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Tyler’s Water Project

Every once and a while a passion project consumes me. I have no choice but to run with it! Tyler made this easy. Just watch this and you’ll understand.

This one hit me when I was about 4 months pregnant, so I thank Tyler for his patience as it took a bit to get it completed!

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VENICE QUEEN EP Release Party Tonight!

 

A few weeks ago I made these guys hike to the top of a hill, climb over trees and cross a stream so that we could take advantage  of this rockface for their shoot.  It’s been such a blast working with these guys.

Venice Queen  is:

Ryan Bloom – Vocals
Yuji Suzuki – Guitars
Mark Iachetta – Guitars
Sean Bales – Bass
Mike Oliviero – Drums

 

They’ve been getting great reviews and tonight’s their EP release party at Joe’s Apartment on Granville so if you’re looking for something to do I highly recommend popping by to support some amazing local talent.

EP Release info

When I went to shoot their last gig I spontaneously shot some video as well…
Check out the video we threw together for So Much More

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Headshots- the amazing and talented Lauren Bowler

Lauren Bowler headshots

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Lauren Bowler headshot

Recently I had the opportunity to shoot head shots for my dear friend Lauren Bowler. This woman is a serious triple threat and graces the Vancouver stages contstantly.

You might not recognize her as the motion cap icon for “Barbie”, but get a load of her real talent at the Stanley theater in the Arts club’s High Society. It runs until June 24.

 

http://www.artsclub.com/20112012/plays/high-society.htm

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Congrats to Twenty Something Theatre! (After a long hiatus from posting)

Front left Jameson Parker, Brian Cochrane, Back left to right Nino Koupantsis, David Kaye
Directed by Catriona Leger, Produced by Sabrina Evertt,  Costumes by Vanessa Imeson, Original Music by Anami Vice

Twenty Something Theatre really pulled it off with this Ad-rap-tation of  Shakespeare’s comedy of Errors. My only regret is that I didn’t blog about this before closing night so you all could go check it out. Sorry about that.

After a long hiatus… getting married, moving and European honeymoon, I’m back in the zone! I’ll be posting a bunch of stuff I’ve been shooting but never took the time to blog about.

check out more pics from their official website here.

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George Bowering

Read the full Article for the University of Victoria Torch Alumni magazine here

And here’s a few of my favorite outtakes:

I’ve been playing with video and editing and took this opportunity to get George in action.

Though George is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian and biographer, his personality proves comedian. I have to admit that I was in a constant state of shock and disbelief just from listening to him talk… and then there’s the pictures to prove his lack of concern for my camera in front of his face.

You can go ahead and read his books, but here’s a little personal insight that you might never see.

  • Walking through his house was like perusing an art gallery.
  • He couldn’t get through Life of Pi which makes me feel much better for dropping it after chapter 3
  • He’s a bit of a bad-ass. Like I had to edit out a lot of stories that may have been slightly incriminating. I imagine that an evening of wine and scotch would be quite entertaining.

I love when Torch magazine calls me up.  They always send me to shoot inspirational, accomplished and entertaining subjects.

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Sunflower Hour Is Finally Here

Alright, so the time has finally come! It’s been almost two years but all the hard work has made AAron Houston and Aisla Webster’s Sunflower Hour a huge success. At the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival it snatched up an award for Independent Camera

It’s showed in Quebec city and Calgary and it’s finally here at the Vancouver International Film festival until October 14th!

There’s definitely lots of laughs and I even make a bit of a cameo.  I’ll buy a drink for the first person who can give a detailed description of what I was wearing. And yes, it’s excruciatingly embarrassing.

GO!! GO!! GO!!!

 

With a spectacular cast and lots of laughs, I was honoured to shoot stills during the filming.  Seven Deneault did a fabulous job compositing the stills into this poster.

(Canada, 2011, 85 mins, HDCam)

Directed By: Aaron Houston

PRODS: Aaron Houston, Aisla Webster
SCR: Aaron Houston
CAM: Steven Deneault
ED: Greg Ng
PROD DES: Daren Luc Sasges
CAST: Patrick Gilmore, Ben Cotton, Amitai Marmorstein, Kacey Rohl, Peter New
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Goblin Market

Tonight is opening night for Goblin Market at the Vancouver Fringe Festival and I have to say that I’m pretty excited to see it. I had the pleasure of illustrating this for Director (and dear friend) Barbara Tomasic. For some reason I always get really nervous when I’m doing work for friends, but I think she’s pretty happy with the results. You can see my reflection in the cherry and that makes me happy.

The show stars Lauren Bowler and Tracey Powers–two incredibly in-demand, inspirational and talented ladies. Tracey’s an award winning playwright and Lauren just opened a trendy new tea shop in New West called Great Wall Tea Company.

I’ll be there tonight. Be sure to come and say hi!

You can buy tickets here:  http://www.vancouverfringe.com/

 

Directed by Barbara Tomasic, Starring Lauren Bowler and Tracey Power, Musical Direction by Steve Charles

September 8-18, 2011 
Show Times:
Thursday Sep 08 8:50pm
Friday, Sep 09      8:50pm
Sunday  Sep 11 8:45pm
Tuesday Sep 13 7:15pm
Wednesday, Sep 14 6:05pm
Thursday Sep 15 7:20pm
Friday, Sep 16   8:50pm
Saturday, Sep 17 3:00pm
Sunday Sep 18 3:00pm
on Granville Island, @ Circle Point