Category: Photo Community

Exposure Emerging Photographers Showcase!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Albertan photographers, the deadline for submissions to Exposure’s Emerging Photographers Showcase, 2021, is fast approaching! Exposure Photography Festival welcomes diverse and innovative submissions from Alberta-based emerging photographers and visual artists who incorporate, celebrate or challenge the photographic medium within their practice. It is your chance to show the world your creative, photographic talents, but the deadline to submit is October 15th

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Exposure Photography Festival 2021 Call For Exhibitions!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Celebrate your love of photography by joining the Exposure Photography Festival 2021! Until November. 1st, 2020, you can list your exhibition to be apart of Exposure’s 2021 festival and program. Whether you’re an independent artist or photographer, a gallery, curator or artist collective, Exposure wants to help promote you during the festival. It’s super easy to join, and the publicity is outstanding! Be apart of Exposure Photography Festival 2021 and show our community and the world your photographic talents!

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Room Up Front: A New BIPOC Photojournalism Mentorship!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Room Up Front is a new pilot program, founded by Canadian photojournalists from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour communities which offers mentorship opportunities for BIPOC, who are passionate about photojournalism and visual storytelling! With allies including the Canadian Journalists of Colour, The Globe and Mail and the Magenta Foundation, BIPOC industry professionals will help guide those interested in pursuing their own goals and becoming established visual storytellers for their community and the Canadian media industry. 

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Aby Warburg’s Lost Atlas of Memory

 By John Veldhoen

 

Let me tell you a story: In 1910 there was a historian named Aby Warburg. He described himself as a “Hamburger at heart, Jew by blood, Florentine in spirit”; He collected an art legacy, assembling thousands of years of human history in photographs, and on postcards produced from throughout Europe. He combined these images on panel boards, looking to devise a way to see how images bleed past eras, and into each other as works of creation. 

He worked to shape a system to observe the themes in art, and how they function psychologically. In essence, an object lives on in culture, it seems to have an afterlife. It continues to speak well after it has disappeared from immediate view. 

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Lumix S5 Online Launch!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Mark your calendars because on September 2, 2020, at 8:00 AM MDT, Panasonic will be having an online launch event for the new full-frame mirrorless camera, Lumix S5! 

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