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Fleeing the Canadian winter and discover all the warmth Cuba has to offer

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We booked a one-week foray to Cuba in search of palm trees, turquoise waters, great music and an endless stream of piña coladas. This was to be a family holiday, and I’m sure I am not the only photographer who has discovered they cannot diligently shoot while on vacation. As a compromise between my own impulses as a photographer and my respect for the notion that this would be a family holiday, I decided to take just one small carry-on …

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Finding that the Hi-Lux Filter creates a special feeling when it’s used with flash

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Weather conditions this October were typical for autumn along Cape Breton Island, fondly known as Nova Scotia’s ‘masterpiece.’ We had a nice mixture of rain, fog, drizzle, snow, high winds with salt air from the nearby oceans and a generous mixture of warm sunshine to complete the mix. The Cape Breton assignment called for a number of shots, both interior and outdoors. So we only had to shoot the right set-up on the right day. At the start of the …