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The Miners Son North Bay Ontario | Mining Industrial Photographer James Hodgins

If you are ever in North Bay Ontario, make sure you stop by “The Miners Son Restaurant & Lounge” for some great food, conversation and atmosphere.  I have been known to do some food photography in the past, so when Nich Gignac (Owner & head Chef) asked me to photograph some plates and scene setters I couldn’t say no, especially because it is part of the Mining Industrial Industry.  


Check out their website and facebook page at The Miners Son.  

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Why Would They Need Professional Pictures?| Mining Industrial Photographer

IN THE MAIL THIS WEEK

It’s one of the first questions I get asked: “What would they need photography for?” (When I tell people what I do for a living.)  Well, for one instance would be a companies “In House” trade magazine like Atlas Copco’s “Mining & Construction” magazine.  Sure they could add snapshots thatemployees have taken with their cellphones but why make a company and product look sup-par?  In house magazines are a great way to promote the company, products and the people who create them.  Sometimes the images I create are not used for a year or two later when the information is relevant to the company.  Like I say, it’s always better to have a photo archive on hand so you are not scrambling to provide High Quality Images at the last minute.

(scanned from original magazine)

 

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Break Some New Ground In 2017 | Mining Industrial Photographer

Well it’s now 2017 and the thought of Christmas & New Years is quickly fading into our memories.  2016 was a productive year with new clients coming on board as well as updating existing clients photo archive.  Trade show season is just a few months away and I imagine some companies will be scrambling to get their booths and marketing materials organized in time.   PDAC (http://www.pdac.ca/convention) Prospectors And Developers Association of Canada is only 2 months away.

I would be happy to assist any of you if you require new images for your PDAC booth and marketing materials .

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Lot’s To See With The JG 4LD | Mining Industrial Photographer James Hodgins

Here is a quick sneak peak at one of the images I created this Wednesday with the Joy Global 4LD at the Norcat Facility in Onaping.  I enjoy photographing equipment when it comes straight off the productive line as it’s still fairly clean and shiny with just a hint of wear and tear from the drive in.

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Contact me if your company deserves better images to showcase your products, services, people or equipment.  High impact images increase marketing potential in your website, brochure and trade magazines.

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Camese Compendium 2017 | Mining Industrial Photographer James Hodgins

Earlier this year I was asked by Dovetail Communications if I could supply them with images to be featured throughout their next edition of the Camese Compendium Of Canadian Mining Suppliers 2017 which arrived in my mail yesterday. Camese is a trade association made up of Canadian companies & suppliers of the mining industrial industry. I wish to thank all involved at Dovetail and Camese for choosing Mining Industrial Photographer @miningphoto for the cover and inlaying images.

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James Hodgins is a professional Mining Industrial Photographer based out of The City of Greater Sudbury

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Lost To The Snow | Mining Industrial Photographer James Hodgins

On my way back from a shoot last week I pulled over on the highway to take a quick photograph of this Winter Scene.   It was a frosty morning with a good blanket of snow on the ground and I drive past this area all the time, but with the snow covering the ground the whole area took on a different look which made me want to capture it.

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Rollin Rollin Rollin | Sudbury Mining Industrial Photographer

Last week I documented a massive move from Lopes LTD in Coniston to the Vale complex in Coppercliff for Navcor Transportation Services.  Hydro lines had to be lifted, roads had to be blocked and a police escort was needed to navigate the city streets and highways.

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