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John Wester
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Life is complex; it has real and imaginary parts...
Life is complex; it has real and imaginary parts...

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I’m pleased to announce the publication of my latest photobook, “Working Stiffs: The People”. This is a collection of images is dedicated to the men and women who get things done.

You know, the ones who deliver the beer, make sure the traffic flows, make sure that the lads don’t get out of control. The ones who build our buildings, clean our streets and catch our fish — the overlooked, the unseen, the ignored, the spoken down to — are the ones without whom our urban world would quickly grind to a halt.

You can see it here:

http://www.blurb.com/b/7766760-working-stiffs

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Zis iz zee castle of my master, Guy de Lombard!
Well, not really, but this is photograph a friend of mine made while he was skiving rather than being at the conference he was supposed to be at. He'd posted it on a private board after doing some tinkering and I thought to myself: "Hang on, I think we can ...

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Big Alberta Sky

Porcupine Hills near Pincher Creek

Blog Post here:

http://intothefoto.blogspot.ca/2016/08/big-alberta-sky.html
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Big Alberta Sky
You’ll notice that rather than a photograph next to the lead-in paragraph I’ve embedded a YouTube link to an Ian Tyson song “Land of Shining Mountains”. I’ve been listening to that old cowpoke quite a bit and there is lot in his body of work that resonates ...

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Food for thought. 

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Working Stiffs
It's been a while since I've written anything about, let done anything with a backlog of images dating to summer of last year. First some background. My day job was (note the use of the word was) working as a flight coordinator for a charter airline. The ai...

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We can learn a lot from these old military training films. Compared to what passes as training videos today these are clear, concise and cover the material in such a way that the technical aspects of the material is understood. 

As I find them, I'll keep adding links

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A very thoughtful and poetic presentation.

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