Behind The Photo: Air Canada Flight 646 Crash

Interior shot of the cabin of Air Canada Flight 646, which crashed upon landing at the Fredericton Airport on December 16th, 1997

Hard to belive how fast time flies. It has been 25 years now since I took this photograph, which basically led to my almost two-decade career at the Telegraph-Journal. I’ve told the story behind the photograph more than a few times, but never put it down on here.

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How To Take Great Photos Of Snowblowing and Shovelling

Snow. It’s a fact of life in Canada. Each winter, Canadians are subjected to hundreds of inches of white stuff that needs to be moved out of the way. And with each snowstorm, we get all bundled up, trudge out into the winter wasteland, and fire up the snowblower/pick up our trusty shovel.
And as a newspaper photographer, with each storm I documented these winter warriors…why don’t you? Here are some tips for getting the best photos!

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Going Sliding? Here’s How To Capture The Action!

Nothing beats zooming down an icy, snow covered landscape on a small piece of plastic with nothing but your feet between you and certain death.
If you are heading out to enjoy a day of sliding and want to take some great photos, here are some tips! (Feel free to share with your friends via the Twitter/Facebook links at the end!)

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Photographers: Stop Being The Person Who Is Never There In Your Family Photos

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I was photographing my kids on vacation a few weeks ago as we enjoyed fun in the sun and sand at Cavendish, Prince Edward Island…and I began thinking about our family photos.
Like most people, I have albums full of great images of our vacations, school concerts, Christmas day, first days of school…all the special moments that I’ve captured.
The one thing missing from those photographs?
Me.

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