Category: Photo Community

Defend the Darkroom – Podcasts by Paulette Michayluk

 By Ryley Smith

 

Some of the best inspiration is hearing the inspiration behind other creatives. Defend the Darkroom is a podcast all about inspiration, desire, drive and creativity! Talking with different photographers and creatives each month, Defend the Darkroom host, Paulette Michayluk, asks the question, why?. Versus always just talking about how photographers create their work, Paulette digs deeper to uncover the passion behind their work. 

Defend the Darkroom currently has nine podcasts, with the latest June podcast now available! Here is some information on the three most recent Defend the Darkroom podcasts for you to check out!

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EXPOSURE STUDIO 2020

 By Ryley Smith

 

Exposure Photography Festival has created a brand new, online program called Exposure Studio, to help photographers from all kinds of photographic backgrounds develop their practice! This program, specifically for Calgary-based photographers, is designed to encourage community, connection and collaboration during a time of social distancing through 10 discussion-based online events. The application deadline is Wednesday, June 24th, at 8:00 PM MDT, so right now is the time to apply! 

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Tips For Safely Photographing Abandoned Houses

 By Robert Scott

 

Have you ever wanted to take pictures of an abandoned house? Or, stick around until the sun sets to capture the twirling stars around its peak while listening to distant coyotes? How about walking the dark hallways alone during the witching hour while breathing life back into its dark corridors with a flashlight? As unnerving as it sounds, the experience is invigorating. 

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5 Fun Elements To Incorporate Into Your Child Photos This Summer

 By Gina Yeo

 

Summertime fun is about to begin! I’m incredibly excited about that. Those blustering cold winds and heavy snowfall warnings accompanied by frigid temperatures are becoming a distant memory of our winter’s past. I know I’m ready for days filled with warm sunshine, comfortable temperatures and the joyous feeling that always fills the air throughout the summer months. As a mother and photographer, preserving the summer memories of my children with my camera is more than a passion, it’s an absolute must!

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A Walk Down To Water Online Premiere!

 By Ryley Smith

 

Mark your calendars, because May 15th, 2020 is the day you can watch the locally created and TCS supported short film, A Walk Down To Water! It was written, directed, edited and produced by Calgary native, Levi Holwell, of Leftside Pictures, alongside an array of other amazing artists. This short focuses on an immigrant employee, who after finding out one of the guests at the motel he works at has passed away, is waiting for the ambulance. Diving into thought-provoking and universal themes, A Walk Down To Water, takes you on an emotional journey through beautifully created cinematography. 

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