Category Archives: Social documentary photography

The day after Remembrance Day

The Field of Crosses is an annual memorial to soldiers from southern Alberta who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives so that we might live our lives in freedom. It is a deeply moving tribute along Memorial Drive … Continue reading

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November Eleventh: another year to reflect #lestweforget

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. For the Fallen Robert … Continue reading

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World Food Day: Don’t forget the new urban poor

Food and the Sustainable Development Goals Today is World Food Day, one of the 127 observances or international days marked by the United Nations. Amongst these many conscience-raising days, the most important, to my mind, are the ones that strongly … Continue reading

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Happy Yorkshire Day to all Tykes and Yorkshire lovers around the world

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here is a short selection of photos to celebrate the broad acres of the biggest county of England and its people, The Tykes, wherever you hang out in the world. Please visit my earlier blog post to explore ten … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day Canada

It’s a special day today for Canadians. Canada is 150 years old. This day marks the occasion when the Dominion of Canada was formed, on July 1, 1867, from (the separate colonies of the British Empire) Canada, Nova Scotia and … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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Fishermen, reeds and boats of Huanchaco, Peru

Little horses (caballitos) line up along a stretch of beach in front of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s around 7 o’clock on an August morning, the winter, off-season for holiday visitors to this popular coastal town about 13 km west of the … Continue reading

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