Author: jadamson

PCFSA

In joining the board of directors for Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA) last year, it quickly dawned on me that the organization was in dire need of donations and volunteers to keep the organization…

By jadamson

January 7, 2020

Tonne of Love

Tonne of Love is a beautiful initiative created by Victoria’s Odd Fellows that raises a tonne of money each year to purchase fresh food for those in need. It all started by Josh Miller of…

By jadamson

January 4, 2020

Royal Oak - Beautiful

Royal Oak Burial Park really lives up to its tagline, “A beautiful  place to remember.” That’s why CJ*F pulled out all the stops to capture over an hour’s worth of beautiful footage for its agency…

By jadamson

December 1, 2019

No person is an island.

That’s why I joined Think Local First Victoria here in Victoria, and I’m proud to be one of 200 (and growing) local businesses that support one another and our communities. This week is also Think…

By jadamson

November 20, 2019

Orange Shirt Day

On September 30th, my wife an I put on our orange shirts and joined thousands of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people across Canada to honour the former residential school students whose families and communities were impacted…

By jadamson

October 10, 2019

Tomorrow's Voices Heard Today

Last week’s climate strike was nationwide, and here in Victoria BC, close to 10,000 people, mostly students gathered around the Legislative Buildings to have their voices finally heard. The energy was intense, people were angry,…

By jadamson

October 1, 2019

75th Birthday Surprise

I think my mother-in-law is awesome. Not only is Linda Rogers an accomplished writer and Victoria’s former poet laureate, she also has a heart of gold and has made me feel like I’m a big…

By jadamson

October 25, 2019

Weapon Wheels

Every once in a while, I get to shoot something a little out of the ordinary. In this case, a product shot for a set of one-of-a-kind car (and truck) wheel rims that feature revolvers…

By jadamson

November 1, 2019

PointeTango

I had the opportunity to dance with a couple of world-class dancers at this year’s Victoria Fringe Festival, and this little video I shot and edited was my POV. Also during the filming of this…

By jadamson

September 9, 2019

Deswik Conference Video

Deswik is a global consulting and technology company that delivers efficiency-focused solutions to the mining industry across all sectors. They also know how to deliver and host a terrific conference, and that they did at…

By jadamson

September 23, 2019

The World According to LICK

This is a little teaser for “The World According to LICK”. An independent documentary I’m shooting that revolves around Linda and Rick (aka LICK), who are not only my in-laws but probably two of the…

By jadamson

August 27, 2019

Outskirts of Love

“Outskirts of Love” is the name of a new blues album composed by musician, Sue Decker. Sue came to CrackerJackFlash to shoot a professional series of photos that would speak to the soulful feel of…

By jadamson

August 9, 2019

Get in the Picture!

CrackerJackFlash was asked to photograph a still to be used for a transit ad that asked the audience to “Get in the picture” with the Vancouver Island South Film Commission (VISFC). The client’s direction was…

By jadamson

July 22, 2019

Thinking Local

Since our move to the island three years ago, I’ve attended A TONNE of networking mixers to help build my business here in beautiful Victoria, BC. So much so, I’ve dubbed my efforts the “Networking…

By jadamson

July 15, 2019