Tag Archives: Arts

Rise Up – The 2013 Act 3 Talent Show

Thank heavens tax season is over!  I can finally get back to the work I enjoy. A couple of weeks ago, I helped a friend out by shooting the Youth Singers of Calgary Rise Up performance.  ‘Rise Up’ not only showcased … Continue reading

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Wedding Cake Inspirations

As a photographer, I get to check out cool events related to my industry.  The Calgary Bridal Association’s  2013 Wedding Fair was no exception.  Inspiration abounded from simple to extravagant. Today I’m focusing (yes, literally) on the cakes.  From classically simple … Continue reading

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Drum Circles – team building, event activity, stress reliever…

Last week’s photography fun was Raine Energy’s networking meetup.  In addition to awesome people, a presentation about effectively networking, and a fundraiser/awareness session for The Alzheimer Society, the highlight for me was the introduction to Drum Circles. Drums have existed in nearly … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

As the Canadian Thanksgiving is upon us, it seems this week’s Photo Challenge is perfectly timed with its theme “happy“.   As Canadians we have a lot to be happy about, and thankful for – universal healthcare, a reasonably strong economy in … Continue reading

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Summer Events – have you booked your photographer yet?

Summer’s upon us once again – ‘finally’ I hear my fellow Calgarians cry.  Or perhaps that should read YEEHAW.  The Calgary Stampede is one of our biggest annual events and tourist attractions – this year celebrating it’s 100th anniversary. From ‘simple’ … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

I love hands – baby hands, big hands, holding hands, helping hands, elderly hands… the list goes on. According to Wikipedia “hands are the main structures for physically manipulating the environment, used for both gross motor skills (such as grasping … Continue reading

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Spring in Calgary – brown, blah or beautiful?

Calgarians have the best of a number of worlds – we’re the sunniest large city in the country. (Hamlets in Southern Alberta take top spot.)  Our winters are broken up with Chinooks.  There’s beautiful scenery, mountains nearby, a large amount … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I guess this makes it official.  Not only is 2012 the year of Photos With Finesse, it’s the year I’ve become a blogger.  Thinking about it, I’ve been unofficially blogging for years.  I do a ‘weekend report’ to a few … Continue reading

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