Finding our WayHome: My Favourite Captures From a Spellbinding Festival

WayHome is a spellbinding festival. For anyone that's ever attended, it's tacitly understood as magic. Having the opportunity to be an official photographer for the festival means the world. Here are some of my favourite snaps as shared by WayHome festival from Vance Joy, Schoolboy Q, Death From Above, Imagine Dragons, Flume, Cage The Elephant…

Courtney + Chris: From Proposal at WayHome to the Changing of Seasons at Blue Mountain

Here's a story. This goes back to June of this year. I was working as a photographer covering Field Trip Music Festival. As I was running from the end of Jazz Cartier's set to cover The National, I notice a couple messing around by the illuminated FIELD TRIP sign. A few beats later, the guy…

WayHome in Photos: Major Lazer, Arcade Fire, Haim and a Wedding Proposal

A year ago I got serious about music photography. I shot my first festival for Field Trip. I was hooked. And after shooting 4 festivals this year so far, I was asked to be a staff photographer for WayHome Festival, arguably Ontario's best music festival. A true honour. There's always a magic feeling at a good…

A Portrait of 2015: Friends, Bandits and Rock Stars

It's become a tradition. For the last few years I've posted my favourite portraits of that respective year. Like 2014. And 2013. This year got gnarly. To be paid for photo gigs now was the biggest difference of 2015. As the teens say, blessed. But seriously, I fucking love to shoot. Here are some of…

The Way Through WayHome: A Photographic Journey into a New Music Festival

An inaugural three-day musical festival with bands and artists such as Neil Young, Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, Modest Mouse, alt-J, St. Vincent, Run the Jewels, Future Islands and July Talk couldn't be passed up. Especially with a camera in hand. WayHome Festival was an absolute success across the board. No lines for beer, food or…

Day 2 of WayHome Festival in Photos feat. Run the Jewels, Modest Mouse, Broken Social Scene and Kendrick Lamar

It was supposed to rain all day. It didn't. In fact, it was beauty 90% of the day for Day 2 of WayHome. Here's what I saw. To use any of these photos, please contact me. Like usual, click any photo to open in the viewer.

Day 1 of WayHome Festival in Photos with alt-j, Future Islands, The Decemberists and Neil Young

What a day. I'll be posting photos from the inaugural WayHome Festival for the next couple days. Having a photo pass makes an adventure with beauty friends and wild bands (read: alt-j, Neil Young, The Decemberists, Gaslight Anthem, and Future Islands) that much more wild. Here are some snaps from Day 1 of WayHome. Click…