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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2020 National Pictures of the Year Finalists

 By Ryley Smith

 

Throughout the last year, we have experienced a lot of change. Thanks to some outstanding, Canadian photojournalists, our fear and courage, pain, strength, and resilience were captured through photographs. The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is recognizing and rewarding these photojournalist’s hard work with the country’s best photojournalism of 2020 for the 14th Annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition.

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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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