A Peak Behind Alone Together

 By Leah Hennel

 

The past two years have changed me. 

As a photojournalist, I’ve covered a lot in my 20-plus-year career. But never anything this heavy, this important. The pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus has touched the lives of everybody, not just here in Alberta and Canada but throughout the whole world.

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Hasselblad Heroines – Aline Smithson

 By Ryley Smith

For four years now, Hasselblad has proudly highlighted various female photographers as Hasselblad Heroines. These outstanding heroines are making their mark in the photographic industry and helping encourage the next generation of female photographers to go against the grain and bring their creative visions to life. Hasselblad’s seventh Heroine has been announced, and it is the artistic Aline Smithson

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Hasselblad Heroines – Stephanie Blomkamp

 By Ryley Smith

For four years now, Hasselblad has proudly highlighted various female photographers as Hasselblad Heroines. These outstanding heroines are making their mark in the photographic industry and helping encourage the next generation of female photographers to go against the grain and bring their creative visions to life. Hasselblad’s sixth Heroine has been announced, and it is the talented Stephanie Blomkamp

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Avenue Magazine’s Calgarians We Love – Leah Hennel

 By Ryley Smith

 

Avenue Magazine put together a list of Calgarians We Love, and The Camera Store was thrilled to see that long-time friend, Leah Hennel, was on the list! Leah is an exceptionally accomplished photojournalist, who since the pandemic, has released her most recent book, Along The Western Front, photographed for AHS and documented the Tokyo Olympics! Her passion for photojournalism is undeniable, and we are so proud to see her on the list of Calgarians We Love because we love her too!

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Saskatchewan Book: Interview with George Webber

 By Ryley Smith

George Webber’s most recent project, “Saskatchewan Book” is the amalgamation of time, place and emotion, all beautifully represented in a series of photographs. With the upcoming launch of “Saskatchewan Book”, I took the opportunity to interview George about how “Saskatchewan Book” came to be and what his experience was like during this project. With answers as poetic as his images, George gives us the opportunity to experience another side of “Saskatchewan Book”.

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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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The Importance of Digital Asset Management

 By Todd Korol

 

Digital assets are the photographer’s most valuable resource. As your portfolio continues to grow, you need to be able to find, process, caption and store your images. This requires having a system in place to organize your digital files.

There is nothing worse for a photographer when they cannot find an image. Or when a simple hard drive goes down and thousands of images can be lost. This wastes your time trying to find images if you can and could cost the working photographer money.

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