Press Release re Photography Seminars
Imagemakers Photography Club of Truro will host the first Atlantic Camera Conference on April 19th in the Forrester Hall lecture theatre on the NSCC campus. The Atlantic Camera Conference is the annual meeting of the Atlantic Zone of the Canadian Association for Photographic Art. The presenters are Andre Gallant of New Brunswick and Dale Wilson of Nova Scotia, two of Atlantic Canada's leading professional photographers.
ANDRÉ GALLANT is a professional photographer who specializes in travel photography and works throughout the world. His new book for Key Porter books "Photographing people at home and around the world" is now available in fine bookstores. "Destinations"& "Dreamscapes" are now available through his web site: www.andregallant.com. He co-authored Photo Impressionism and the Subjective Image with Freeman Patterson, and together, they teach one week photography workshops in their native New Brunswick. André is a regular contributor to Photo Life, and his work has been published in Canadian Living, Canadian Gardening, Canadian Geographic, Doctor's Review, Elm Street, Gardening Life, en Route, Our Canada, Outdoor photographer, and Vous. He was the photographer for the illustrated books Winter, The Great Lakes and Seacoasts, all written by Pierre Berton. He has received several National Magazine awards. His clients include: Kodak, Tourism New Brunswick, Graphique de France. His work is licensed worldwide through Getty Images and Iconica.
DALE WILSON is a professional photographer based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Growing up at his family's farm in the rural community of River Hebert, N.S. gave Dale a love and understanding for the land and nature. Dale joined the Canadian Military at a young age, and then wanting to pursue a career as a photographer, in 1990, he resigned from the military. He joined PHOTO Digest, later to become PHOTO Life, as a contributing editor in 1993 and regularly contributed to that magazine until 2000. He has written in excess of 60 photography-based articles for a variety of trade magazines. In 1994 he received a contract as a contributing artist with Masterfile, and most recently began contributing to Getty Images. His work has appeared globally in countless, books, magazines and advertising campaigns. Dale has given presentations on photography across Canada and the United States. He has just completed his fourth book, and was a co-author of the highly acclaimed A Guide to Photographing the Canadian Landscape with Daryl Benson. Dale is now a regular photo columnist for Outdoor Photography Canada Magazine, the first Canadian national outdoor photography magazine of its kind.
The conference will include a short (30 minute) business meeting of the CAPA Atlantic Zone and will conclude in the afternoon with a field trip to explore the photography of the wonderful waterfalls of Victoria Park. The conference is open to the public . The cost is $35.00 for CAPA members, or $45.00 for non-members, payable at the door.
ATLANTIC CAMERA CONFERENCE
9:00am - 4:30pm
19th April, 2008
TRURO, Nova Scotia
Schedule (subject to minor changes)
9:00am - 1:00pm
"Dreamscapes and Destinations"
"East by Far East"
There will be appropriate refreshment breaks during the morning schedule
2:00-2:30pm Atlantic Zone Business meeting
2:30- 4:30pm Field Trip
Name: ________________________________________phone: _________
Address: _____________________________________________ ________
e-mail address: _____________________CAPA Membership no. __________
Registration Fee: CAPA Individual Members $35.00
Non-CAPA Members $45.00
Registration fee includes refreshment breaks, but not lunch.
Send your registration form and fee to:
Keith Vaughan, 7 Amberwood Court, Halifax, NS. B3M 3X6 (keith.vaughan@SMU.CA)