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How Financial Freedom Will Change Your Life
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
The Third Book In The Bestselling Freedom Project Series Is Available Now
I’m really excited to be able to share some wonderful news with you today: My new book, The Freedom...
Write a Book… on the beach!
Coming to you live from my patio in the Bahamas! I’m the author of the book The Freedom Project,...
Dolce Far Niente: Why you should drop everything today and do nothing

Whatever you’re working on – forget about it for the rest of the day, and create something. Something useful. Something you care about.

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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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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 these photographs are of a very rare Spirit Bear: the rare “blonde” black bear of Canada’s West Coast.

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An open letter to Mother Nature
Dear Mother Nature… and a long list of complaints follow. Alleged affairs with Jack Frost in winter, menopausal hot flashes in summer. Especially in Calgary, we’re never happy with what Mother Nature throws at us. Then again we don’t seem to realize that the definition of a Human Being... Read more
Exploring Canada by motorcycle

This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.

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The cure for anything is salt water

I have always loved the beach. I lived close to it in The Hague. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm. Someone once said “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.”

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My wolf encounters

My wolf encounters

Art October 1, 2016

I’ve had a few close encounters with wolves in the wild – and a lot of people have asked me about my encounters with these special creatures. Here’s the story.

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Vancouver aerial photography: Granville Island
A few weeks ago I wrote about one of the most expensive photographs I’ve created so far. While not as expensive as New York City, chartering a seaboat plane in Vancouver was definitely up there in price too, but a fun experience resulting in some unique photographs – such as... Read more
One of the most expensive photographs I’ve created

“Higher than Empire State” probably has been one of the more expensive photographs to make so far. Some of the key ingredients: return airfare to New York, good weather, a sense of adventure, and a helicopter.

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The ugly duckling and the perfectly timed photograph

While I was trying to capture a shot of the Lost Lagoon in Vancouver a few months ago, an “ugly” duckling stepped in front of my camera, resulting in this image instead…

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