Category: Photo Community

Win Great Prizes from the Eye for the Wild Photo Contest

 By Evelyn Drake

The Camera Store is proud to support the Eye for the Wild fundraising photography contest by providing the first place prize. This photography contest not only encourages our community of photography enthusiasts to capture Southern Albertan wildlife in their natural habitats, but it also supports the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society.

The link to all the details is

This is Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society’s second annual Eye for the Wild photography contest in which photography enthusiasts are encouraged to submit their best-untouched photos of native Southern Albertan wildlife in their native habitat. With over 400 species of wildlife that call Calgary home, natural habitats include yards, parks and other city spaces!

Contest Details

The contest will accept online photo submissions from February 1 – March 31, 2019 for a small submission fee of $10 per entry. Photos must be in digital form and of Southern Alberta wildlife in their native habitat. CWRS has assembled a judging panel comprised of Ann Mansolino (Photographer & Associate Professor in Photography at ACAD), Darryl MacDonald (Professional Photographer at Clear Blue Photo), Evan Buchanan (Photojournalism student at SAIT), Kris Brown-Schoepp (Owner of the Wild Bird Store) and Andrea Hunt (Executive Director at CWRS). Photographs will be judged on technical skill, content, overall aesthetic, and ability to capture the essence of the animal. Winners will be announced on April 19. For more information and to enter please visit:

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Dinosaur Provincial Park at Night with Monika Deviat

 By Kaitlyn Kerr


Monika Deviat is hosting an astrophotography workshop in Dinosaur Provincial Park, near Brooks, AB. The workshop includes classroom instruction and in-the-field guidance, as well as accommodation and meals cooked by a Red Seal Chef. Two tours by Provincial Park guides are also included: a sunset tour, as well as the Centrosaurus Quarry hike to a massive bone bed. The workshop runs from May 30th to June 2nd, 2019.

Early-bird pricing ends February 24th. Spots are limited. Double and single occupancy available.

Click here for tickets and more details.

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From Perspectives YYC: You Are A Tourist and Music Visualization

 By Kaitlyn Kerr

Image by Philip David for the You Are A Tourist exhibition.

Perspectives YYC is hosting two collaborative shows as part of Exposure this year.

You Are A Tourist features Cary Schatz, JC Yepes, Philip David, and Brandynn Leigh at Vintage Caffeine Company in West Hillhurst. This show highlights the intersection between the documentary street photographer, and the travellers and tourists as they explore and observe places.

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