Squashing the artist’s block

How many times does an artist stare down at that blank piece of paper thinking “What on earth do I paint — Where do I put my first mark?” More often than you would imagine! It happens to all creative people actually, from visual artists, designers, poets, through to musicians and writers. When this situation arises, you are in the grip of creative block….

Sins That Choke Innovation

Even companies serious about innovation can fall victim to their own, well-meaning creative process. In most companies, there’s a profound tension between the right-brainers (for lack of a better term) espousing design, design thinking and user-centered approaches to innovation and the left-brained, more spreadsheet-minded among us. Most C-suites are dominated by the latter, all of whom are big fans of nice neat processes and…


Beautiful eyes, beautiful face, I’m shy to talk to you. You’re the eagle I must watch. No matter what I do. You’re the beauty, wild and free, The mistress of my eyes, Rolling through exultant air, Alone in pristine skies.

Manual Focus

When is Manual Focus better than auto focus? Let me start by saying there is no right or wrong time to use either manual or auto focusing – both can produce great results in almost all circumstances – however there are a few times when you might find it easier to switch to manual focusing 1. Macro Work – When doing macro photography I…


I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too-intimate contacts with my own furniture. – Frank Lloyd Wright

Peg city bright lights

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind. I just cannot explain what this is, my best work ever. Can’t even explain how HDR makes everything better.

Winnipeg through my lens

This is the first of my personal assignment and a challenge to take on Winnipeg armed with my lens and a tripod, solo mission. Enjoy!