Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Covering spot news

When I'm out covering a major spot news item, I will need to get the pictures back to my news agency as fast as possible.  You can shoot photos with your cel phone, but I have a better choice of lenses if I shoot with my digital SLR camera.


This is where my Olympus's wifi comes in handy. As soon as I arrive on site I can shoot a picture or two with my digital camera, transfer them to my  iphone  which I have on me. Then choose one photo and send it off directly on site without having to return to my car to download the photos on my laptop, then ship them off.  I will then continue shooting, looking for better angles to shot from for additional material to be added to the news article. 

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

National Acadian Day

August 15th is National Acadian Day, a line up of Acadian Penisuala artists surround legendary Edith Butler, including Radio Radio for this outdoor show at Parc des Faubourg in downtown Montreal.

Edith Butler

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Moda Sotto le Stelle

On this night of August, festival-goers eager to enjoy Montreal's Italian Week where introduced to Italian fashion. For a few hours, the designers came together to present a vibrant and colorful fashion show. Under the stars, style and elegance merged with urban chic, sexy, and glamour styles through these new collections.

Maria Arciero Design



A model walks on the runway at the Maria Arciero Design fashion show held during the Moda Sotto le Stelle fashion show in Montreal.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Moda Sotto Le Stelle

The Moda Sotto Le Stelle outdoor fashion show held in little Italy, Montreal. The show goes on rain or shine, and it does rain sometimes/often. Let's hope that the rain will end for tonight's 9 pm show.


On this unique night of August, festival goers eager to enjoy Montreal's Italian Week will be introduced to Italian fashion. For a few hours, the designers will come together to present a vibrant and colorful fashion show. Under the stars, style and elegance will merge with urban chic, sexy, and glamour styles through these new collections.

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Bikini Village fashion show

One of my first fashion shows shot with a digital camera, my Canon EOS 30D back in June 2006. Shot in JPEG mode, we did not dare use the RAW mode back then.

Bikini Village fashion show



Montreal, Canada, 23/06/2006. A model on the catwalk at the Bikini Village fashion show held during Fashion and Design Festival in Montreal.  Richard Prudhomme

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Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Hot summer day

It is 31C outside, but with the humidex factor feels somewhere close to 40C, I need to do a photo to illustrate that it is hot outside today.







A lot of people head to this park in Saint-Liguori to cool off, so i decided to head there to spot a good image. I like this shot of a man sitting in the river with a drink in his hand. It has a cool refreshing feel to it for a hot August afternoon.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Covering spot news

Covering spot news isn't everyone's cup of tea, and that I can fully understand.


Spot news items happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You need to be able to cover a fire at 2am like the one above, or free to go and take pictures of an accident or other incident at any time during the day. As spot news photographers we are on call 24/7.  What I enjoy about covering spot news items is the challenge to get that one photo that best describes the event that is unfolding.

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