Workshops, Courses, Seminars and Presentations
Nova Scotia Community College, Lunenburg Campus, Bridgewater NS: Digital Photography and Photoshop
course instructor, Winter 2014 to 2018.
Chester Art Centre: photography and Photoshop workshop instructor, Summer 2016 to 2018.
Beyond Technique: presentation at multiple venues, including the Mississauga, Oshawa, Scarborough and Toronto Digital photo clubs in Ontario and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, 2018-2019.
Winter Photography: presentation and workshop at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and Ontario, including the Chester Art Centre, the Richmond Hill Camera Club and Etobicoke Camera Club, 2018-2019.
The Creative Edge: presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and Ontario, including the Richmond Hill
Camera Club, the Truro Image Makers and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter-Spring 2017.
Scenery and Secrets of a Landscape Photographer: presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and
Ontario, including the Toronto Camera Club and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter 2016.
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation: feature presenter for Shoreline Views workshop, March 2016.
Digital Manipulation, The Great 'Reality' Debate: presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and Ontario,
including the Toronto Camera Club and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter 2015.
Seminar Series Instructor, Vistek, Toronto ON: classroom seminars in Photoshop (Introductory, Advanced
Layers & Masks, Camera Raw) and Photography (Landscape, Exposure, Composition), 2010-2013.
Photoshop Instructor, Spark Photo Festival, Peterborough: Photoshop Layers & Masks workshop Jan 2015,
Introductory Photoshop workshop April 2013.
Presenter, Greater Toronto Council of Camera Clubs: entertaining AV shows and educational seminars about
Photography and Photoshop, presented to photographic groups across southern Ontario, 2008-2016.
Workshop Leader, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke: hands-on digital imaging workshops in Photoshop
and ProShow Gold AV software, 2010.
Workshop Leader and Instructor: photography field courses at Toronto Conservation Areas and home-based
Photoshop lessons tailored to small groups and individuals, 2009-2013.
Feature Presenter: events hosted by outdoor lifestyle, tourism and nature/environmental organizations
including Ontario Tourism, Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show, Parks Canada, Ontario Parks, The Bruce
Trail Conservancy, Nova Craft Canoe, The Great Lakes Sea Kayaking Association, Mountain Equipment
Co-op, public libraries, museums, paddling and hiking clubs, 2008-2013.
Awards and Competitions
Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council
2016 Designer Craft Show Best Body of Work, Summer 2016
Canadian Association for Photographic Arts (CAPA):
2016 Postcards: Honour Award
2015 Postcards: Honour Awards for all 4 of my submissions
2014 Greeting & Note Cards: 2nd Prize and 2 HMs
2014 Postcards: 1st Prize and an Honour Award
2013 Greeting and Note Cards: Best-in-Show, 1st Prize and 3 HMs
2013 Postcards: 1st Prize and 3HMs
2012 Greeting and Note Cards: 1st Prize and 3 HMs
2013 Annual Digital Competition: 3rd Prize and an Honour Award
Greater Toronto Council of Camera Clubs (GTCCC) Interclub Competition:
2013 Colour Prints: 1st Prize
2013 Monochrome Prints HM
2011 Pictorial 2nd Prize
Toronto International Salon: Colour & Monochrome Prints HM and 3 Acceptances 2013, Acceptances in Digital Pictorial 2014, 2016, 2017
Oxford International Salon 2013 Open Digital: 3 Acceptances
Competition Judge: CAPA training and GTCCC accreditation 2009; specialist in landscape, creative, prints, and AV photo-essays