Category: Photo Community

Youth Adventure Photography Workshop

 By Ryley Smith

 

To our younger photography community, do we have some news for you! Do love wildlife, and want to learn everything there is about outdoor adventure photography? How cool would it be to spend two days at the Banff Centre, during the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, learning from the amazing Jeremiah Marsh? Come join the Youth Adventure Photography Workshop

The Youth Adventure Photography Workshop is for aspiring photographers, ages 15-25, who want to learn how epic and awesome outdoor wilderness and adventure photography is, while getting some wicked tips and tricks for taking amazing photos. 

Now, don’t worry, you don’t have to be a pro to take this workshop. If anything, it’s better if you aren’t. This is designed for beginners, just learning the basics of photography and adventure photography, but are eager and excited to jump right in! 

If I haven’t quite sold you yet, how does this sound?

This workshop includes a lunch both days at Vistas Restaurant at the Banff Centre, professional cameras for you to use thanks to Nikon, even more equipment thanks to The Camera Store, the opportunity for your photos to be displayed in a gallery at the Banff Centre, TCS swag bags and an epic two days of adventure photography! 

Seriously, this is an amazing opportunity, and a great way to kick-start your passion for visual story telling in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains. 

The workshop takes place on October 26th & 27th and spots are limited so sign up now! 

Go to Youth Adventure Photography Workshop to get the full breakdown and to get your tickets!

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Harness Your Business With Nicki Chang-Powless

 By Ryley Smith


One of the biggest pieces of advice people give you when it comes to your career is ‘
do what you love’. Lots of times, that is easier said than done. A photography career is no different. It comes with a lot of hard work, some major setbacks, and can overall feel very daunting jumping from personal leisure to full blown business. But fear not! Because in this tough world of Business Photography, there is none other than Nicki Chang-Powless to help you succeed! 

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Exposure Photography Festival

 By Ryley Smith

 

The International Open Call 2020 and the 2020 Emerging Photographers Showcase, both hosted by the Exposure Photography Festival, are now open for submissions. The Exposure Photography Festival is driven by providing an opportunity for people to communally engage in photographic image making, regardless of their experience and relation to photography. It is an open opportunity for individuals of all types of photographic diversity, from beginners to professionals, encompassing all ages and interest levels, to express themselves and come together with the common thread of photographic expression. Submit your work and join the movement that aims to bring forth education, inspiration and beauty, that will be shared with thousands of people. 

 

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Dave Brosha – A Photographer With No Limits

 By Ryley Smith

All Photos Courtesy of Dave Brosha

One of the most freeing aspects of photography is that you can literally shoot whatever your heart wants. Whatever feeds your soul, motivates your creativity, no matter how out-of-the-box it may be. This however, can also be the most daunting. As with many things in life, it is easy to get stuck in your comfort zone, limiting your potential and sacrificing your imagination. One photographer who will not confine his inspiration or limit himself to any particular label, who fully embraces total creative freedom, and truly believes in visual storytelling, is Dave Brosha

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Hasselblad X You Photo Competition

 By Ryley Smith

 

Calling all Hasselblad X System photographers, it is your time to shine! With the amazing advances that the X System has created for medium format photography, it is time to celebrate with your photos! Join the Hasselblad X You Photo Competition and submit your most creative and expressive work captured with a X1D-50c or X1D II. With an emphasis on the story behind the image, innovation from around the world and an opportunity to showcase the love of the X System, this competition is truly exciting and awe-inspiring, plus it has some wicked perks!

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