Attenyo Obina at Dynamite Boxing Club, where she trains three times a week, in Calgary. Obina is a survivor of domestic violence, and uses her fights to call attention to violence against women.
Liz Tompkins sits inside the door of her vintage camper van, which she travelled around Mexico for a whole year in. With her family of 4 packed inside, it was a crowded and memorable trip.
Brandon Mandel, who started Brandell Diesel Inc., seen at his new facility for servicing diesel trucks in Calgary. Mandel moved the company in April into a larger workshop to accommodate an influx of work.
Av Anderson, they/them. “Being trans is more than just waking up in a body you’re dissatisfied with everyday. It’s existing in a world that doesn’t seem to have room for you everyday. I’m gendered everywhere I go, people have a fixation on gendering everyone around them and unfortunately, even with my ambiguous appearance, I’m no exception.”
Zahra Karmali poses inside her shipping container turned community project store with a cup of TAK tea on 17th Avenue S.E. in Calgary.
Sean MacDonald, recent winner of the San Pellegrino Best Young Chef Award in Canada, poses for a portrait at Market Restaurant in Calgary on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
Interior designer Amanda Hamilton at her home in Calgary.
Adam MacDonald of Secret Barrel Distillery poses at 80th & Ivy in Calgary. Secret Barrel is distilled in Calgary, and was created only months ago.
Kevin Kent poses inside Knifewear, one of several related stores he owns in Calgary.
Esther Lam, shown in her home on March 10, 2016.
Phil Robertson and Sebastian Sztabzyb stand where the future patio of their sixth namesake Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters will be in Calgary. The new location, on the corner of Centre St and 8th Avenue SW, is set to open this winter.
Wendy Petersen, a personal trainer at Urban Athlete Fitness studio in Calgary, poses for a portrait in the sunny studio attached to the main gym.
Fashion story shot on location at SAIT Polytechnic. Model: Marilee Udsen
Renee MacKillop, Nick Saul and Tasha Egan inside the Alex Community Food Centre in Forest Lawn, which will provide cooking classes, resources and meals to low income Calgarians.
DEAR ROUGE performs at JUNOFEST 2016.
Fashion story shot on location at SAIT Polytechnic. Model: Talia Udsen
Quinn Nelson, a non-binary individual from Calgary, Alta, who studies at the University of Calgary. Nelson is an activist and spokesperson for the trans/non-binary community in Calgary.
Part of a body image project. #SelfLoveIsOkay
Lindsay Istace in Calgary on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. At the age of 18, Istace is known for starting “Rage Yoga”, which she hosts at Dickens Pub in downtown Calgary. “It’s like regular yoga, but a lot more swearing and you can drink beer.”
Heather Setka in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Sitka is a writer and instructor at SAIT Polytechnic. (Photo by Elizabeth Cameron/SAIT Polytechnic)
Danielle Black, a member of the Siksika Nation and resident of Calgary, visits the Morley Reserve west of Calgary. The Revenant, which earned Leonardo Dicaprio his first Oscar, was partially filmed in Morley, including the opening battle scene which was shot directly behind Black.
Chanel French, a show-jumper, and her horse Samoa.