Living by Experience - Travel and Photography Lifestyle Magazine
Meet the Spirit Bear – the rare blonde black bear of Canada’s west coast
It may look like a polar bear that got a little lost and wandered too far south - but...
Exploring Canada by motorcycle
This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.
My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I...
My Favourite Canadian Movie: One Week
One Week is one of my favorite movies. In the movie, Ben Tyler, played by Canadian actor Joshua Jackson, has been diagnosed with cancer. Foregoing his required treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto across Canada to Vancouver Island. (I took part of that inspiring... Read more
Traveling to Western Canada? Don’t Miss Some Of Alberta’s Most Charming Inns and Hotels
Canada is a very popular tourist country with a great environment, wonderful people and certainly enough room for everyone. If you decide to head west, and spend time exploring Alberta, you’ll find beautiful landscapes and peaceful surroundings everywhere you go! Western Canada inspired my photography career, as well as... Read more
Why I Hardly Participate In Art Shows Anymore

“Thank you for your submission to the “x” exhibition. Making selections was extremely challenging for our juror, due to the amount of excellent work submitted.

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Need inspirational image quotes for your social media?
Today I’m sharing about one of my lesser-known side projects: MountainQuotes.com. It’s a website I’ve maintained for many years, for the sole purpose of having a place to store my favourite quotes. When I watch a movie or read a book I often find inspiring quotes, and I’ve used... Read more
Back to School: Commit to Lifelong Learning
When people ask me what business I’m in, I often say, “I’m in the learning business.” It sounds intriguing, and it is definitely true. But, in one way, we are all in the learning business. Because as humans, we are learning machines. We are most alive when we are... Read more
My favourite old church in Alberta – destroyed by fire
I’m heartbroken to hear about this beautiful place burning down. This past Sunday afternoon I decided to take my motorcycle for the first somewhat longer ride of the season to Canmore, Alberta. Somewhere along highway 1A between Calgary and Canmore was the site of this church, the oldest protestant church in... Read more
The wonders of beautiful British Columbia, Canada
In my photography book A View to Take Home I explored the awe-inspiring beauty of Western Canadian provinces Alberta and British Columbia by motorcycle. Today, I’m going to share some of the highlights of Canada’s westernmost province: beautiful British Columbia. British Columbia stretches from the Pacific west coast, all the way... Read more
Why professional artists and photographers cannot work for free

Yes, I am an artist. No, that does not mean I work for free

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Finding inspiration in Tokyo

A few weeks ago I was asked to do a public talk and share some of my photography and stories from my trip to Tokyo, Japan. In preparation for the event I found some Japan pictures I haven’t shared before.

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One of my fondest memories of Paris

The Lady in Red is one of the photographs I took on my first trip to Paris after opening my fine art studio in Canada. Contrary to what most people believe, the photograph I took away from that precious experience is not posed, or edited afterwards.

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