Tag Archives: Art

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Artists And Artisans: Luck Has Very Little To Do With It

“There is no luck except where there is discipline.” ~ Irish Proverb In my dealings with other photographers, I often hear the word ‘luck’ come up. “I just got lucky” being probably the most common reference. […]

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Aqua Femina: An Ongoing Personal Project (NSFW)

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” ~ Aristotle Since very early in my photographic journey, I’ve had an interest in taking women’s portraits in watery environments. It started out as […]

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High Honours in the PPOC National Loan Collection

There’s winning and then there’s being honoured. The two are often interchanged although they can mean very different things. Such is the case with the National Loan Collection. For decades, the Professional Photographers of Canada […]

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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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7 Lessons Learned Over the Past 7 Years in Photography

Beyond any of the lessons I’ve learned from my mentors and fellow pixel freaks, and all the “quotable quotes” regarding photography, there are a few thoughts that have come together in my head over the past […]

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Jay Terry MPA Now Accredited in Fantasy Illustration

It has long been a … fantasy … of mine to create the kind of images that fired my imagination as a child. As I wrote in “From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is […]

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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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The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Creativity

“Great creativity is astonishingly, absurdly, rationally, irrationally powerful.” ~ Andy Hobsbawm You’re in a rut. Your creativity is gone. You have no time. You’re feeling uninspired. It’s all been done before. You can’t do … […]

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The Art of: Light Painting

So, it’s the August long weekend and you have nothing to do … Ok, I know that’s absolutely impossible – with Ribfests happening across Ontario (I’ll be all over London’s Ribfest!), prime camping time AND a […]

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2015 National Image Competition

One of the big events I look forward to each year is entering the Professional Photographers of Canada National Image Salon. This year marks the association’s 68th competition of professional photographers and my fourth time […]

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