Category Archives: Water

Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on film Sugar entered for @rodemics My Røde Reel

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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Transforming local communities and economies through better access to good water: #worldwaterday

World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs According to the United Nations, almost half of the world’s workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its … Continue reading

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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Las Calles de Lima: street photography #UrbanFieldTrip

  Angamos and Arequipa is a busy intersection. Here, many combi’s (small buses) converge and compete to attract passengers seeking a ride to work, home or some other place in Lima, Peru. This is a sample of images taken with my … Continue reading

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Banff LEED in Sustainable Hockey

Banff: environmental role model for communities in the world Banff is a good place to visit anytime of the year including the early fall season when the golden swathes of forest are splendid, set against mountains just picking up their … Continue reading

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PhotoPoetry in Motion: Beauty and the Bridge. Photos and poem from the Bow River, Calgary #YYC

Here is a contribution to this week-end’s International Poetry Day and International Water Day. Beauty and the Bridge You looked beautiful beneath the bridge Waving hair in a gentle wind As I approached I could see more And realized what … Continue reading

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Urban recce run 5: Down the track, along the mighty Mississippi, New Orleans. #FastFraming #photography

  Getting up for an early morning run gives you more space between cars. Good for your health. It gets you going for the day ahead. Good for the brain. And most important, it gives you the sunrise light when … Continue reading

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