Photography: Product shoot

Photography: Product shoot

I was recently asked to photograph the Consulate-General of Japan’s extensive collection of fake plastic food for a cultural catalogue they are putting together. What follows are some of my favourite photos from the shoot.

Food Photography: The Danish Pastry Shop

Food Photography: The Danish Pastry Shop

Hansen’s Danish Pastry Shop has been a fixture on Pape Ave., just south of Cosburn, for more than fifty years. Recently they were hoping to move their cult following online via the creation of a Facebook page. I have been working with them for about two months now to document their stock and to help … Continue reading

Photography: Stage – Urinetown Dress Rehearsal

Photography: Stage – Urinetown Dress Rehearsal

To provide StageWorks Toronto with shots that they could use for promotional materials and reviews, I photographed the dress rehearsal of their 2012 production, Urinetown. Anyone interested in ordering a set of production stills can contact me directly at nmdjones@gmail.com.

Photography: Stage – Front of House

Photography: Stage – Front of House

As part of my ongoing work with StageWorks Toronto, I have provided them with portraits of the cast and crew for their 2012 production of Urinetown. They will be using these photos to create a Front of House board profiling the actors and their characters. When taking the portraits, my goal was to keep them … Continue reading

Video: Stage – Promotional (Urinetown)

Video: Stage – Promotional (Urinetown)

I’ve begun creating new promotional videos for this year’s StageWorks Toronto production, Urinetown, including footage from rehearsals and a video recap of a recent fundraising event.

Photography: Fundraiser Event

Photography: Fundraiser Event

I am working with StageWorks Toronto again this year to photograph and create videos of their 2012 production, Urinetown. They’ve asked me to photograph some events and rehearsals before the actual run of the show to help them with promoting the production. The following photographs were taken at a comedy cabaret fundraiser event this weekend … Continue reading

Video: Documentary-style (Montreal Protests)

Video: Documentary-style (Montreal Protests)

The following video was put together from footage I’d shot of student protests in Montreal on Tuesday May 22nd. I had gone downtown with some friends to find dinner and to take a look at the sinkhole that had appeared in the middle of Sherbrooke, just out front of McGill campus. I had no intention … Continue reading

Photography: Stage – Rehearsal

Photography: Stage – Rehearsal

I have once again been hired by StageWorks Toronto to provide promotional photography services for their 2012 production of “Urinetown.” The following are photos from various rehearsals:  

Writing: Children’s Lit

Writing: Children’s Lit

Collaborating with a friend who was also an exceptional artist, I wrote a children’s book entitled The Tale of Otto the Octopus. As the artist in question worked primarily in watercolours and had a fascination for undersea life (with cephalopods being particular favourites), we elected to use an undersea theme for the book. I had … Continue reading

Writing: Modern Myths

Writing: Modern Myths

While working in Japan, I wrote a series of articles for the monthly e-zine, the Polestar, published by the Hokkaido Association for Japanese Exchange Teachers (HAJET). Each month saw many articles and photographs contributed by teachers throughout Hokkaido detailing how they were getting on in Japanese society. For my own submissions, I wanted to contribute … Continue reading