A Study in Friendship

In my last post, I established what a shitty blogger/photographer/person I am when it comes to posting things in a relevant timeframe… so here’s another post with photos I took from last year. Last time I explained how I met Gavin and Nick (recap: I found a job, they also worked there), I haven’t explained the part that I

Interlove by Colin Boyd Shafer

A few months ago I took photos of the opening reception of Interlove, a documentary project on interfaith couples in Ontario by photographer and teacher Colin Boyd Shafer. Selected images from the project are exhibited at the historic Mackenzie House until the end of this week, so there’s still a chance to see these photos in person. You can

Mirrelia @ Hard Luck Bar

Earlier this month Last month (happy Sept 1st!), my friends at Mirrelia released some new music in awhile, I photographed their EP Release show at the Hard Luck Bar. I have photographed them countless times over the years (most recently last December) and I was especially excited about these images because it captured something new from them. When you have

Hipstamatic Birthdays

I’ve been warned by songs and tv shows and people about this inevitable thing called “getting out of school and hitting real life”, eventually, everyone is busy and it becomes harder to get together with friends (cue #HIMYM feels), which is one of the reason I try to hold on to traditions and rituals (and

The Home Promised

In a post back in December, I briefly mentioned an upcoming project. The Home Promised 家諾 is a documentary by my friends Betty Xie and David Wang, which won the Reel Asian “So You Think You Can Pitch?” competition in the emerging filmmaker category. After they won, I basically enlisted myself on the project without

Dustin Dopsa of Final Thought

I’ll confess these were taken awhile ago — October 2012 — and I’ve never posted them until now, blah blah blah. Anyway, this is Dustin. Dustin sings in Final Thought, it’s his 23rd birthday today—which means it’s the perfect time to post portraits of somebody, always. There were taken on my Mamiya C220 TLR with

NEW TOY! 28mm f/1.8 USM!

There was this epic ice storm that hit Toronto on Saturday evening and then the power went out in the suburbs. So I obviously trekked downtown for WiFi, electricity, and to have a meeting for an upcoming project (in that order #priorities). But I was mostly excited about picking up a 28mm f/1.8 USM!!!! Since