Author Archives: Debra Cowie

About Debra Cowie

Debra is a photographer and visual storyteller based in Ottawa, Canada. She is an explorer at heart, whose passion for photography was born in travel and has been carried with her to more than 30 countries so far. Debra is also an avid cook and baker and much of her current work focuses on food styling and photography in her serendipitously beautifully lit kitchen. She has flirted with Polaroid and 35mm film photography but her true love is her DSLR (aka "Boyfriend Mark").

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My Word for 2013

OK, so I had totally decided to abandon this blog. It is not a coincidence that my last post is from August. Around that time, after having participated in the redesign of the Mortal Muses site, I decided it was … Continue reading

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Well, it’s been pretty busy around here lately. Work has been non-stop since I got back from vacation and there has been lots of excitement leading up to the Mortal Muses launch. Amidst it all I’ve been chipping away at … Continue reading

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The Muses

While I’ve been taking the August Break my lovely friends and fellow Muses have been hard at work to put a new face on  I was invited to join the Muses just as this transition began taking place. I’ve … Continue reading

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Taken at the Sun Yat Sen Garden in Vancouver. I took 3 versions of this same shot – one with my DSLR, one with my iPhone (below) and one with my beloved Polaroid SX-70 (above). I could have sat and … Continue reading

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‘Roid Week

Ah, the happiest week of the year! This is the week that instant film crazies enthusiasts show off some of their images to each other in the ‘Roid Week Flickr pool. My first additions were taken during my weekend in … Continue reading

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My Escape

I adore my family but today I took my chance to escape and do my favourite thing. I took my camera out and played tourist in my hometown.

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