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Gordon Ross Photography

20 Sep 2019

Tattoo Plus You, A Photo Story of Body Ink

Tattoo Plus You, A Photo Story of Body Ink is a photographic project that explores tattoos and why people get them. I am passionate about photographing people and art, so the chance to photograph two of my favourite inspirations was irresistible. But that’s only the half of it. The other half is that I found a lot of tattoo photography to be overly sensational and despite seeing some great art, I rarely got the story about the person.  Tattoo Plus […]

20 Jul 2010

The Big Day Up was here …

The Big Day Up has come and gone. Great feelings and images remain. Click here to check them out.

17 Jul 2010
16 Jul 2010

Vancouver Island Music Fest Rocks

Vancouver Island Music Fest has come and gone, but the images remain. I was invited to photograph this amazing festival. Something for everyone as I hope you’ll glean from this collection of images in this gallery: Vancouver Island Music Festival Check out the festival’s website.

09 Jul 2010

Island Music Fest grooves… check out the images…

Another fine festival has come and gone but the images go on… The lineup was stellar with some of my faves being Little Feat (fine fine fine), The Baskery, The Don Anderson Trio, Po’ Girl… And then there are the wondering performance artists, the awesome international cuisine, fine beer, great weather, a river with beautiful swimming holes… on and on … Check out the gallery here. Check out the festival here: http://www.islandmusicfest.com/

09 Jul 2010

Check out this story about our Yukon Expedition in the Whitehorse Star

http://whitehorsestar.com/archive/story/big-5-kayak-challenge-crew-to-tackle-yukon-river/

09 Jul 2010

Yukon Expedition — hear the CBC interview from Whitehorse.

http://www.cbc.ca/airplay/2010/06/padddling-team-adds-yukon-river-to-big-five-challenge.html

08 Jul 2010

To The Arctic Circle … A Yukon River Chronicle

The Klondike Gold Rush, Diamond Tooth Gerty, The Chilkoot Trail, Dawson City, Sourdoughs — if these names are familiar to you, it’s probably because of the amazing events that happened on the Yukon River in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The river itself is the fourth largest by volume in North America and has one of the largest drainage areas of any river on the continent. It’s a smooth, fast flowing, high volume river that meanders through some of […]

29 May 2010

Lauren Woolstencroft – 5 X Gold Para-Olympian

I took this shot for the Globe and Mail back on March 24th. The photo was a front cover shot / story about Lauren’s phenomenal accomplishments at the 2010 Whistler Para-Olympics. The story was entitled, Canada’s Golden Girl and can be viewed here, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/canadas-golden-girl/article1511256/ The idea that we tried to convey was that she was on top of the world …. hence the photo on a mountain top, in this case atop Mount Washington, BC, Canada.

24 Mar 2010

Front page Globe and Mail image and story of Lauren Woolstencroft

Check out http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/canadas-golden-girl/article1511256/ for the story on this amazing athlete.

22 Feb 2010

2010 Olympics & The Snow Leopard

Canon International have lent me their latest gear (cameras and lenses) for the duration of the Olympics. Basically, as a pro Canon shooter (and Nikon offers a similar service as well), you can show up to the Olympics without any kit and shoot with the latest gear. Cool.