Tag Archives: Charity

Paying it forward.

White snow has blanketed my home; its gentle arrival triggering a quietude in me alongside the seasonal rhythms. Summer’s bustle is now in the past and the colourful holidays of winter are still on the horizon, so this peaceful moment betwixt is a place from which I can draw a deep inhale. But, as my filling inbox reminds me, Black Friday looms.

I have mixed feelings about consumerism around the holidays. On the one hand, for creators selling their wares this season…

Help-portrait Winnipeg – August 7th, 2010

“Help-portrait is a movement of photographers who are using their time, equipment, and expertise to give back to those who are less fortunate.”

On August 7th some friends and I organized a help-portrait here in Winnipeg. My little group of great people set up at a greenhouse celebration put on by the Spence Neighbourhood Association – their garden did great this year and there was reason to celebrate!

Lots of people came out and feedback from the community was…

  • annynewsAugust 23, 2010 - 10:46 pm

    Dave, these are magnificent. The first one especially has a great mood and pp.

    Can I steal the photo of me for fb? I was so happy that day!

    Thanks so much. I love that you’re in my life.ReplyCancel

  • DavidAugust 23, 2010 - 10:46 pm

    🙂 Thanks Anny.

    And of course you can use that picture of you! I’ve got to run out to yoga right away, but I’ll send you a larger version of it later tonight. E-mail you later!ReplyCancel