Category: Photo Community

Le Salon Noir: Master Class

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

From Calgary-based photographer Dianne Bos: 

Le Salon Noir: Master Class is designed for intermediate practitioners with an understanding of traditional darkroom processes and techniques and are excited to develop their practice among peers in the comfort of a cozy B&B in Languedoc, France. Using low-fi camera methodologies, analogue silver-based photographic processes, and alternative photographic emulsions including Cyanotype and Anthotypes, participants in the Master Class will draw inspiration from the surrounding region for their artistic creations.

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Greg Gerla – In An Instant: Iconogoraphs

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

 

As part of Exposure 2019, Alberta’s Photography Festival, photographer Greg Gerla is proud to present “In An Instant: Iconographs”. This series, drawing on the inspiration and aesthetic of Byzantine and Eastern European religious iconography, is a mixed media exhibition with Fujifilm Instax and Polaroid prints that have been manipulated with the use of paints, inks, and gold or silver leaf.

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2019 World Press Photo Contest

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Image by Anna Boyiazis (2018 Contest: People, second prize stories)

The application contest for the 2019 World Press Photo Contest is quickly approaching.

The 2019 World Press Photo Contest honours the best single exposure images that contribute to the world of visual journalism. Each image will be judged anonymously by a jury in terms of their accurate, fair, and visually compelling insights on the world around us.

Applicants must register by January 3, 2019. Submissions close on January 8, 2019.

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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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