Wednesday, September 29, 2010

TORONTO - At a retirement party for Case Ootes, right, former premier Mike Harris, left, is admonished by former mayor Mel Lastman for his decision to amalgamate the city. Ootes has been a city councillor in East York since 1988, and served as deputy mayor to Lastman after amalgamation in 1997. The party was a ticketed event at the York Reception Centre on Monday night, with half the $40 entrance fee going to the East York General Hospital fund. (Sept. 27, 2010)

About Me

I'm a photojournalist based in Toronto, Canada. I started working in the summer of 2010, shooting for weekly newspapers, magazines, and the web, after a year at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario. My background is in anthropology, and graduate studies took me to South America to look at social change and political empowerment. I try to bring together my anthropology and photography studies in my work, since at their best both are about looking closely to find revealing moments, so we can better understand one another's lives.