Protest The Hero

April 20th, 2014 § 0

Oh right, I have a blog!

Apparenly while I’ve been spending so much time over the last year managing other blogs, I seem to have neglected my own! Fear not faithful viewers, I have returned. Hopefully I will now bring a little facelift to this whole website over the next few months and continue posting on the regular!

A lot has happened over the last several months, but I won’t bore you with the details. I am still working away on new projects and i’m looking forward to showing those off over the next few months!

I’d like to congratulate 2 groups of friends that I’m so proud of, Protest The Hero and A Tribe Called Red, for their respected wins at the Junos a few weeks ago! I have some super talented friends and I’m glad they were recognized for it. I couldn’t imagine better people winning!

Speaking of Protest The Hero, they have just wrapped up a 7 week tour through the USA and Canada and I managed to sneak away and hang out during one of their last stops last week in Cornwall and snap a few photos! So great shooting live music again even though the venue wasn’t the greatest.

MORE TO COME!

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Protest The Hero

October 22nd, 2013 § 0

[Insert monthly apology for being terrible at updating my blog]

So it’s been a crazy few months! Lots of traveling and working from coast to coast, a lot of which had to do with Protest The Hero releasing their newest album next week! If you haven’t heard it yet, please do yourself a favor and check out the exclusive stream on youtube HERE and binge on it for a couple of hours. In my opinion, it’s their best album to date and I don’t think I’m alone on that one.

I shot the newest set of promos that have been circulating around the internet with all the news around the album. For those of you who know anything about Protest The Hero, you know they do not like doing boring promotional photos, which of course I love. We had a hell of a time shooting these a few weeks ago and ended up with some of my favorite photos ever!

You’ve also heard by now that they’ve added my very good friend Mike Ieradi to their permanent lineup as the new drummer! Mike has been one of my closest friends since I moved to Ottawa and I couldn’t be more excited for him! Make sure to congratulate him by throwing a tomato at him (and watch him make a great sauce).

They head out on tour again in 2 weeks with The Kindred and Architects, which I will be tagging along on at some point. It all kicks off in Ottawa on November 8th so I hope to see you all there!

I have more updates to do, but it’s late and this one was long overdue.

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More Tearsheets

July 29th, 2013 § 0

It’s been a pretty crazy month! Not only did Herd Magazine Issue 04 drop (which i will have tearsheets of soon), the new SBC came out with a few of my photos used for the great piece on Top Of The World‘s 20th anniversary! Pretty happy with these and I’m glad they could make it to print in one of Canada’s best skate magazines.

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I was also pleasantly surprised to see my photos of A Tribe Called Red in both The Globe and Mail and the Ottawa Citizen on the first page of their Arts sections. I only have these cell phone photos of them, but still stoked none the less.

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The article can be found here!

Been working a ton, so stay tuned!

 

Collective Seen Group Show – Fall Down Gallery

June 20th, 2013 § 0

I was asked to be part of a group show this weekend at Ottawa’s Fall Down Gallery!

I will have 3 limited edition canvas prints available for purchase; Only ones I’ve ever had made and they’re pretty bad ass!

The photos below will be up for grabs. Probably 3  of my favorite music related photos from the past year!

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TICTP Final Show

June 20th, 2013 § 0

Last week was Today I Caught The Plague’s final show under their name! From here on in, they will be known as The Kindred and they will be touring with Misery Signals this summer!

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Paloma

June 20th, 2013 § 0

Last week I went to Toronto for a day with The Kindred to document their last tour as Today I Caught The Plague. It’s been a crazy journey for these guys and I’m so proud of the direction they’re heading in. Big things are coming!
Before the show I had the wonderful opportunity to meet my friend Mike’s amazing daughter Paloma. She loved the camera and seemed to have a great time letting me shoot a few photos of her!

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Protest The Hero In The Studio – Day 1

June 16th, 2013 § 0

By now I’m sure you’ve heard all the buzz growing around Protest The Hero’s new album, which means I can finally speak a little more openly about one of the things I’ve been doing.

They invited me to come visit them in the studio (the famous Revolution Recording Studio in Toronto) and take a few photos of the recording process to release slowly throughout the summer. The following are photos from my first day there when Chris Adler (Lamb Of God) was finishing up his time in the studio, tracking drums for PTH’s new album.

I’ll be posting photos from my second day some time this week.

Oh and Herd Mag Issue 04 is done. Fuck yeah.

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Portfolio Update

May 22nd, 2013 § 0

Hey guys

I know it’s been a while, but i’ve finally got around to updating some of the photos in my portfolio! I’ve also included some of the most recent tearsheets.

I’m still working tirelessly on Herd Magazine, which is where a lot of my extra attention goes, but i also have a few other freelance projects on the go which are pretty exciting. Hopefully i can start posting here a little more often.

Here are some tearsheets from the latest edition of Herd Magazine, available now in Ottawa.

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The Acorn

January 25th, 2013 § 0

First post of the New Year! Sorry for being so distant from this blog.

A Few weeks ago I had the chance to sit down with my friends in The Acorn and record a short video of their new song Rapids (Mere de la Chaudiere). It was for the Herd Mag Sessions and as a perparation for their show tonight at the blacksheep inn. I’m still relatively new to the world of filmmaking, but I’m pretty happy with how it came out.

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Afterwards I did a shoot with frontman Rolf Klausener for Ottawa Mag for an online feature they were doing on him. Here are a few photos from that shoot as well as couple from his feature in Herd Magazine issue 02 (out now!)

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Top Of The World

November 9th, 2012 § 0

Local Ottawa shop Top Of The World was recently featured on Transworld Business as one of the top shops in the country. I shot the photos for the feature and of the owners, Corey and Eric. I have developed a great friendship with these guys over the last few years and I couldn’t imagine better people to run this great shop.
Eric and I actually went to the same highschool in Timmins, only he’s a few years older than I am and graduated before I got there…ha.

I know I haven’t been updating this much. We’ve been working hard on Issue 02 of Herd Mag! Issue 01 was such an incredible success and everyone can check it out HERE.

Here are a couple of shots of Eric and Corey goofing off.