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Beakerhead 2018

After five years on the volunteer photo crew, I continue to be inspired, delighted and challenged by the 5-day mash up of arts and science that is Beakerhead! Five things stand out about my 2018 experience.

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Vantage Point: Calgary Tower

Canada’s 150th and two recent photo challenges got me thinking about how to show off Calgary’s iconic landmarks in photographs. That, in turn, got me thinking about how I like to search images and blogs when we’re going to visit other parts of the world, to get some ideas for how to come home with great images from away. Since I benefit from other bloggers’ advice on how to photograph their home turf, I thought I’d return the favour… First up? The Calgary Tower.

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First Taste of The Big Taste YYC

The saying “better late than never” evolved from a line in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, penned all the way back in 1386. The fact that I’m able to say “better late than never” when it comes to The Big Taste only dates back to December, when I had to pass on an annual pre-Christmas…