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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

Cantos at StudioBell

I had a terrific visit in Calgary last week catching up with clients, some close friends and a special venue I had to return to to see the finished product. Yes, the StudioBell National Music…

By jadamson

June 28, 2017

Kent of Inglewood

There was a time not long ago when people took the time to do things right, the old fashioned way. And today, many of us are making strides to take the time and slow down…

By jadamson

June 22, 2017

Horror Escape

I have to say, I had an absolute blast shooting some on location shots for my new client, Dereck Lowell, owner of Horror Escape here in Victoria BC. Horror Escape is basically what it sounds…

By jadamson

June 15, 2017

Event Photography

I've found that most professional photographers like to shoot whatever they're good at, or whatever is most profitable for them. So when people ask me what I enjoy shooting, I often say, "I like to shoot anything…

By jadamson

June 12, 2017

The Banker

They say money talks. But for me, it's my photography that does most of the talking, (a thousand words to be more precise)  And on this occasion, I thought I'd try out a new lighting…

By jadamson

June 9, 2017