A selection of some of the people, places and events that I came across in 2017. A few images captured are from wandering, some assigned, some just captured in the time between assignments.
A man crosses Barrington Street on a blustery afternoon in Halifax, Darryl Laydon and Mariam Dunn take in the brilliant but brief sunrise, at Flag Pond Beach Park in Cow Bay, it was selfie time at a booth at the Everything to do with Sex Show and a man cycles through a snowstorm bearing cups of coffee for friends, during a February whiteout in Dartmouth.
Ironworkers stand on bridge segment H16, as they prepare to install the final 2 sections on The Big Lift project on the Angus MacDonald Bridge in Halifax early Saturday February 25, 2017.
The 76mm rapid fire gun on HMCS Athabaskan, fires it's last savlo as the ship went on it's last trip at sea Thursday March 8, 2017. Alberta Gold Bears Brett Roughhead fouls Dalhousie Tigers Karshrell Lawrence during their quarerfinal Final 8 game in Halifax . A firefighter prepares to knock down a fully involved car on Hwy 102 outside Bedford, NS. Actor, singer Ben Caplan seen before rehearsal. Gulls take flight from a small iceberg that was bobbing around Freshwater Bay near St. John's, Nfld. May 5, 2017.
Military members and aboriginal guests, hold hands as they take part in a dance circle following the Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program (CFAEP) graduation ceremony at HMCS Scotian. Members of the Halifax regional police forensics unit, scour for clues, following the murder of 18 year old Chelsie Probert on a walking path between Albro Lake Road and Farrell Street in Dartmouth, late Tuesday June 6, 2017. A Halifax regional police officer stands with a fisherman who had tried to save a man that had gone swimming and did not resurface, at Penhorn Lake in Dartmouth. The next morning police divers recovered the man's body. A heavily armed Halifax regional police officer runs towards a Hastings Street apartment building following a stabbing in Dartmouth, Friday evening June 16, 2017. One woman died and a man suffered life threatening wounds during the attack. A performer with the Cirque du Soleil show, Kurios is seen outside the big top, in Winnipeg, Manitoba July 16, 2017.
Fisherman cast their lines for mackerel, at last light over McCormacks Beach in Eastern Passage, NS July 22, 2017.
Former Nova Scotia and Canadian boxing great, Dave Downey, 75, is seen with a wall of memories, in his Halifax home. Pittsburgh Penguins captain, Sidney Crosby, hoists the Stanley Cup, his 3rd, while acting as parade marshall for the Natal Day Parade in Halifax. A sliver of light reveals a pedestrian beneath a Halifax underpass. A man who was agitating people at an anti-fascist protest, is led way by police at Cornwallis Park. It would appear to be date night as guests arrive for the opening of Hal-Con 2017.
Fatuma Seid and daughter Nadia, 9, are seen at the Public Gardens in Halifax, NS Tuesday August 29, 2017. The Nova Scotia government was promising to spend an extra $80 million over four years to increase social assistance rates, Seid a single mother from Ethiopia, who is living on welfare is hoping all those on welfare and assistance would also be getting a hand up.
A picture perfect night with a brilliant Harvest Moon, seen over Halifax, NS Wednesday October 4, 2017. Citadel High's Cameron Bruce, lunges at the ball in front of Auburn High's Olivia Hines, during metro high school soccer action. Halifax Mooseheads Otto Somppi, applies some lumber to the face of Sherbrooke Phoenix Quinn Hanna. Dalhousie Tigers swimmers, McKenzie Holden and Gavin Dyke, react to the news of qualifying for the USPORTS finals, following their 1500m heat at the 2017 Kemp Fry AUS Invitational. Dejected Acadia Axemen walk off the field after their huge 81-3 loss to the Western Mustangs at the Uteck Bowl in Wolfville Saturday November 18, 2017. The Mustangs' 81 points set a new record for points scored in a Uteck Bowl — beating the previous record of 60.
A man who was collecting recyclables, stops to interact with a house cat, that was standing perch in the window of an Agricola Street home in Halifax.