Gelada Baboon, northern Ethiopia This shot of a gelada baboon was published in July’s Audubon Magazine as part of a story on the geladas’ vocalizations and its resemblance to human speech. Years ago while I was guiding in northern Ethiopia, I had the chance to go into the Semien Mountains in the Ethiopian Highlands. Also known as the Roof of Africa, per sq. km. it’s the highest chunk of land on the continent. I took this shot at about 3000 meters […]
Nootka Island, BC’s West Coast Paradise Nootka is one of the spectacular gems of British Columbia’s wild west coast. Recently, Mike Blake of Sea Peak Adventures and I did some hiking along the coast. The boat journey to Nootka began with a 45-minute run out of Gold River. We arrived in Plumper Harbour on Nootka, where we took some gnarly logging roads across the island to our accommodations at Nootka Island Cabins. The cabins are located at Beano Creek, which is named […]
An Intro Video Workshop Have you ever wondered how to use the video button on your camera or cell phone? This intro video workshop is an amazing opportunity to find out just what you can do with that button. On Tuesday, July 9, come join video pro Steve Ray for a beginners look at making videos using iPhones, Android devices, point-&-shoot cameras and digital cameras (DSLRs). If you want to jump-start your video knowledge, this is the session for you. […]
The KISS: A Collective Photography Project at Elevate the Arts Bounded only by your creativity and a few guidelines, come participate in a fun,loving and sexy photography project that explores the age-old act of the kiss. As part of Elevate the Arts you’ll be able to find me in Simms Alley (behind Whale’s Tails Toys) tonight (Friday) at 5pm. I’ll be there to give a brief workshop about this very cool photo happening. Bring your camera, your imagination and get […]
Having Fun with Studio Portrait Photography Studio portrait photography—it’s fun and creative for everyone involved. Take Nick for example. He contacted us for some professional head-shots for use on his website. He also needed a different set of images for use on social media sites, but he didn’t want a standard look. Nick isn’t a mainstream-kind-of-guy so he came prepared to experiment with props and changes of clothes. Fun. I love consulting with my clients before our session, but you really […]
Welcome. I'm a Comox Valley photographer based out of my photography studio in TinTown, Courtenay, BC, Canada.
I love to tell stories with dynamic images and I specialize in portraiture, sports-action, lifestyle and travel photography. Check out my portfolio and my photo stories.
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"The artistry of Gordon’s work is that his photographs illustrate truths about his subject matter that wouldn’t otherwise be seen."
- Mac Newton, The Asana Room
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