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Norm Hamilton

Norm Hamilton Digital Eye Columnist

The Digital Eye Columnist Norm Hamilton is a past writer for What's Up Yukon.  Norm has carried on to publish his own book!  You can find it here


This is the stage Norm Hamilton has set for his first novel, From Thine Own Well. The book is a pertinent piece of eco-fiction, dealing with the aftermath of unrestricted mining and hydraulic fracturing. As the story goes, in 2012, the federal gover more

Literature

Accessible by a narrow, graffiti-covered staircase - and with a tattoo studio just off the display area - Gallery 22 is a small, one-room space with an artsy, underground vibe. It's an eccentric showroom for both established and emerging local artist more

Yukon Arts

A feeling of human warmth beams from the eyes of the people in Norm Hamilton's black and white portraits on the walls in the Guild's Other Room. Portraiture, for him, is more than capturing an image. It's about "capturing the essence of that person. more

Photography - Film

I recently attended the Gay and Lesbian Alliance AGM. It was the first meeting in a year. The turnout was really promising and a new board was formed made up of 11 enthusiastic people, the majority of which are male. more

Photography - Film

There were early signs in Brendan's development that caused concern, such as not talking at age 22 months and not making eye contact. However, the diagnosis of autism didn't come until four days after his third birthday. more

Health and Wellness

Where is wildlife considered to be "not so wildlife"? In a zoo, of course. Here are some tips and ideas about shooting in a zoo that may be some help should you find yourself at one during your next vacation. more

Photography - Film

Andy Warhol once said, "Photographers feel guilty that all they do for a living is press a button." The digital era has made it possible for most everyone to take "good" pictures, so what sets fine art photographers apart from the rest? more

Photography - Film

Taking your digital camera along for a trek in the tundra or through the woods allows you to capture all the wonders and visions that being outdoors can offer. more

Photography - Film

There are some photographers who frown on the use of flash photography. I believe that, used effectively, flash is a tool that can sometimes make the difference between getting the shot... or not. more

Photography - Film

As I sit here in Pisa, Italy, I'm thinking a short column on travel photography is in order. My first recommendation for a really important piece of equipment to take along with you is a good pair of shoes so you stay comfortable during the long wal more

Photography - Film

Photography, practised as an art form, has the power to transform your life ... or at the very least, the way you look at things. The power of today's digital cameras makes it possible for us to create images quickly, efficiently and without thought more

Photography - Film