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Mike Van Santvoord


Mike is a born-and-raised West Coaster who has called Denman Island home for the past 15 years. Dreadful Imagery looks to tease out moments that present themselves with such seeming endlessness that it can be a bit hairy at times! People-focused, candid, street-style photography is at the heart of Dreadful Imagery as it strives to capture something of the present before it slips into the past. Dreadful Imagery. It ain’t pretty; it’s beautiful.

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Get outta town: Denman Island

Words by Mary Ruth Snyder
Photos by Mike Van Santvoord
My journey to Denman begins on their new cable ferry, and while that part is surely different than the journey in 1791 of Spain’s Santa Saturnina, the...

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