Category: Photo Community

Zeiss Photography Award: Seeing Beyond – The Unexpected

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Image by the 2018 Award Winner Nick Hannes

The Zeiss Photography Award 2019 is now open for submissions. Participants can submit a series of five to ten images, with descriptions, from now until February 8th, 2019. The theme for this contest is “Seeing Beyond – The Unexpected” and the jury is looking for a story of something unforeseen or surprising that is evident in the series of images. The theme is left open to wide interpretation, from political or conceptual ideas, to human expression or physical environments and landscapes.

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Kids 4 Cameras Winter Drive

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

We ran our first Kids4Cameras campaign this past spring, and it was a huge success – enough so, that we’re proud to run another one.

We invite you to bring gently used camera equipment into our store between November 16th and December 31st, 2018 for donations to  Kids4Cameras. Please remember to bring batteries, chargers, manuals, or any other related accessories for the cameras, if available. Cash donations are also accepted both in-store and online

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Sony Announces Alpha Female Creators in Residence

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

Sony has announced the winners of their Alpha Female Creators in Residence grant program. Over 6000 women applied for the program, which is designed to promote diversity and provide opportunities for female creators to advance their careers. Five women have each been awarded a six-month $25,000 grant, a $5000 Sony imaging product allowance, and the opportunity to work with an Alpha Collective photographer as their mentor.

Congratulations to Megan Allen, Danielle Da Silva, Erin Hogue, Nitashia Johnson, and Colette Robinson.

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Clubhouse Art Walk featuring Cochrane Camera Club

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

The town of Cochrane will be hosting a Clubhouse Art Walk from Saturday, November 10th, featuring artists of the Cochrane Camera Club. Fourteen photographers will be presenting a wide variety of works at the Historical Clubhouse Activity Centre.

The walk runs from 11am to 3pm.

The exhibition and sale will be held at the Cochrane Historical Clubhouse Activity Center. The Clubhouse is located just west of Cochrane, with lots of parking in the Ranche House parking lot. Proceed west of Cochrane on HWY 1A and just after the speed limit changes to 60, the parking lot is on the north side of the highway.

Click here for more information.

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Beakerhead 2018 – Video Crew contest winner Saša Dugonjić

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

From sparks jumping between 32-foot Tesla Coils to a house covered in balloons and 12-foot flowers that pulse with your heartbeat, Beakerhead was full of a wonderful mix of installations where art meets engineering and science. This year, the event ran from September 19-23 and was attended by thousands and thousands of people. Beakerhead put together both a photo and video crew to capture all the great events and attendees.

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