in the UK, USA and Australia.
My exhibitions include international exhibitions as well as local shows at the Metropolis Photo Gallery in Victoria (solo), prints in the Victoria Camera Club print shows (2015, 2018, 2019), the Oak Bay Library in 2018 and 2019, London Drugs Canada 150 Photography Exhibition (2017), the Harbour City 2019 Exhibition (Nanaimo), and the Sidney Fine Art Show. My images can also be found in the Balfour Friends calendar (volunteer photography).
I have photographs in several collections including the BC Cancer Centre in Victoria and the Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site.
2019 has brought more honours:
1 . Winner of the 2019 Distinguished Photographer of the year award – Advanced at the Victoria Camera Club