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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….

Something missing in his life

Gerard was sitting on a park bench in Central Memorial Park when I stopped to ask him if I could shoot his portrait. He was happy to oblige and just wanted to know why I wanted his photo. I explained that as a street photographer I always enjoyed talking to people and that I was documenting the stories of people…

Carol singer

I stopped and asked Wayland if he minded me taking his photo after spotting him on a street corner singing Christmas songs. Now despite being down on his luck he was really getting into the Christmas spirit and he told me that his friend had given him the sparkly hat that morning. Wayland went on to say that wearing the…

Security…!

This is Shaun who was working security for one of the large office building here in Calgary. Shaun was fascinated to hear about what we were photographing and flicked through my latest zine as l explained I was a street photographer. He told me that it made a change to chat with someone who wasn’t telling him to “f” off…

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