Photo Exhibition at Bean on 20th – Oct/Nov 2014

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The time has come, the photos are hung! Here are the details on my current photography exhibit in collaboration with Jennifer Okrusko for our Disappearing Main Street photo project. We have 10 framed images on display through November at the Bean Around The World on Main Street, Vancouver. Please have a look at our project blog and I hope to see you at the show!

Originally posted on { Disappearing } Main Street:

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Thank you for visiting the Disappearing Main Street photography project.

We’re having our first public exhibition of photos from this project right in the heart of the Main Street community at Bean Around the World Coffee at Main & 20th. We have 10 prints on display and the space is open to the public during café hours. If you are in the area, we are having a gathering on Saturday, October 25th from 6-8pm at the Bean on 20th. Hope to see you there!

As always we welcome your feedback! Please share your Main Street stories by commenting on a relevant block on this blog or on our Share Your Main page.

Prints are available for purchase by contacting disappearingmainstreet@gmail.com or @MainStVan

Pictured above:

‘Last House’
Main Street / 20th – 21st Ave / East
18×24″ digital archival print.

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City Bike City Life: Craig Rides a Biria

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“Downtown Rider” — Photo set number three from the Momentum Mag City Bike City Life Look Book 2014. Earlier, we saw Sean and the Vanmoof, followed by Frederique & Patrice with Mozie and here we are with our friend Craig in Vancouver’s Chinatown. He rides a Biria CitiClassic Sport i3, equipped with Racktime, WALD, Light & Motion and Trelock accessories and wearing United By Blue and Bern.

Throughout August, I shot ten different looks for this project — a collection of urban cycling images, curated products and ideas on how to incorporate cycling into your daily life. Have a look at the complete digital Look Book here and stay tuned for more looks and outtakes on this blog.

Vancouver, 2014.

(click the first image to view large – recommended!)

In the Sky, On the Shore

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City Bike City Life: Frederique & Patrice Ride Mozie

davidniddrie_bicycle_citylife_mozie-7690“Neighbourhood Elegance” — Photo set number two from the Momentum Mag City Bike City Life Look Book 2014. Earlier, we saw Sean and the Vanmoof amongst the geometry of the False Creek skate park. Now we’re at McSpadden Park in our East Van neighbourhood with the elegant couple Frederique and Patrice. They are both riding Mozie ‘Mode’ bicycles – his is the Hugo, hers the Carolina. These city bikes are equipped with Ostrich, Brooks and Tanner Goods bicycle luggage, Osaka Ha and Crane Suzu handpainted bike bells and locks from Abus.

Throughout August, I shot ten different looks for this project — a collection of urban cycling images, curated products and ideas on how to incorporate cycling into your daily life. Have a look at the complete digital Look Book here and stay tuned for more looks and outtakes over the next few weeks.

Vancouver, 2014.

(click the first image to view large – recommended!)

Red Lights

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Peeking down a side street while cycling through De Wallen, the infamous Red-light District in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014.

Over The Bridge

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I’m back on the coast after a refreshing weekend in Canmore with my family. Our plans to hike into the high alpine of the Rockies and kayak some water in Banff was thwarted by a heavy early season snowfall, but that didn’t stop our ‘late summer’ get together. Instead we played disc golf at the Nordic Centre, had a nice walk along the Bow River and, as the temperatures came back to normal, took in some sun on south side of the Bow Valley. Always breathtaking up in these mountains — even though I see peaks daily here in Vancouver, the Rocky Mountains deliver the grand scope and distant vistas in such a magnificent way. Another place that feels like home.

Canmore, Alberta, 2014.

Field of Dreams

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At the foot of the Dolomites near Kastelruth, Südtirol, Italy, 2014.

City Bike City Life: Sean Rides A Vanmoof

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After many weeks of shooting, and more in the way of planning, the Momentum Mag City Bike City Life Look Book 2014 is now out. Throughout August, I shot ten different looks for this project, featuring the best of city cycling bikes & accessories. The result, if I do say so, is a compelling collection of urban cycling images and ideas on how to incorporate cycling into your daily life in 66-pages. Have a look at the complete digital Look Book here. I’ll be posting from each of the looks here on the blog with some outtakes, etc. It was great working with all these fantastic people, too — none of them pro ‘models’ but friends and acquaintances that look oh-so-good in front of the camera and of course ride on a daily basis. Pictured here we have Sean riding a Vanmoof 3.7 bicycle while sporting a Brooks England Euston shoulder bag and Sahn helmet.

Vancouver, 2014.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2014, Part II

 

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Here we are with the second and final post from the 2014 Vancouver Folk Music Festival (have a look at the first post). Pictured in this set are Ozomatli (rocking the crowd above), Wagons, Typhoon, Born Ruffians, Andrew Bird and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80. The latter is the subject of this photo I’m particular to, mid-dance move on the mainstage. An amazing set from this dynamic band, featuring many of the original Fela Kuti-era Afrobeat musicians — wow! I just wish the scheduling was more in line with what these bands offer. For instance, it was tough seeing this band come from Nigeria to play just a third of their usual set, as openers, in the daytime. They started a party no one else could keep up with — next time, headliners please! All in all, however, another great edition for the books and some fine musical discoveries to keep me going ’til 2015.

For the complete collection of images from this year’s festival, check out my flickr set here.

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, 2014.

(click on the first image to view large – recommended!)

Related: VFMF 2013 Pt I, Pt II +VFMF 2012 Pt I, Pt II and Pt III.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2014, Part I

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Keeping with the ‘summer wrap-up’ theme, and my summer isn’t complete without taking a weekend off (relatively speaking) to enjoy the worldly sounds of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. I say ‘relatively’ because I am actually working most of the time I’m onsite. As part of the Festival Photography crew – this was my 12th year volunteering – I wander the grounds gathering marketing and promo materials for the Festival, shooting the artists giving it their all on stage and those candid moments along the way. The weather this year was threatening, but it didn’t quite come down to umbrellas and gum boots thankfully. Dramatic skies are always appreciated in my book, anyways! Here’s the first post and a small collection of images from this year’s fest.

Pictured here are: The Lemon Bucket Orchestra (complete with smoking fiddle action!), Ferron and the Matriarchs of the 13 Cedar Bark Robes of Wisdom, Riccardo Tesi and Banditaliana, Great Lake Swimmers, Leo ‘Bud’ Welch, and Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory. Pt II to follow…

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC, 2014.

(click the first image to view large – recommended!)

Related: Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013 Pt I, Pt II +Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2012 Pt I, Pt II and Pt III.