Vancouver / Postmarked 11 Nov. 2012

11 November 2012 My dearest Sybithian: I cannot believe fate has made it so that our paths fail to cross in Vancouver.  By far, this is probably my favorite city on the North American continent.  My conference just ended, and I’m sitting in a small café overlooking the waterfront by Lonsdale Quay, lamenting the fact…

For the Love of Calgary

Let’s talk about Calgary for a few minutes! Calgary’s nickname is “Cowtown” because it has a history associated with the Canadian “Wild West” of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The city’s official flag is a red field featuring the letter “C” adorned with a cowboy hat positioned within the opening of the initial….

The Frustrated Photographer and Forgetful Pilot

I have an episode in aerial photography that was so peculiar that I felt it deserved to be described with readers. Prepare a cup of coffee, tea, cocoa – whatever your beverage of choice is today – sit back, and allow me to share this tale of semi-humorous human folly (and foolishness) with you. My…

Photographing Skeletons

TIA International Photography would like to use this article as a special opportunity to promote two partners who have been integral to promoting TIA in the last year.  The first partner is Kirk DeMatas, the author of “Wordspeak” (2008) and, more recently, “Conversations with Skeletons” (2012).  TIA provided some photography for “Wordspeak”, and was hired…