Exploring the creative process

I’m on an ongoing journey to understand and explore the process of creativity and how it powers the world. I believe that we all need to and want to exercise creativity in our lives and in our work, solving problems and creating unique and compelling solutions individually as well as in collaboration with others.

If you’re here for the first time or wondering who I am, I invite you to read a little about me and what drives me. You can also check out my official bio. Thanks for visiting my site.

Recent 2019 projects

  • In January I was in Prince Edward Island photographing red foxes
  • I launched the Creativity at Scale YouTube channel
  • At the end of January and in February I was in Japan photographing street scenes and other sights in Tokyo and other urban centres and photographing landscapes and wildlife in Hokkaido
  • I was in Banff for some night sky photography, winter landscapes and a bit of wildlife photography
  • I was in Kenya and Tanzania looking for wildlife in Amboseli National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, and the Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • I performed in four great concerts, four with the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra and two with the Ottawa Klezmer Band
  • I camped on the sea ice in Baffin Bay near Qikiqtarjuaq, around 68 degrees north, looking for polar bears
  • I was back in Prince Edward Island to photograph fox kits in the spring
  • I taught a new course on creativity in Carleton University’s continuing education program in May and June
  • I was in Khutzeymateen Provincial Park in British Columbia to photograph grizzly bears
  • I was in Alaska photographing brown bears in Lake Clark and Katmai National Parks

Upcoming 2019 projects

Summer

  • Svalbard (around 80 degrees north) looking for polar bears, arctic foxes, and other arctic wildlife during the endless days of midnight sun
  • Norway looking for reindeer, musk ox, and moose in Dovrefjell National Park and looking for great landscapes on the way back to Oslo
  • We’ll be announcing the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra’s 2019-2020 season around this time

Fall

  • Northern Manitoba looking for polar bears, grizzly bears, black bears including colour phase bears, moose, wolves, caribou, and more
  • Chilcotin country looking for grizzlies and other wildlife
  • Zambia at two different locations photographing wildlife
  • Botswana looking for wildlife in Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta
  • South Africa at some special locations photographing wildlife
  • Churchill, Manitoba looking for polar bears, red foxes (including hopefully some cross foxes), arctic foxes, willow and rock ptarmigan, gyrfalcons, and more

2020

  • I’ll be presenting a new festival/conference in Ottawa that I hope to announce in summer or fall 2019

Photographing wildlife in the winter

Playing flamenco guitar

Playing jazz

Speaking about the process of creativity