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Hamilton in Summertime

  I’ve always been a booster for my home town, even when it was known as a steel town. After all, there’s no shame in that. The bones of this country are made of steel, so Canada owes a debt of gratitude to this lunchbox city. And now that ‪Hamilton,...

Stars above and stars below

I drove half an hour and hiked 10 minutes through a pitch-black forest to see the fireflies in this meadow. Then I realized what a perfect night it was to photograph these dimly-flickering bugs. It was the night of the summer equinox. The sky was clear, the stars were...

Tew’s Falls aerial tour

Well, I’ve gone and done it. I’ve upgraded my Vision 2 Plus drone to the new Vision 3 Professional. For the past couple of days I’ve been putting it through its paces, trying to figure out what is new and different about it. So far, so good. The...

Revisiting the Big Island of Hawaii

I’m a big fan of the Big Island of Hawaii. It has everything I love in a destination: friendly people, gorgeous weather, great food and epic landscapes. I brought my new Sigma 50mm f1.4 ART lens with me. I’d heard good things about this lens from online...

Reaching for nü heights in a hot air balloon

  Laura Hollick and I were at it again, reaching for new heights in our latest photo/video collaboration. This time, we took a ride in a hot air balloon, which has been one of Laura’s life-long dreams. Our flight lasted about an hour and reached about 5,000...

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Random thoughts about photography

“I try to treat every photograph--whether it's a headshot, glamour photo, product photo, landscape, architecture--as if it's art. To me, that means allowing the scene to flow through me and be affected by my own personal filters of experience, perception and skills before I capture the image.“

Kevin Thom
Photographer