Work Sample: Portrait

Work Sample: Portrait

Springtime means… prom time! This photo of a young couple before their high school prom was taken in Halifax’s Historic Public Gardens (Nova Scotia). It was a drizzly, overcast day, but that didn’t stop these young lovers (or the hundreds of other couples) from posing for the camera.

Work Sample: Power of the Ocean

Work Sample: Power of the Ocean

Growing up in Nova Scotia, the ocean has never been far away. Much of my childhood and adolescence was spent on the sandy (and sometimes rocky) beaches of the cold North Atlantic Ocean, marveling at the sheer power of the waves and the surfers who dared take them on. This photo shows the power of … Continue reading

Work Sample: Double Page Magazine Article

Work Sample: Double Page Magazine Article

As part of the design course for my PR diploma, we created a visually attractive double page magazine article – including original story, photos and layout. For my article, I interviewed an inspiring local business owner who – after successfully overcoming significant obstacles – came to discover what her passion truly was: yoga. She’s a … Continue reading

Work Sample: Soldier’s Wife, circa 1869

Work Sample: Soldier’s Wife, circa 1869

Catching a glimpse of a soldier’s wife walking past the Halifax Citadel’s guardroom. Wait, a soldier’s wife? That’s right! The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site comes alive every summer with reenactments demonstrating how life was back in 1869 when the 78th Highlanders (a Scottish regiment) were stationed at the fort. Fun fact: I occasionally donned … Continue reading

Work Sample: International Printmaking Exhibition

Work Sample: International Printmaking Exhibition

The One World International Printmaking Exhibition landed at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Waterfront Campus from February 15 to March 1, 2010. And I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to work on the communications products for the opening night. Products included the invitations, posters and media kits materials. To view my media … Continue reading

Chitchat: Rally against the system

Yet here I am. Joining it at my own will. The system I’m referring to? The social media/sharing/networking world. A world I have casually shrugged off for several years now, despite being a Millenial and completing a post-grad diploma in PR (where all things web-related was top-of-mind subject matter). So, why now? Why, for self-promotion, … Continue reading