1. Just go shoot. 

    The Pigeon Park market is 2 blocks away from my apartment and every Sunday I often find myself walking down and loitering around Carrall street for a few hours or two. This is a people watching playground, my overwhelming curiosity pulls me in and the high tide of characters keeps me under.

     
  2. Press conferences are known to be rather dry, boring and most of the time irrelevant. This is especially true visually. However, that being said press conferences are a crucial communicative link between the general population and the source of the news. 

    The public release of the the long awaited Missing Women’s Inquiry was neither dry, boring and certainly very relevant.

    Greif stricken mothers and family members of women who were slaughtered by serial killer Robert Pickton where overcome with emotion at the findings. Along with commissioner Wally Oppal, Attorney General Shirley Bond was fighting back tears.

     
  3. A man looks out the window of the Balmoral Hotel on East Hastings in Vancouver, British Columbia during a protest on June 2, 2012. (Photo by Ben Nelms)

    Vancouver, B.C .: May 10, 2012 — B.C Premier Christy Clark is pictured in the Premier’s office in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 10, 2012. (BEN NELMS for National Post)

    Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Joe Cannon makes a save against the Seattle Sounders during the second half of their MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia May 19, 2012.   REUTERS/Ben Nelms    (CANADA)

    Michael Antoine (R) wastes time during a lunch break with friend Sebastian Austin (L) in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 10, 2012. Both students are part of the Street Front Alternative Program at Britannia Secondary School which is for at-risk youth uses running to keep students in school.  (BEN NELMS for The Globe and Mail)

    Vancouver Whitecaps Toronto FC during the first half of the Amway Canadian Championship final in Vancouver, British Columbia May 16, 2012.   REUTERS/Ben Nelms    (CANADA)

    Vancouver, B.C .: May 23, 2012 — Barbara Mitchell is a university professor of gerontology and author of “The Boomerang Age, a book about family finances when adult children move back home.She is pictured at the SFU downtown campus in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 23, 2012. (BEN NELMS for National Post)

    Murray Sogen (L) and Tak Sasaki practice MMA while sparring at Tactix Gym Vancouver, British Columbia on May 7, 2012.  (BEN NELMS for The Globe and Mail)