Posts Tagged "Saskatoon"

Snow falling on elm trees

Posted by on 31. March 2015 in Blog / Journal, Photography | Comments Off on Snow falling on elm trees

Snow falling on elm trees

With record high springtime temperatures in Saskatoon, it is easy to forget that not so long ago we had a few intense snow storms. Although, nothing like what friends in the Atlantic Canada had to deal with. During one heavy snowfall, I took advantage of a lunch break to snap a few images on the University of Saskatchewan campus. It is tricky to capture small crystals so I decided to use a telephoto lens (200 mm) to compress the space and enhance the soft effect of falling snow flakes. If you are familiar with the U of S campus, I walked around the Bowl until I found a nice location across...

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Help Portrait Saskatoon in its fifth season

Posted by on 9. November 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Help Portrait Saskatoon in its fifth season

Help Portrait Saskatoon in its fifth season

Do you have a camera? Are you an amateur / professional photographer? What if you could make someone smile by using your camera? Every December 6th, thousands of photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists and volunteers around the world offer their time, equipment and expertise to give back to the communities they live in. This holiday season will mark the fifth year for our city to host the Help-Portrait Day, and we are hoping to reach out further with this wonderful and continuing initiative. The 2014 Saskatoon Help-Portrait Day will take place at the White Buffalo Youth Lodge, 602 20th...

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Photography of Courtney Milne on display at the University of Saskatchewan

Posted by on 29. October 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | 1 comment

Photography of Courtney Milne on display at the University of Saskatchewan

Library at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon is holding a special presentation of the exhibition “A World Closely Observed: The Photography of Courtney Milne”. Opening reception and exhibition viewing will take place in the Link Gallery (1st floor of the Murray Library) on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. The exhibition will be on display until December 31, 2014. The gallery exhibition includes large prints of Milne’s images, copies of publications and books featuring his photography, display of awards such as the posthumous Saskatchewan Order of Merit, family...

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SENS Photo Contest winning entries

Posted by on 7. August 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events, Photography | 2 comments

SENS Photo Contest winning entries

Two of my images won “Best in the Category” prize in the 2014 School of Environment and Sustainability Photo Contest. Each year, SENS holds a photo contest to showcase the photography talents of school’s students and alumni. Category winners and the overall show winner are selected by popular vote.  I entered several images and won in two categories: Sustainable Community and The Urban Environmentt. Category winners and the overall winner are posted on the SENS Web site. Besides bragging rights that my images are winning entries in the “international” photo...

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Images on display at Amber Gallery in Saskatoon

Posted by on 17. July 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Images on display at Amber Gallery in Saskatoon

Images on display at Amber Gallery in Saskatoon

I have two large canvas prints on display at the Amber Gallery in Saskatoon until August 10, 2014. The gallery is located within the Centre at Circle and 8th shopping mall, right across the Rainbow Cinemas. If you are in the area, drop by and have a look.     Earlier this spring a  group of photography friends from Saskatoon got together, and we picked a selection of images that represents our varied interests.  Beside my two prints (Abstraction and Lodgepole Pines in Fog), you can admire artwork by Scott Prokop, Jay Scott, Steve Hiscock, Ian Preston, Bob Littlejohn and Bruce...

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