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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…

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…

A sign of our times

The storyboards of our neighbourhoods. We see them every day, we ignore them every day. We laugh at them and they make us angry, they can make us take action or bring out the rebel inside us. They are so common that we take them for granted, yet they have been around for decades. We read them while we’re waiting…

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