on September 16, 1956, Cole is a motivated,
personable professional with a variety of skills including the 35
year ownership of a successful photography business.
Technically minded with an affinity for mastering challenges.
Accustomed to confident, diplomatic and tactful relations with
professionals, celebrities and non-professionals at all levels.
Adventurous and intrepid,
with an affinity for the outdoors, enabled with a multitude of advanced
wilderness skills and numerous exotic experiences. A
tenacious and creative mind that is always willing try numerous methods
to achieve a goal. Somehow
his body keeps up with the pace.
Studied art and photography for 3 years with Robert Bateman
A Graduate of Northern Institute of Technology 1977-1979
Since has specialized in Lifestyle Portraiture themes including
Skiing (25 full seasons with Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing),
Sports/Action, Weddings, Fashion, Still Life, Commercial/Stock
Filmed, fully produced and presented high quality
weekly multi-media shows including action
video and stills with
music and sound overlays for high
profile clients of a helicopter skiing operation.
and operated a full custom color lab for 35 years, capable of processing
film and creating very high quality
photographic prints up to 24"x30" all in a very remote area of
B.C.. He has an affinity for graphic design and a web master for
his earlier years, the during the off seasons from heli-skiing, worked
in the oil and gas industry moving through the ranks on the rigs for
Simons, and Baltic Drilling. Also worked for two seasons with a helicopter oil rig moving operation.
from helicopter skiing in 2003, Cole's career swings towards
carpentry. He started a new business which has flourished in
Vancouver and currently active.
art of photography still alive, his library of images are becoming
classics of the film era, as digital technology advances.