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Photography, beating the covid19 lockdown blues

Photography is a great way to beat the lockdown blues More and more people are getting creative with their COVID-19 coping methods by taking up photography or art as a hobby to help beat the covid19 lockdown blues. Albeit, photography, painting or drawing they are all a great distraction from the stresses of covid19 lockdowns or restrictions. Don’t worry if…

Photographers rights – street photography isn’t a crime

Is street photography legal? Today, most people walk around with a camera of some sort in their possession. Point-and-shoots, DSLRs and blogging cams, not to mention cellphones which have become ubiquitous. Yet it seems that in many public locations, security officials are paranoid about letting people actually use those cameras. Our guardians of public safety often have the idea that shooting…

Calgary street photography and sharing my experiences

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Having been a street photographer for many years I’m often asked to share my experiences when out with other photographers. I have to admit that I’m often guilty of not sharing to much information, recently however I’ve been more forthcoming. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) based here in Calgary as an…

Walk For Freedom March

Despite the threat of fines and an appeal from Premier Jason Kenney that they halt their large gatherings, opponents of COVID-19 restrictions gathered outside Calgary City Hall again this past Saturday (05 Dec 2020). Similar rallies are expected to take place in Edmonton and Red Deer while Canmore will see another anti-mask protest on Sunday. Looking at the large crowd…

Calgary Street Photography

Calgary Street Photography. Walking the streets of Calgary always throws up interesting characters as well as interesting juxtapositions, which are the staple of street photographers worldwide. Calgary street photography starts to get more challenging as the end of the year approaches and the first couple of weeks of November has delivered sub zero temperatures as well as a decent amount…

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