The Canadian

Somewhere outside of Quebec City, QC

Welcome to The Canadian, a photo series from my cross-country travels in which I visited 8 out of 10 provinces (PEI, Newfoundland, I’m coming for ya) on Canada’s 150th anniversary.

This journey was documented with a 35mm film camera, with all photos taken on one 24 exposure roll of film.

Icefields Parkway, AB

The purpose of this photo series was to capture a unique perspective of Canada, while recalling the great experiences that were had with friends, both new and old. In every province that I visited, I wanted to photograph a friend in front of something in that location that was iconic or significant to that friend.

Through my travels (via train and car), I gained a greater appreciation for the massive country I have called home for my entire life. Visiting each province for the first time was interesting — it felt familiar, yet foreign. It was still Canada, yet culturally unique.

I hope that this series will inspire the reader to take a journey of similar proportions. But without further ado…

“From the greatest of lakes, to the greenest of greens, to the rockiest mountains and everything in between…”

I present, The Canadian.

Thank you for taking the time to look at The Canadian. I’d like to thank all my friends who accompanied me on this journey, those who let me crash under their roofs and showed me their cities, the ones who patiently let me photograph them, and all those who made these trips unforgettable.

Until next time, Canada.

Lake Annette, Jasper, AB