Photography: Articles & Ramblings

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Dumb assumptions about copyright

Re-blogging sites, such as Tumblr and Pinterest, are trendy at the moment and might actually be sort-of useful on occasion. Let's not delude ourselves, though, into thinking that they aren't violating the copyrights of thousands of artists.

Katy's Epically Awesome Hallowe'en Pumpkins

Katy's made something of a tradition out of carving intricate, epically awesome pumpkins at Hallowe'en. This year, the theme is Doctor Who and.... well, her artwork speaks for itself.

Don't blink.

Sin and redemption

Montreal is a city of great contrasts, and the juxtaposition of the city's remarkable religious architecture with its seedy, sexy nightlife is among the most dramatic.

Tower House

The demolition of a local landmark is always a bit sad.

Temples old and new

We build temples to God, and we build temples to Commerce. It can make for an interesting study in contrasts.

The old planing mill

It could be any small town, anywhere, any time in the last 80 years or so. Some things never change.

Ghost garage

No commentary today, just a few remnants of a dying Northern Ontario town.

The cult of RAW?

Q: When should you shoot RAW format?

(a) Always!

(b) Always, unless you're running out of space on your last card

(c) When you know you'll be doing some aggressive post-processing

(d) Never!

Wind + summer = kiteboarders?

MBM20130729-153952-3149s.jpgHey, it certainly looks like a valid equation if you hang out on the Queen's University waterfront.