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Where is Joel Now?
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Where is Joel Now?

There’s an Irish proverb that states “An áit a bhfull do chroÍ, is ann a thabharfas dochosa thú” which roughly translates to “Your feet will bring you where your heart is.” If this is true, then my heart must reside somewhere deep within the Irish isles as my feet have […]

The “Good Life”
Inspiration

The “Good Life”

A photographic perspective on consumerism by Robin Macmillan. Title: Shopping Spree Models: Jade, Tim and Amy Consumerism. It is defined as “a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts”. The result is a shift towards materialism, disconnection and competition that leaves […]

Where is Joel now?
Destinations

Where is Joel now?

Ah summer, those blissful few months where the days slowly fade into painted sunsets and warm nights. As a kid growing up in south eastern British Columbia, the summer meant an almost endless supply of sunny adventures, swimming in nearby lakes or hiking up into the Rocky Mountains. But for […]

Where is Joel now?
Destinations / Editor's Choice

Where is Joel now?

Last issue, I was returning from an amazing journey through Peru, helping build houses and supporting the communities of Pucallpa before heading up into the high peaks of Machu Picchu. Since then, I’ve spent time navigating the urban jungle of New York City, at home enjoying the fresh snow-covered peaks […]

Where is Joel now?
Destinations / Editor's Choice

Where is Joel now?

Like all good adventures, my current travels started with that subtle little trickle of a thought. A photographer friend had mentioned late last year that she was heading to the Amazon in Peru to join a Canadian foundation called Pure Art to help build houses and support the people living […]

Landscape Astrophotography
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Landscape Astrophotography

As a Landscape Astrophotographer, I have a special affinity for photographing the heart of the Milky Way.  Unfortunately, it is only visible for me during the warmer months.  With that being said, that doesn’t mean that I pack all my gear away when the temperatures reach single digits or even […]

Field Testing the OM-D E-M1 Mark II
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Field Testing the OM-D E-M1 Mark II

By Jacques Dumont The PHOTO News team had the opportunity to check out the new flagship of the Olympus line, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, at a special product launch in Iceland. It was an excellent opportunity to experience the latest top-of-the-line product in a rugged outdoor environment that challenged […]

Porsche Road Trip
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Porsche Road Trip

In May 2016 a group of 8 friends set out on a classic Porsche road trip from San Francisco, all the way back home to Kitchener, Ontario. My role was to photograph and document the trip. Space was limited inside the classic cars, so I chose just to bring two […]

The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer
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The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer

The internet is teeming with advice for the next generation of professional photographers. Advice givers say developing a niche expertise early on in a pro photography career is the only way to stand out in today’s increasingly-competitive industry. But generalist photographer Floyd Dean’s career and success path shares a different […]

Why creatives should live outside of their comfort zones
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Why creatives should live outside of their comfort zones

Thoughts from Vanguard Professional Kiara Rose Scroll through portraiture photographer Kiara Rose’s portfolio and Instagram account and you’ll likely say “wow” aloud at least a few times. Kiara’s emotion-eliciting photography shares powerful people stories. The photographer, who splits time between Portland and Australia, went fulltime with her photography business just […]