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Winnipeg Folk Festival 2015 – A retrospective.

Ah, the Winnipeg Folk Festival: a gathering around music, art, and community that pops up in a prairie field for five days every year.  Exactly two weeks from today the 2016 festival begins with the Crooked Brothers kicking things off on the main stage.  Spending time with good friends (both old and new), discovering new music, and happening by chance upon unexpected joys…I’m looking forward to another year barefoot in these fields as an official festival photographer.…

Winnipeg Folk Festival 2013

This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Winnipeg Folk Festival.  Every year since 1974, people have flocked to the fields of Bird’s Hill Park just north of the city and erected a temporary town of tents, stages, and all the amenities one might need to enjoy the occasion.  The festival has grown a lot, but the fundamentals remain the same: it is all about the people and the music.…

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 oh so …