Monday, September 8, 2008

Catching Up

It's been a long time since I've blogged, and I've been feeling guilty about it. When I started this blog, I told myself I would post regularly, which happened for a while, but has certainly not been the case as of late. I am hereby renewing that goal to you all. Thanks for sticking around.

2008 has been a big year for me, both personally and professionally, I've got the Coles Notes update version here for you...

Beginning back in February, I finally completed the transition to working full time as a photographer. I had been working part-time up until then, and am certainly enjoying shooting full-time.

In June, my wife and I purchased a house out in the country - Central Saanich. While only 15 minutes from Victoria, it feels like a completely different world out here. As I'm working from a home office, not having to worry about commuting is certainly nice. I have now transitioned my office off of the kitchen table, and will be building a custom office space for myself this fall.

Central Saanich Sunrise
The view 2 minutes from home.

I have been working on a major project called "Picture BC" for the Knowledge Network and BC's Ministry of Tourism this summer which has required a lot of travel around the southwest coast of the province. I've met lots of great people and seen many of the beautiful places that make this province so special. I've included some of the images from this project here:

Vancouver BC Sunrise Stock Photo

Central Saanich Stock Photo

Sechelt BC Stock Pier Photo

Nanimo BC Sunset Rainbow Stock Photo

Nanaimo BC Bathtub Race Stock Photo

Abbotsford BC Farm Sunset Stock Photo

Abbotsford BC Green House and Barn Stock Photo

Abbotsford BC Family Park Stock Photo

Abbotsford BC Mount Baker Stock Photo

Canadian Snowbirds Stock Photo

Bowen Island Kayaker Stock Photo

Squamish Family Stock Photo

Squamish Hiking Stock Photo

Squamish Coffee Bar Stock Photo

Squamish BC Mountain Biking

Squamish BC Mountain Biking Stock Photo

Vancouver BC Yaletown Sunset Stock Photo

I also had the opportunity to add Popular Mechanics as a new client this summer. I shot a really fun job for them on building your own home climbing wall. Here's a quick view of the first 2 pages of the article. You can pick up a copy on the newsstand this month, or see it on their website here.

Popular Mechanics

I'm really looking forward to some skiing this winter, followed by relaxing in front of the wood stove...

Cheers, Josh
Copyright © 2008 Josh McCulloch.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Josh,

Welcome back! I was starting to follow your Blog a few months back, then you disappeared.

Congrats on the purchase of your new home and your big assignment.

You are doing some great stuff. I'm looking forward to reading more of your posts and viewing more of your wonderful work!


Auburn, California

September 13, 2008 at 9:32 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hey Josh - GREAT to see some fantastic images of my old stomping grounds (Vancouver Island) and some of my peeps (canadians that is!). Makes me homesick.

Congrats on your amazing new clients and your new house!!!! and congrats on the PhotoShelter placement ad. very nice image. sounds like you are just groovin' at full speed since SB2 in Jan. Nice to see.
Cindy Schafer
Huntington Beach, CA

September 19, 2008 at 8:42 AM  
Anonymous dendy said...

thanks for sharing!

September 28, 2010 at 6:05 AM  

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