Year: 2018

Competitions

SPARK Photo Festival

The following juried exhibit competition might be of interest to the R.A. Photo Club members. The SPARK Photo Festival in Peterborough, Ontario has been featuring a themed juried exhibit for six years now. The exhibit theme is meant to challenge photographers to come up with their best work, working within a broad thematic concept. Details […]

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General Interest
Information

NCC considering overnight closures of Gatineau Park parkways

This post submitted by Rick Strong  Would closing the Gatineau Park roads at night (and early morning) have a deleterious effect on nature photography in our region? Much would depend on the specific hours of closure, I expect. You can have your say in an NCC survey. Driving through Gatineau Park could come with a […]

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General Interest
Inspiration

Article about Gordon Parks, Life Magazine Photographer

This post submitted by Rick Strong. The New York Times, Lens section, has published an article about a new book on Gordon Parks. The article may be something of interest to the Urban Group and perhaps people of a certain age who devoured LIFE magazine regularly! It also has some great Gordon Parks photos. The article states, […]

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Inspiration

Photographing Fall Foliage

This post submitted by Rick Strong. Although our Fall colours may be covered in a bit of snow, this article from CBS News might still interesting for RAPC landscape photographers: “Each autumn, as the weather cools and the leaves turn colors, the country lanes and lakes of New England turn into tourist hotspots. Around $3 billion […]

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Editorial
Information
Inspiration

The old-world charm of India’s portrait studios

RAPC blog readers, particularly studio group members, might be interested in this photo story about India’s portrait studios on the BBC website. In 2014, Ketaki Sheth, an award-winning Indian photographer, began shooting portraits of visitors to the Jagdish Photo Studio in Manori, a coastal village in the western state of Maharashtra. She says she stumbled […]

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Exhibitions

Jessie Parker’s Exhibition at Voix Visuelle

Le Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle is having an exhibition, Spasme Temporal / Time Spasm, from November 9 to December 11, 2018. The exhibition includes 62 pieces from 43 artists from around the world. Last Tuesday’s presenter at the club, Jessie Parker, is one of those talented artists in the exhibition! The exhibition presents the artwork of […]

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