Tag Archives: Calgary Stampede

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures

What better way to end the year than going back through all the photos taken and reminding yourself that, despite ups and downs, there was a lot to celebrate.   Thank you Weekly Photo Challenge! Many of my ups have been … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming – long exposures

This week’s photo challenge covers the topic of ‘Dreaming’ – focusing on long exposures (2 to 15 seconds) where “ISO and shutter speed align perfectly in an effort to give our shots an otherworldly sense of escapism.” For the longest … Continue reading

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These boots were made for walkin’…

I think I’ve developed a foot fetish or, more accurately, a footwear fetish.  The more events I shoot, the more I notice accoutrements for the feet.  I think it’s called living vicariously through the shoes of others. With wide calves, … Continue reading

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Chickwagon’s – VIP Champagne Reception & Art Auction

Stampede week in Calgary is not just about pancake breakfasts, rodeo, beer tents, and junk food (although there’s plenty of that).  Fundraising groups use the ‘power of the party’ to aid their campaigns. Chickwagon is no exception.  Tying into the … Continue reading

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Hays Annual Stampede Breakfast 2012

The who’s who of Calgary business, a ‘petting zoo of politicians’ (per Mayor Nenshi), and thousands of early risers joined the 62nd annual Hays Breakfast at Heritage Park on Sunday morning.  One of the largest events of its kind in the … 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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