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Montreal Dancers: Sheida

Old Montreal day or night is just full of photo possibilities. Sure it’s touristy, but the cobble stone streets and architecture make you forget that. Sheida was awesome to work with as we wandered the streets after sunset when Old Montreal began to glow. I can’t wait to do some more evening shoots across Montreal. Sheida …

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Montreal Dancers: Gaby

Saint Laurent Boulevard was the perfect backdrop for urban dancer Gaby. We started by wandering through the surrounding neighborhoods and then made our way down Saint Laurent Boulevard from one colorful mural to the next. Gaby had some amazing moves and even though the temperature started dropping by the end of our shoot she kept …

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Montreal Dancers: Raphaelle

It was a cool autumn day, one of the last before the winter weather rolled in. Raphaelle and I wandered around Le Plateau area looking for cool alleys but the fall leaves seemed to draw all our attention. We made our way over to La Fontaine Park where the yellow leaves lay like a blanket …

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Montreal Dancers: Andréanne

Some background So this is the first of (hopefully) many posts that might look a little similar. But first I have to set the scene, bare with me for a little flashback story. I began my photography journey in high school. At the time I had to work toward preparing for a final show upon …

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Montreal Swing Riot 2017

As a lindy hop dancer I have known about Montreal’s Swing Riot for a few years. I had always hoped to make it one year as it brought something new to the swing world that I had not seen before, the yearly infamous Street Dancers vs Vintage Dancers Invitational Battle. Professional lindy hop dancers can …

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Montreal Jazz History Walking Tour

During the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal I photographed Leah Blythe’s Jazz History Walking Tour. It ended up being a rainy night, but a fascinating walking tour. The rain made it a memorable night and also allowed the city lights to glow on the wet pavement. I highly recommend the tour during next year’s Festival! …

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cast of alice in jazzland around table of flowers

Alice in Jazzland – Sweet Jubilee

Next month Sweet Jubilee is debuting their first original, full-length show, Alice in Jazzland. Back in April I took some promotional photos for them while I was in Albuquerque visiting. We chose the ABQ Botanic Garden and ventured into the Children’s Fantasy Garden that was the perfect backdrop for Alice and her friends. I can’t …

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