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Ironman Colin Hackett for LEAP Magazine (Alberta Cancer Foundation)

Thomas & I have had the pleasure of working in the past on some great projects with Venture Publishing, and in particular, their publication LEAP Magazine, which is done for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.   The two shoots which appeared in the Spring issue of LEAP were no exception, in fact, I think they might be the most meaningful time we've spent ...
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Cooper + O’Hara Demo Editorial Photography at NAIT

A couple weeks ago we were invited to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) to do a lecture and demo for the Photography program. Specifically we were asked to talk about Editorial photography. We were incredibly excited to teach and share some of our knowledge.   In addition to lecturing about what opportunities exist in the world of editorial …

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Brad Goertz – Nomadic Infrastructure Labs

We met Brad of Nomadic Infrastructure Labs at the the Tete Jaune design show in early November. He designs and makes custom furniture and other commissions like counters and tables for commercial spaces.  His passion for working with wood, as well as having a background in philosophy made for interesting conversation.   Last week we made it out to his workspace in …

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Cesar – Everything Edmonton

Cooper and O’Hara recently had a chance to go to Fort Edmonton park with the Nait photographic technologies program.  We were asked to come and set up an editorial shoot for the students so they could see how we worked.  After walking around the park trying to find a subject we happened upon Cesar.  Cesar is a wood worker at …

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Keg N’ Cork Liquor – Everything Edmonton

Another Everything Edmonton update! Here are some photographs taken of The Keg N’ Cork Liquor Company. They’re currently our personal favourite store to find craft beer in Edmonton. They have 700 different beers in their Das Cooler. Lionel (the man featured below) was telling me it’s probably closer to 900 now, but it takes awhile to do a recount!   …

Introducing…The Recipe Book

Have you ever seen a picture and thought, ” I would love to be able to create that look with my camera”?  Have you ever tried to cook a dinner and thought, “I could never do this without a recipe”?  Then you have come to the right place!  Starting today Cooper and O’Hara will be releasing recipes every Thursday for …