Category: Photo Community

Japan Photo Contest Open For Submissions!

 By Ryley Smith

 

The Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary is pleased to present that its 7th Japan Photo Contest is now open for submissions! This contest was created to celebrate and promote Japanese culture and the connection between Japan and Canada. Open to three provinces and two territories, with amazing prizes from The Camera Store, Nikon and Japanab, this is a great opportunity to show your love of Japanese culture and photography!

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Pentax K-3 Mark III Wins at 2021 TIPA Photo & Imaging Awards

 By Ryley Smith

 

On May 20th, 2021, Ricoh announced that the Pentax K-3 Mark III was named “BEST APS-C CAMERA EXPERT” by the prestigious Technical Image Press Association! Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) consists of 25 photo and imaging magazines from around the world, including a cooperative agreement with the Camera Journal Press Club of Japan. In other words, this is a great achievement for the Pentax K-3 Mark III!

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Digital Media Teaching Position at Prairie College

 By Ryley Smith

 

Are you a professional photographer looking to share your knowledge? Do you want to help shape the photographers of tomorrow? Prairie College, in Three Hills, Alberta, is looking for a part-time Digital Media Teacher! With the flexibility to live in Calgary and only have to commute to Three Hills once a week, this is an exciting job opportunity!

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Sony 2021 World Photography Awards

 By Ryley Smith

Image by Majid Hojjati

This year’s Sony World Photography Awards have been announced with the top two winners representing how different biases are portrayed in history, culture and the community. Photographer of the Year was awarded to British documentarian Craig Easton for his series “Bank Top.” Open Photographer of the Year, a category honouring single images, was awarded to Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita for her winning portrait, “African Victorian.”

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Sony Alpha Female Season 4

 By Ryley Smith

Sony Alpha is excited to be kicking off the fourth season of Alpha Female! This outstanding program is allowing the world to see, hear and experience perspectives that make the photography and video industry even richer. Whatever your gender, ethnicity, or professional level, you can make your voice heard and contribute to our society’s understanding of the female and minority perspectives! 

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Nikon Canada Student Savings Program Now Available

 By Ryley Smith

 

Students enrolled in Media, Visual Arts, or Fine Arts program, this is your chance to take advantage of Nikon Canada’s Student Savings Program! Get great rebates on select Nikon Mirrorless cameras, Digital SLR cameras, lenses and more! The process is super easy, so get your gear and start learning now!

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2020 National Pictures of the Year Finalists

 By Ryley Smith

 

Throughout the last year, we have experienced a lot of change. Thanks to some outstanding, Canadian photojournalists, our fear and courage, pain, strength, and resilience were captured through photographs. The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is recognizing and rewarding these photojournalist’s hard work with the country’s best photojournalism of 2020 for the 14th Annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

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