Category: Photo Community

BMFF: Youth Adventure Photo Workshop

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

Last year, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival launched a new Youth Adventure Photo Workshop that we, in partnership with Nikon, were proud to sponsor. This weekend workshop gave 13 youths the opportunity to learn the basics of photography, and shoot around the gorgeous Banff landscape under the instruction of photographer Jeremiah Marsh. At the end, each student chose one photo, which were then printed and exhibited at the Banff Public Library this past April.

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2019 Japan Photo Contest

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

The Consulate-General of Japan’s 2019 Japan Photo Contest is now open for submissions! Submit up to four photos for your chance to win exciting prizes, including the grand prize of a Nikon D7500 & 18-140mm lens kit. Photos, taken in either Japan or Canada with a Japanese subject, can be entered into one of four categories:

  1. Culture, Food & Festivals
  2. Nature
  3. Cool Japan
  4. Movement & Sports – NEW this year in acknowledgement of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Entrants will have the chance to win prizes, receive a certificate from the Consul-General, and have their photo featured online, in events, and special promotions.

This is the 6th annual photo contest presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, in an attempt to promote awareness and appreciation for Japanese culture and further foster positive Japanese-Canadian relations.

For more information, click here.

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Cochrane Camera Club Photo Exhibition

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

You are invited to join the Cochrane Camera Club at a fine art photography exhibition and sale on this Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 10:00AM to 3:30PM at the Cochrane Alliance Church. Family and friends are welcome. Twenty-one different artists will be showing their works, and several members will be in attendance. You will also have the opportunity to take home original images in a wide variety of formats and styles. For more details, visit their website.

 

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Sony World Photography Awards: Photographer of the Year & More

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Photo by Federico Borella, from his winning series Five Degrees.

The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, including Photographer of the Year, presented to Italian artist Federico Borella at a London ceremony for his series Five Degrees. The work explores the impact of climate change in the farming community of Tamil Nadu in Southern India, which is facing its worst drought in 140 years, and ensuing male suicides.

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