Erinn Locke climbing Yellow Fever at Flatrock, Newfoundland.
Far from the Rocky Mountains, out on the eastern edge of the country you’ll find the small but busy Newfoundland and Labrador Section of the ACC. On one weekend in August, at one of the most unique and spectacular climbing crags in Canada, you’ll find the annual Flatrock Climbing Festival – the biggest event in Newfoundland climbing. This year’s festival ran Saturday August 16.
The seaside cliffs in the fishing village of Flatrock, Newfoundland, 30km north of St. John’s, were first identified as a potential crag in the early 1990’s by a very small group of local climbers and have been used and developed ever since by the growing local climbing community. It has become the prime climbing area in the province with more than 40 routes on four different crags as well as plenty of bouldering set in dramatic coastal scenery. ….MORE on the ACC website
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Shooting winter fashion on the streets of St. John’s for The Headroom. Yeah, it was cold.
© 2014 GREG LOCKE
Congratulations to Andrew and Rebekkah! This was our last wedding of the season on a blustery Fall day at Cape Spear, Newfoundland, the most eastern point in North America. © 2014 GREG LOCKE
Evening climbing with Erinn at Flatrock, Newfoundland. © 2014 Greg Locke.
Well, summer is over and its time to get back to work. Caterpillar invited us to head out on the road and shoot for them again this year and after the fun we had last year we dropped everything and said YES! Be sure to get your 2015 calendar. Photo by Greg Locke © 2014
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Tagged commercial, greg, industrial, locke, newfoundland, photo, photography, professional, St Johns
We’re very pleased to have on eof our mummers photos on the cover of Dale Jarvis‘ new book, Any Mummers ‘lowed in? – Christmas Mummering Traditions in Newfoundland and Labrador. Check out Dale’s website for all things folklore in Newfoundland.
To be released this fall by Flanker Press in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Congratulations all on a fine piece of work!
A portrait of musician and composer Timothy Benton Roark in Logy Bay, Newfoundland on his wedding day. © 2014 Greg Locke
The River Guardian
Had a little time and were sitting around the office so Erinn and I decided to go try out some new lighting tricks …but it can never be just another lighting test. It has to be a production. Erinn outdid herself with the concept, costuming and makeup. We lit up that river with a bunch of Nikon Speedlights including a couple underwater in watertight containers. This was our second go at putting remote fired flashes under water. We now await a client and assignment to put it into serious use ….anyone? Photos by Greg Locke © 2014. Model: Erinn Locke. Assisted by Susan Locke and Curtis Jones.
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Tagged commercial, conceptual, creative, flash, guardian, newfoundland, Nikon, photography, professional, river, Speedlights, underwater
Last week, jammed between Sound Symposium and the construction video project, I got asked to do a portrait of Mr. Clyde Wells, esteemed jurist, former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and recently retired as Chief Justice of the Newfoundland Supreme Court. There was little time and our schedules were not lining up but there was no way I was going to turn it down. As a news photographer in the 90’s I covered him when he was the Premier during the Meech Lake debates, hard economic times in the province and followed him around on a few election campaigns. We also crossed professional paths in his private life as a lawyer and while he was Chief Justice in the Newfoundland Supreme Court. He was always the gentleman and one of the few civil and rational voices in the savagery known as Newfoundland politics. This was my first chance to do a proper portrait. Thank you Mr. Wells. It was my pleasure.
Photo by Greg Locke © 2014
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This is classic Sound Symposium. Davida Monk and Bill Horist performing Putting on The Ice Shirt at the LSPU Hall on Day 4 of Sound Symposium XVII in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Photo by Greg Locke © 2014
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