Category Archives: General


When Life Hands You Lemons… and Other Notable Cliches

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett Life sucks. Lost your wife, lost your home, lost your pets, lost your car. Whatever it is, it was […]

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Some Advice to New Photography Grads from Past Students

“You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.” ~ Elisabeth Rohm Every year for the past few years, I’ve taken on students needing placement hours from the local […]

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Until That Hand Becomes Like Unto a Thing of Iron

Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange … Seriously, somebody pinch me! As a life-long comic book geek, I could not be more stoked about […]

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From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is Where it All Started

In the long, long ago, before I started smashing pixels, I had a fascination with creating works of fantasy. As a child, I would draw, doodle, finger-paint … you name it – same as most […]

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Remembrance is More Than a Moment

“Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.” ~ William Shakespeare My father served this country. My grandfathers served this country and my grandmothers, too. They have served and sacrificed for my freedom and yours, […]

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My Last Birthday Gift To You

Mom, Today is your birthday. You left us two weeks ago but today is your birthday. I’m not angry but I am sad. You’ve been in my life since as long as I can remember, […]

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Strolling Memory Lane on World Photography Day

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” ~ Aaron Siskind Today is World […]

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You CAN Climb That Mountain

“It’s a heavy burden to look up at the mountain and want to start the climb.” ~ Abby Wambach Over the course of our lives, we’re all faced with mountains to climb. Some we come to […]

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Canada is What We Choose to Make It

Today is Canada’s 149th birthday … My ancestors came here in the late 1700’s and the Terrys were one of the first families of Oakville (“Oakville and the Sixteen: The History of an Ontario Port”, […]

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Love Every Picture Unconditionally

“A picture is worthless if you can’t find it.” ~ Kevin Gilbert Today is Valentine’s Day. Amanda and I haven’t really celebrated the day since we were dating. It’s not that we aren’t the romantic […]

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