Category Archives: Social documentary photography

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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Pescadores, cañas y barcos de Huanchaco, Perú

Pequeños caballitos alineandos a lo largo de la playa de Huanchaco, Perú. Son alrededor de las siete en una mañana de agosto, en invierno, fuera de temporada para los visitantes en vacaciones a esta popular ciudad costera ubicada a unos … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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Niitsitapi First Nation dancers & drummers help get new academic year going at MRU

Mount Royal University has earned a strong reputation for having a close contact between faculty and students including smaller teaching group sizes compared with many other institutions. So Calgary’s other university can be forgiven for starting off the new academic … Continue reading

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