Author: Simon Ratcliffe

Capturing Essence This journey with portrait photography is fascinating. Capturing my client’s essence is at the very core of what I’m trying to achieve. I feel so privileged to have folk trust me with this task. I love this creative process. There is something immensely satisfying with being able to portray the very feelings of […]

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Tips for Night Photography It can be tricky taking photographs at night. Photography is all about chasing light. At night time our opportunities are limited by the very nature of the darkness. However, together with the challenges come terrific creative opportunities. With tonight’s Illuminate Yaletown, there is even a photographic competition. I’ll be out helping […]

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Shelley & Jessica The love is palpable – what a wedding! Three hundred of us lucky souls have gathered at the Pipe Shop at Lonsdale Quay to witness this beautiful event. Such a feeling of joy fills this gorgeous venue. I am moved to tears as vows are exchanged. I’m not the official photographer, just […]

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Resilience Brad Marsden calls – I’d met him a few weeks back when he presented a gut-wrenching and powerful workshop about residential schools. Not something I was particularly excited about attending, I knew it would be difficult to hear, but I decided it was something I wanted to do. The workshop was being put on by […]

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Facebook Twitter Google-plus Linkedin Instagram https://youtu.be/mGeBB1cszvo My adventure begins in Vancouver – taking the ferry across to Victoria is always such a great way to start any journey.  From Victoria I take a leisurely drive to Beaver Lake Resort.  This beautiful little place is so well run.  I even made a video in the bathroom, I was so impressed!  I […]

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