Best of 2010

It’s a little late, but what the heck. I’ve never done a full year recap on my blog – only a summer recap in photos – probably because it’s very time-consuming. But this year was pretty special, with a lot of news-worthy items to share, so… let’s get started. January I did a contract gig from January to March for AdHack. Some of you might … Continue reading Best of 2010

The Switch from Pentax K100D to Nikon D90

A few years ago, I won a Pentax K100D, my first DSLR (like Mother, like Daughter!), and that is when I started to fall in love with photography. I didn’t know a thing at first, except for maybe the rule of thirds, but I happened to take decent pictures now and again without even really trying. I taught myself, along with a little help from … Continue reading The Switch from Pentax K100D to Nikon D90

New Design Stuff for Wesley

I am still looking for a full-time job, but I have to say, this contract stuff is a lot of fun. I am working hard, and loving every minute of it! Taking photos, editing in Photoshop, designing marketing pieces, making promotional videos – I feel more creative right now than I have in a long time. Let’s start with Wesley,Β  your Burnaby Condo Pro! In … Continue reading New Design Stuff for Wesley

Greg “FBT” Mueller Video

While working at Alex Lee PR (which is a blast, by the way!), I have been able to work on my video-making skills to help promote our client, Canadian professional poker player Greg “Full-Blown Tilt” Mueller. Greg has the opportunity to be one of the only Canadians to play in the 2010 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions. To make it into the tournament, … Continue reading Greg “FBT” Mueller Video

My Olympics Project: The Olys

For the past few weeks, I have been doing some contract work at AdHack. It started out as an internship, and I was to write some case studies on the results of past clients who had used AdHack’s services, but it turned into something more. The Olys When the case studies were almost finished, James suggested doing an Olympic ad contest over the course of … Continue reading My Olympics Project: The Olys

Shaking things up

Some of you may have already heard that I recently started working part-time for my older brother Wesley, who is a real estate agent for RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside. I am assisting with his marketing efforts, including everything from social networking sites, e-mail newsletters, and design projects like postcards and other direct mail pieces. My first project as Wes’ new Marketing Manager (I totally just … Continue reading Shaking things up

Blubird Royale, Fashion & Casino Night

On Tuesday, June 30th, I’m going to helping out at a really exciting event called Blubird Royale. It’s a ladies only casino themed party, sponsored by Blubird Clothing and hosted at V Lounge at Earls Yaletown. My sister-in-law‘s good friend and professional female poker player, Lacey Jones, will be in attendance and giving poker lessons to any ladies who are interested. (If you’re looking for … Continue reading Blubird Royale, Fashion & Casino Night

V @ Earls Yaletown – Grand Opening Party

Last night I was one of the lucky folks who got an invite to the grand opening party for V, which is the new vodka lounge located upstairs at Earls Yaletown. My friend Amanda is the Marketing Manager there, and she was kind enough to extend the invitation to some of her family and friends. So first of all, from the moment I got there, … Continue reading V @ Earls Yaletown – Grand Opening Party