Straight up. This is a fantastic lens. I love everything about it. It’s unique, tactile, involving, solid and damn fun. Would I recommened it to everyone? Well, that’s a tough call. Let me start here by saying that I’m by not means a “technically” minded photographer. I’ve been though film school, but for me photography is simply about having a solid camera that’s fun and mobile enough to have around at all times that produces images that really pop. My previous favorite cameras have been my beloved Nikon F3, a Panasonic Lumix LX3, and now, the Panasonic GH2.

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Laos by Motorcycle

November 2, 2011

A series of photos from an incredible solo motorcycle journey across Laos in April 2011.

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“Breast Healthy” by Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Rain43)

09.19.2011 Online

To be honest, coming into this project I only had basic knowledge of cancer prevention. However, after many sessions with all the great staff, and hours with case studies, reports and articles, my eyes were certainly opened. “Breast Aware” is a online resource specifically for the public to increase awareness of cancer prevention through postiive lifestyle choices.

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Back to the Start

09.01.2011 Blog

Coldplay’s haunting classic ‘The Scientist’ is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the short film entitled, “Back to the Start.” The film, by film-maker Johnny Kelly, depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his […]

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Travelogue • Thailand, Laos, Indonesia (Bali) • April 2011

07.18.2011 Blog

Presenting an incredibly dramatic travelogue of my April 2011 adventure, revisiting friends in Bangkok, motorcycling solo for a week and a half throughout Laos, and an epic two weeks with my wife in Bali, Indonesia.

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“Right Click” (NFB | National Film Board of Canada)

03.16.2011 NFB

Just a month after completing my first project for the NFB, I was gratefully asked again to submit an interactive film concept on the theme of privacy and our human rights.

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“Old Hands” (NFB | National Film Board of Canada)

01.25.2011 National Film Board of Canada

I’ve just completed one of the more exciting projects to come my way in a while. Contracted by the NFB to work with Tim Wilson, a documentary filmmaker based on Nova Scotia, on transforming his documentary concept into a unique online interactive film proposal, complete with user-flows, wireframes, art direction and design concepts.

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jhr Direct Mail 2010

11.11.2010 jhr (Journalists for Human Rights)

Type: Print When: November / December 2010 Organization: jhr (Journalists for Human Rights) Role: Creative Engagement Specialist, Design

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The Majestic Plastic Bag

09.10.2010 Blog

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this “mockumentary” video, hammers home the stark reality of California’s plastic bag pollution situation.

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The Royal Conservatory of Music (Alluvion)

07.21.2010 Alluvion

Type: Wireframe and Creative (for pitch) Year: 2010 Company: Alluvion Role: Freelance Information Architect, Art Director

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MAKE MEDIA MATTER: The Brand

07.15.2010 MAKE MEDIA MATTER

Year: 2010 Role: Creative Direction, Brand Strategy, Art Direction

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Fifth Ground Entertainment Inc.

06.01.2010 Fifth Ground Entertainment

Fifth Ground Entertainment is a Toronto-based entertainment production company responsible for the fantastic Canadian music documentary series entitled “The Rawside of…”. It you haven’t seen it, make your way over to the site and watch the clips. Fantastic stuff.

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Mercy Flight “White Star” Album Art

04.13.2010 Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight is Steve York, a Toronto-based Singer Songwriter. At one time my landlord, this collaboration started in a quick pass of the master CD out his car window as he drove past my office on Spadina Avenue during rush hour. Here are a 6 concepts for his latest upcoming album, entitled “White Star”.

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MAKE MEDIA MATTER promotional video

03.28.2010 MAKE MEDIA MATTER

Here is something I’m very proud of. For our public announcement of the MAKE MEDIA MATTER initiative at jhr’s seventh annual fundraiser event “Night for Rights” on March 26, 2010, we created this promotional video to get people excited and on board. Bedouin Soundclash generously gave us permission to use their track, and were amongst the 900 plus people crowd of supporters.

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Recommendation: “Pride of Baghdad”

01.12.2010 Blog

During the second Iraq War in 2003, it was reported that a pride of Lions from the Baghdad Zoo had escaped during the fierce bombings during the opening days of the conflict. “Pride of Baghdad”, a graphic novel by Brian K. Vaughan and art by Nico Hernrichon is a telling of this event, and is […]

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Freef’all Sundays

01.12.2010 Freef'all Sundays

I was commissioned by the organizers to create a new image, a poster among them, for a popular open mic event at the Supermarket in Kensington Market called “Freef’all Sundays”. So change your strings, dust off your gig bag and sing your heart out.

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The Zimbabwean Titanium Trillion Dollar Campaign

01.06.2010 Blog

“The Zimbabwean newspaper, has been driven into exile for reporting on how the Mugabe regime has rigged elections, crushed the opposition, caused poverty, disease and the total collapse of the economy. And now, having been exiled, the regime has slapped a 55% luxury import duty on the paper (as if freedom of speech is a […]

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jhr 2009 Holiday Direct Mail

01.05.2010 jhr (Journalists for Human Rights)

On December 10th, 2009 (International Human Rights Day and my birthday!) the jhr office was filled with amazing volunteers to help stick small bands of duct-tape on envelope windows before sending our holiday direct mail out to 5,000 addresses. Our goal, to raise $20,000 to help keep our very important and effective projects in Sierra […]

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Creative Spin.

11.29.2009 Blog

As a marketer, my greatest challenge is getting people to willingly participate with a brands message and have fun with it. I’ve never been a fan of marketing tactics that spoon feed mass audiences, rather, focusing on creating unique experiences that inspire individuals to realize the benefits within their own lives. I understand the pros […]

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The Story of Human Rights

11.10.2009 Blog

Human Rights, something that affects us all, if often misunderstood. To us fortunate to live in developed countries, it is generally considered a concept that doesn’t really apply to us. Moreover, why, if there is a universal Human Rights, are there worldwide abuses still occurring today? United for Human Rights has created this excellent 10 […]

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