Posts Tagged "Saskatoon"

SaskTel phone book cover – Saskatoon District

Posted by on 28. February 2014 in Blog / Journal | Comments Off on SaskTel phone book cover – Saskatoon District

SaskTel phone book cover – Saskatoon District

Here is sixth in the series of 2013 / 2014 SaskTel phone books with my image on the cover page. An image of teepee (tipi) poles in early morning fog is gracing the cover of Saskatoon District phone book. This image was taken one brisk morning at the Wanuskewin Heritage Park just north of Saskatoon. I was photographing a sun rising over the South Saskatchewan River and almost did not notice this simple and moody scene behind me. Teepee poles were glowing in warm light of the rising sun. Dark and rather cold-looking clouds in the background made the teepee structure stand out, while a light...

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The Tornado Hunter comes to Saskatoon

Posted by on 9. February 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on The Tornado Hunter comes to Saskatoon

The Tornado Hunter comes to Saskatoon

Greg Johnson a.k.a. The Tornado Hunter will give a public presentation at the  Saskatoon Camera Club meeting this upcoming Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Time: 7 – 9 p.m. Location: Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd Street West, Saskatoon Source: Saskatoon Camera Club This could be an intriguing & inspirational talk (disclaimer: do not attempt to do what he does in his spare time without the proper training & equipment – be warned).      

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted by on 24. December 2013 in Blog / Journal | Comments Off on Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I wish you Merry Christmas and a creative 2014, many happy moments with your family and friends. May your heart be filled with laughter and digital sensors with shiny photons.

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Results from the Picture It photography course

Posted by on 21. December 2013 in Blog / Journal, Photography, Workshops | Comments Off on Results from the Picture It photography course

Results from the Picture It photography course

I the fall of 2013 I ran a seven-week photography course for novice and intermediate – level photographers. We had an in-class session once a week (Wednesday evenings) and went outside as a group one Sunday afternoon to practice what we had learned in the classroom. We covered the following topics in the class: basic concepts of digital photography, fundamentals of exposure and camera controls, use of lenses, composition, light in the landscape (with a demonstration of flash use), colour theory and use of filters, image processing and archiving. I set up several assignments and we...

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Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Posted by on 3. December 2013 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Saskatchewan photographers and good friends Robin and Arlene Karpan are launching their latest book Sleeping with Rhinos – Journeys to Wild Places, featuring twelve of the  world’s most spectacular wilderness areas; from Africa to Patagonia, from the Arctic to Antarctica, and even north Saskatchewan. The Karpans’ adventures range from white-out blizzards while living in an igloo in the Arctic, a flash flood in the Kalahari Desert, an attack by a bad-tempered moose, and waking up to five rhinos having a scuffle outside their small tent. Along the way, they find wild places...

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