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CrackerJack Surprise of the Day #970

When you want to create change, you need to go big to spark conversation to create that change. In this instance, the agency of record for German supermarket Edeka, together with the World Economic Forum, got…

By jadamson

September 11, 2017

Lest We Forget

On Labour Day weekend, my wife and I took the ferry over from Victoria to visit my wife's grandmother Shirley at her nursing home in Port Angeles, Washington. The visit was bitter sweet for both…

By jadamson

September 11, 2017

CrackerJack Surprise of the Week #969

The way the advertising industry has been delivering its marketing messages has changed drastically over the years, especially this past decade. The creative now has to work a lot harder to capture the audience's attention,…

By jadamson

September 4, 2017

You've Got Mail!

Meet Dawn. She is a rather special postal worker for Canada Post, who not only delivered mail to Victoria's downtown core, but as you can see, also delivered plenty of smiles along the way. You see,…

By jadamson

September 4, 2017

CrackerJack Surprise of the Week #968

Some products are more challenging than others when it comes to selling a message that resonates with its target audience. Case-in-point: Blackhead removal. But it looks like the agency of record for Nevia Men managed…

By jadamson

August 28, 2017

Experience Tectoria

Experience Tectoria  is an exclusive series of events spread across three days and is a gathering of local entrepreneurs, thought shapers and international investors to cultivate Victoria, BC's biggest industry, technology. Bigger than tourism you ask?…

By jadamson

August 28, 2017

Mother Nature Opens Her Eye

With the very rare solar eclipse presenting itself across most of North America today, I thought it would be fitting to go from last week's Supermoon post, to a more recent celestial shot that I captured…

By jadamson

August 21, 2017

Beacons of the Night

With the solar eclipse around the corner next week, I thought I'd share another celestial event that I managed to capture...last year's Supermoon, which was the moon's closest encounter with Earth since January 26th, 1948.…

By jadamson

August 15, 2017

Curious Minds

I had the pleasure of snapping some candid shots of a few pre-schoolers running around Little Friends Daycare, a local favourite here in Victoria BC, and set within a picturesque church setting. The assignment was…

By jadamson

August 8, 2017

Gemnini

The nice thing about being a photographer coming from the advertising industry is that I've learned to tell a relevant  story. Whether it's been through television commercials or through social media campaigns, I've learned that the…

By jadamson

July 31, 2017

Memory Lane

Here's a fun shot from a recent trip to Vancouver for a tech conference the other month. I stumbled across this colourful alley (located in an alley south of West Hastings between Seymore and Granville) while…

By jadamson

July 24, 2017

Queen Mother

A couple of years ago, I thought I gave my mum the biggest, and best surprise for her birthday by shipping myself over to my hometown, Toronto. Once I landed, I took a cab from the airport…

By jadamson

July 17, 2017

CrackerJack Surprise of the Week #961

People with physical disabilities can concur many obstacles, except for this one. That was the insight behind this television spot for the agency of record for The Rick Hanson Foundation, raising awareness, removing barriers and…

By jadamson

July 9, 2017