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Unfortunately, for many veterans, homelessness is a sad reality on the streets of Calgary

Unfortunately, for many veterans, homelessness is a sad reality It’s hard to imagine someone who served our country in the military living on the streets. Unfortunately, for many veterans, homelessness is a sad reality. Accurate data about the number of homeless veterans in Canada remains elusive, but various studies peg the number at between 3,000 and 5,000 people, about 10…

Calgary, 62 years of memories

Married for 60 years It never ceases to amaze me the things people talk about, or the memories and stories people share with me, on the streets of Calgary. Some are funny, some are sad but many like that of Nikolai remind me of the good in people. Nikolai is of Russian origin but emigrated to Canada 62 years ago,…

Mr Bling

Often while I’m walking The Streets of Calgary I come across many colourful characters and Jamie certainly fell into that category. I couldn’t help notice the bling he had hanging around his neck, as well as the two watches, the gold rings and other trinkets that adorned his person. Dressed in a bright Orange hoodie, Jamie really stood out amongst…

Ladies day in Calgary

It’s always a pleasure meeting strangers and photographing them, but more often than not it’s men who mostly agree to step in front of the lens. Today however, was an exception and it turned out to be a ladies day on The streets of Calgary. First up was Arwa First to agree to have her portrait taken was Arwa. She…

Street talk

One of the reasons I love street photography so much is the people I get to meet and chat with as I walk around the Streets of Calgary. Being the the first day of a new year, and for that matter a new decade, I decided to venture downtown and see who’d survived the previous nights New Year’s Eve festivities….

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