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Phil Armishaw

Phil Armishaw



Phil Armishaw is a freelance photographer living in southern Ontario, Canada. He is well known for his work with the City of Hamilton photographing and documenting their over 120 waterfalls. He volunteers on a waterfall advisory committee for the city and has been interviewed on TV, radio, and in newspapers several times with his photos and waterfall knowledge. Phil started a Flickr group for Hamilton's waterfalls and also leads group walks to the many waterfalls. He also helps run a photography group called the Hamilton Flick Group whose goal is to promote the City of Hamilton and a place for local people with photography interests to meet and improve their skills. Wildlife and in particular birds have been a passion of Phils and he has photographed over 225 species in the wild. These photos have been printed in birding books, magazines, newspapers, and are published on many online sites. His personal online Flickr website ( ) is comprised of over 2400 photos and has over 350,000 views. Over the last year Phil has ventured into photojournalism and sports in particular. He photographs for two OHA hockey teams and recently has been shooting auto racing. Phil's is very knowledgable in auto racing due to the fact he was a race car driver and raced at many Ontario and US tracks.
  • Canon 1D MKIIN
  • Canon 50D
  • Canon 17-40 f/4L
  • Canon 70-200 f/2.8L
  • Canon 300 f/4L

Festival of Friends Concert

Published August 12th, 2011

I spent last weekend photographing the Festival of Friends three day concert in Hamilton, Ontario. It was an excellent, but very tiring weekend standing at the fence in front of the stage. Over 6500 photos were taken and I will be posting more to my concert portfolio as I go through them.

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Upgraded my 500px site to "Awesome"

Published August 12th, 2011

I upgraded my 500px today to "awesome" so that I could use it for my main website and post more photos here. I find it a lot easier to setup then Smugmug was and hopefully it will be easier to maintain as well.

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Welcome message

Published July 12th, 2011

Hi everyone!

Thanks for looking at my 500px site and viewing my photos. I will only be posting my best photos here.

To view more of my photos go to...

All wildlife photos are photographed in the wild and not in controlled condidtions.

All photos are copyrighted and owned by Phil Armishaw. Copying in any way is not allowed.

To purchase prints or digital use please email me... parmishaw (at)

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