Faces of Edmonton

Telling Edmonton’s stories one photo and one conversation at a time. Shayne Woodsmith is a photographer and an award-winning writer.

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“I climb mountains. That’s one of my passions … One year...
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“I climb mountains. That’s one of my passions … One year...
“I climb mountains. That’s one of my passions … One year I just started doing some hiking and found a peak that was a distance away and I just decided to see if I could find a way to get to that peak, and I just kind of took off with it. I love it. I love being in the mountains. You have to be wi...
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“This is Charley. I got him at the SPCA, one of the best things...
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“This is Charley. I got him at the SPCA, one of the best things...
“This is Charley. I got him at the SPCA, one of the best things I’ve ever done. His favourite things are eating, sleeping, walking, playing, humping. Yes, there is a teddybear that he is very romantic with. The bear’s name is Raul; he’s a spicy Spaniard.”“It was through a friend that I heard a to...
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“I’d like to ride in a balloon someday. I would like to ride...
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“I’d like to ride in a balloon someday. I would like to ride over Africa. That would be quite the ride. It would be neat to go across Africa like that. You never know. Maybe I’ll win my lottery and then I can go do what I want in my retirement. I’ve always wanted to do one but no money, too poor ...
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“This is Michael Recycle. He’s from the city to encourage...
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“This is Michael Recycle. He’s from the city to encourage...
“This is Michael Recycle. He’s from the city to encourage recycling. He does everything. He even dances.”
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“I’ve wanted to be a teacher probably since I was in grade...
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“I’ve wanted to be a teacher probably since I was in grade...
“I’ve wanted to be a teacher probably since I was in grade four, oddly enough, teaching grade four. I come from a family of teachers and two older sisters. The game I always wanted to play was School, so I’d have to coerce them into playing my games. I’d get to be the teacher and make them do wor...
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“We’re roommates. I just posted an ad, and she saw it. It’s been...
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“We’re roommates. I just posted an ad, and she saw it. It’s been...
“We’re roommates. I just posted an ad, and she saw it. It’s been half a year … I’d like to make more money. I’m a student. I’m studying food business management, more like agriculture business.”
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This is Sparky. When not putting out fires, Sparky gives out...
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This is Sparky. When not putting out fires, Sparky gives out hugs and high fives.
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“This is my last event as president of the Concordia Pride Club....
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“This is my last event as president of the Concordia Pride Club....
“This is my last event as president of the Concordia Pride Club. We’ve only been a club for about two and a half years now, so this is our second time in the parade … we got the new president of Concordia to walk in the parade with us, he came today so that was awesome … today is a celebration, j...
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“Just try to be happy … eat some food and have some fun...
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“Just try to be happy … eat some food and have some fun...
“Just try to be happy … eat some food and have some fun … I’m a student, studying electrical engineering … I just bought these chairs from a friend. Ikea is too far away.”
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“I want to be a paramedic one day because I want to do some...
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“I want to be a paramedic one day because I want to do some...
“I want to be a paramedic one day because I want to do some helpful jobs and I just want to help the world … because I want our world to be nice and happy and safe … so then more people will come to Edmonton, and then you can meet some new friends, and we can have new communities and stuff.”
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