Kate O’Brien

    I love how her arm is halting the fabric in mid air. I bought a beautiful indian fabric years ago and was waiting until my studio was finished to create something wonderful with it.   I asked Kate to twirl and play with the fabric, and I shot this just as it was […]

Mike Holmes during a shoot

Mike Holmes, Enmax

Mike Holmes and I have some fun after his Enmax photo supporting their solar panels in Calgary in 2011.

Megan Wisser

I love the light as well as the delicacy in this photo as Megan Wisser, a steamfitter/pipe fitter apprentice, is seen touching up a project in the SAIT shop in Calgary. Credit Postmedia

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C of Red – Calgary Flames

C of Red

I took this picture a little while ago, but I thought it deserved a mention in my blog. What made this picture for me was when 2 yr old London Danforth walked in front of my camera on his way to seeing his first Flames game at the Saddledome, the look on his face, and […]

Country music star Paul Brandt having fun

Paul Brandt having fun with Calgary Herald photographer

I was photographing country music star Paul Brandt as he was filling shoe boxes to send to children in Haiti during the Samaritan’s Purse volunteer day, when he grabbed a camera and started shooting me as I was shooting him. He had a great sense of humor and was a pleasure to work with during […]

Grocery shopping

Grocery shopping

Sometimes it can be difficult to find an interesting picture in a mundane photo assignment. This time hard work paid off as I found an interesting angle. Long time volunteers with the Kerby Centre grocery program is Gerrit and Elma de Leeuw loading up their car with groceries in Calgary. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary […]

Diva Dog – Margaux

On a hot summer day I had an assignment to shoot how dogs lounged around and had fun in the summer months. Mastiff Margaux was a beautiful, extremely large Mastiff who was modelling summer goods for her owner Melissa Sikic. Not only was Margaux extremely shy (I think she thought she was a small dog […]

Exposure Calgary Herald

Christina Ryan

Top pictures of 2010: Herald Photographer Christina Ryan By: Christina Ryan Well, 2010 went by in a blur, and I am not quite sure where the months have gone. After looking through a years worth of photos, I have included some of my favourites, but also some anecdotes of some of my assignments, like my […]