Design Guy

The Design Guy blog features articles on design, creativity, commercial photography, tech, tips, and life. I add to this journal as the mood takes me.

I am also an avid landscape photographer based in Niagara, Canada. This site is the home of my personal photography project, Somewhere In Niagara, in which I travel the back roads and trails to discover the hidden beauty of the Niagara Peninsula. Enjoy.


Bride with bouquet
Photography

Breathe

There are many things that can, and often do, go wrong at a wedding. One possibility that most don’t worry […]

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Here Comes Halloween design from GYST Services
Design

Here Comes Halloween

As I type the second week of September is ending. Which means that Halloween is over six weeks away. So

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Wedding sampler book
Design, Photography

More Changes

Just a quick update to say that as part of the site makeover I have reorganised the menu system and

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Sunrise at Reebs Bay
Design Guy, Photography

Sunrise At Reebs Bay

Reebs Bay is popular with locals, horse riding groups, and passing beachcombers. It tends be quieter than other local beaches,

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A small plane on the tarmac at an airport.
Photography

Plane

Just an image of a plane ready to go. Nothing to see here, move along. share this:

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Corn Dollies
Design Guy, Life

Repurposing

Tomorrow sees the annual Port Colborne Optimist Club garage sale and book giveaway. Details on that community event are on

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Canl Days Fireworks
Design Guy, Technology

New Look

Visitors might have noticed site content jumping around as I worked on the new look. Still tweaking. I’m a lot

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Two horses and a barn
Photography

Editing Style

The camera is important. The technique is important. The editing style is most important. Any competent photographer can take a

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60's TV Scene editing style
Design Guy, Photography

And ‘Scene’

I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. This desaturated edit suits both the image and my mood. I wanted the style for

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Marshville Heritage Festival 2023
Design Guy, Life

Marshville Heritage Festival

Each labour day weekend the Marshville Heritage Fesitval takes visitors back to the 1800’s and revisits simpler (though harder) times,

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