Iceland crossing photos and video

October 18, 2010Published Work, Uncategorized

In July, 2010, Alastair Humphreys and myself planned a trip across Iceland. The goal was to cross the entire island on foot and by raft, carrying all supplies needed. This unique transportation combination allowed us to explore parts of the country otherwise impossible to normally reach. Our route sampled the incredible geographical diversity of the country with … Read More

Poetry – one step at a time

October 17, 2010Uncategorized

21 days, 350 kms, 2 hikers, 2 classic poems of adventure and restless wandering Each day while crossing Iceland, Alastair Humphreys and myself recorded one another as our beards slowly grew, and as we lost a bit weight and a perhaps sanity as well. Ulysses from Bushtaxi on Vimeo. The Men Who Don’t Fit In … Read More

Product Review: Solar Charger for camera batteries

October 16, 2010Uncategorized

On this previous trip across Iceland, we needed to figure a way to recharge our camera batteries since we would be at least 3 weeks without electricity.  I brought a solar charger  on amazon from powerfilm (F15-600). Although it was useless on the countless rainy, overcast days, it could recharge a Canon 5d Mrk ii battery in … Read More

Now based in New York

June 28, 2010Uncategorized

A great year of living in Vancouver recently came to an end as we felt it was time to move on again. Just prior to leaving in May 2010, I was happy to complete three courses in publishing design, design for communication and typography at the Emily Carr University for Arts and Design. I am … Read More

Opening Day of Winter Olympics

February 24, 2010Uncategorized, Vancouver

February 12, 2010 marked the first day of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. This series of portraits were taken around downtown Vancouver during the 12 hours leading up to the opening ceremonies as the streets filled with fans, as well as demonstrators, all trying to make the day memorable and significant. Also included in this … Read More

foto jakta

February 17, 2010Uncategorized

I am pleased to be contributing to a festival of creative and documentary photography which will take place in the several cities in the Czech republic from the end of March to the start of April. Click on the link below if you will be in the area. http://fotojatka.cz/en.php

Happy New Years!

January 1, 2010Uncategorized, Vancouver

Polar Bear Swim from herwigphoto Wishing you all the best in 2010. A great year and a fun decade has passed for which I am thankful for all the brilliant memories. For the moment we are still in Vancouver but will likely be on the move again somewhere new soon, but no real plan yet. … Read More

Liberia photobook

December 17, 2009Liberia, Uncategorized

A collection of some of my favorite images from the last three years in Liberia are in this 80 page photobook. Hope you enjoy! Click here to order a copy   Blurb Liberia from herwigphoto