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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

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

How we fly a kite in Victoria, BC

When the winds pick up around here, people don’t just go out and fly a kite. Naw, they’d rather boot over to the nearest shoreline to go fly WITH their kites. And I have to…

By jadamson

July 5, 2019

Bringing Stories to Life

As a creative marketer, I’ve been promoting businesses and services for over 20 years. Whether it’s been through TV, radio, print, outdoor, or digital tactics, I’ve managed to dig deep and deliver concepts that strategically…

By jadamson

June 13, 2019

2019 Highland Games

When CrackerJackFlash was asked to capture the 2019 Highland Games for the Victoria BC chapter’s promotional video, I literally had no idea what I was getting myself into, to be honest. But the moment I…

By jadamson

May 27, 2019

NOTDAW Day 5

Today marks the final day of my probono campaign for #NOTDAW, and below is just one of five brave stories that I had the honor to capture. This experience has been truly rewarding and has…

By jadamson

April 26, 2019

NOTDAW Day 4

As part of National Organ and Tissues Awareness Week , CJ*F along with the help of BC Transplant and the David Foster Foundation found 5 groups of very brave stories to turn into a simple…

By jadamson

April 25, 2019

NOTDAW Day 3

As part of National Organ and Tissues Awareness Week , CJ*F along with the help of BC Transplant and the David Foster Foundation found 5 groups of very brave stories to turn into a simple…

By jadamson

April 24, 2019