Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Expression of self through boudoir

Kaylin Dickie and business partner, Megan Andrus smiled knowingly at one another as they sat around the wooden dining room table of a Victorian Airbnb they had booked to use as a temporary boudoir photography studio.   I’d asked if they had a favourite boudoir shoot they could tell me about.  “Our girl,” they responded simultaneously. …

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Nocturne: Art at Night, creating wonder and awe

Alexandra Sweny, Visual editor; Carter Hutton and Louise Andrews Halifax Waterfront NovaScotia Crystal opened up the doors of their waterfront location to the public, giving tours and detailed explanations of their crystal making process. NovaScotia Crystal is the only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal manufacturer in Canada. Nocturne was the perfect opportunity to have a closer look…

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The Photography Issue

If you’re reading this, chances are your experience with looking at photographs goes as far as double-tapping a picture that you like and moving on. There’s nothing wrong with that. This issue of the Dalhousie Gazette invites you to slow down and take your time, as the paper takes you through the work of five…

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First Contributor Meeting


Come and see what the Gazette’s all about at our first contributor meeting! You can talk to our editors, sign up for stories or pitch your own. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! PS We don’t JUST do writing – you can come to do photography, video, illustrations, graphics, creative, or whatever other skills you may have or…

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Picture this: affordable professional headshots in a snap

A Halifax-based photographer has designed and launched a user-friendly photo booth that allows individuals to take professional business headshots in under ten minutes. Sue Siri, creator of the Iris Booth, has specialized in taking high-end business portraits for the past ten years, but she is now stepping aside to let her clients do the work…

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Why it’s cool to be a poser

What’s a surfing trip without an equally long photo shoot? (Photo supplied)

Halifax is an incredible city for us posers. There are endless opportunities to talk the talk, dress the part and just feel cool doing it. What better time than fall, the most picturesque time of the year, to get out there, to do something cool, take a bunch of pictures of yourself doing it, and…

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All-access pass

By Sarah Minty, Arts Contributor   To gain behind the scenes access to your favourite films, you typically need a VIP pass. But ViewPoint Gallery on Barrington Street is taking a different approach this month and providing access to areas of the film industry we don’t usually see. Behind the Scenes is the latest guest exhibition…

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Photos can be faked

Two children play soccer on a field in Africa. But this is no regular game of soccer. Instead of a ball, they play with a skull. Instead of tattered clothes, they wear uniforms and machine gun belts. The game is played on a preverbal field of death. Does this picture truly show the horrors of…

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