Monday, June 29, 2009

Nikon Bob | D-Town TV

Bob our Nikon Rep has sent us an interesting link, the site is called D-Town TV.
It is a weekly show for Nikon users from Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski. Thanks Bob!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Graduation 09

Congratulations to all the Graduates it was nice to see you walk across the stage, good luck in all your future endeavours.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Emerging Photographer Series - One

This is a new series of videos we have begun here at the Program on Emerging Photographers. This series will focus on our second year students and specifically their personal projects while in the Program.

This video covers Thomas Dagg who was commissioned to photograph the Faculty for our new website. The images will also be included in his Multitude series, check out his website, for more of his work and stay tuned for the images from the shoot.

The new Algonquin Website designed by Graduate students Lauren Swalsky, Sean Graves, Treavor Pearson, Sean Carter and Chelsey Draycott is coming soon.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Laminator Training - Tom White

It was training day at the Photography Program, we learned how to operate our new laminator. Tom White formerly of About Face came in for a full morning run down on the safe and proper way to laminate and dry mount.

Thanks Tom your knowledge and years of practical experience with mounting and framing were an invaluable asset.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Denine Wrixon Returns

Our intrepid Professor, Denine Wrixon, has returned from her fact finding mission to several Toronto Studios and Labs.

She brought back many interesting tips, tricks and other fun stuff from the Pros, get ready for them in the upcoming school year.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to meet with Denine, your insights are greatly appreciated.

Open House | Wienecke | Leeder | Cottingham = Studio 77

There are some new studio owners in town and they are giving away free drinks.

Saturday June 27, check out an up and coming studio, the hosts:

JD Wienecke

Dylan Leeder

Andrew Cottingham

Congratulations Buddies!

Sunday, June 14, 2009

GAKCITY - David LaChapelle

Charlie Rose - Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz on the Charlie Rose show August 27, 2007.

The first interviewee is Muhammad Yunus which some might be inclined to skip to get to Annie, but you might want to watch Mr. Yunus especially those interested in social issues. He is the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Photo Life - Emerging Photographers

We have just found out that Lesley Dornan is going to be included in Photo Life magazine's Emerging Photographers 2009 issue due out in September, congratulations to Lesley!! We here at the College eagerly await this issue every year.

If anyone else has been included let us know, your accomplishments should be celebrated.

Carol-Ann McColgan - Photo Competition Finalist

Image © Carol-Ann McColgan 2009

Carol-Ann has made it to the finals in a local photo competition, for her image above. Now it is up to the public to vote on the winner. Support your fellow student and click here to vote for her photograph, not that we are bias but we think she should totally win.

Christian LaChance - Former Grad Westfest Show

Images © Christian LaChance 2009

Christian LaChance a former grad is in a group show at the Wall Space Gallery called BIG NAMES, little art show during Westfest, he will be showing his Pinhole Photographic Art.

The Wall Space Gallery is located at 358 Richmond Road and Westfest runs from June 12-14.


Wednesday, June 10, 2009

School of Media & Design Award Nominee 2009

Image © Breanne Sinibaldi 2009

To Students of the Photography Program:
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Ms Breanne Sinibaldi has been nominated for the School of Media and Design Award 2009.
“This prestigious award is presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated achievement in leadership in program-related activities, application of learning outcomes for the benefit of others and excellence in reaching the learning outcomes of the program and applying the knowledge to higher levels.”
Congratulations to Breanne for being nominated!
The winner of this award will be announced at the Graduation Ceremonies on June 19, 2009.
Garry Carter, Coordinator

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Andrew Balfour - Last Week at Arts & Architecture

For those of you who have not seen Andrew Balfour's show at Arts & Architecture this is the last week. So get out and take a look, his Chocolate Polaroids are a must see.

C124 New Look (The After) 2009 | 2010

Let's just say that Bowie is very happy, the new printers have arrived, C124 has four new Epson 7900s and C125 and C131 have one each. These brand new 24" inch printers have HDR inks for better dynamic range and archival properties.

The Run (C124) is now a dedicated Print Lab, along with the new printers the large print viewing booth is now located in this room too.

C112 New Look (The After) 2009 | 2010

Over the past two days we have all been working hard to re-locate and organize all the gear from C122 into the new Studio Storage Room (C112), right across the hall.

The cabinets, grid wall, apple boxes and all the other gear like their new home so please return everything where you found it.

C126 New Look (The After) 2009 | 2010

The Production Room paint is dry, one of the drop box cabinets has been ripped out and a new floor installed.

We are gearing up for this coming year with a new Laminator and Foam Core Cutter. These items along with our existing Dry Mount Press has converted this room into a true Production Room.

So get ready to get printing when you return, the pictures in C131 and C125 need to be changed and you second years will be in charge of that. So keep on shooting because we want to see what you have been doing over the summer.

C122 New Look (The After) 2009 | 2010

The upstairs studio (C122) has been emptied the grid walls, cabinets, apple boxes and roll paper are now in C112, the new Studio Storage Room. All softboxes are being bagged and tagged and will now be stored in the ER and signed out as needed.

This will give us more space and help keep everything organized.

Monday, June 1, 2009

New Look (The Before) - 2009 | 2010

Things are getting primed and painted around here, C124 and C126 are going completely grey and C125 is getting a fresh new white coat of paint. The printer racks and Epson 4800s are gone and new printers, cameras and other photographic gear are arriving soon, stay in touch to keep up to date.