Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Face and Film

O my goodness they grow up so quickly, our returning second year students Thomas Dagg, Melissa Ade, Jennifer Allison and Christos Spentzos are having a show at Arts and Architecture. The vernissage is on Friday, September 4th from 7pm – 10pm. Stop by to view some great work, mingle with industry types, have some snacks, refreshments and support your friends.

Arts and Architecture: Web |
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For those that can not make the opening night, the exhibit will be on display from
September 2 - 27th.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Canon Print Demo - Henry's

Canon print demonstration at Henry's Ottawa.

Tuesday September 22nd from 4PM - 8PM at the Nepean Store 540 West Hunt Club Road, and September 24th from 4PM - 8PM at the Downtown Henry's 267 Bank St.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Art Photography Now - Susan Bright

This book covers recent art photography it is published by Aperture Magazine so you know it will be a good read and lots of images to look at.

The LRC has this just sitting up there waiting to be taken out.

Ansel Adams: American Expereince PBS by Ric Burns

Another great documentary by Ric Burns about one of the greatest photographers of the last century Ansel Adams. Book it out from the Learning Resource Centre today.


This PBS documentary is new to the Algonquin's Learning Resource Centre it covers the vast history of American Photography up until the late 1980s a very interesting overview. To visit the companion website click here.

STRAND Under The Dark Cloth

This documentary about the legendary Paul Strand his photography and his relationship with his mentor Alfred Stieglitz and his wife the painter Georgia O'Keefe. This is also a new arrival to the Learning Resource Centre and a must see for any buddy young street photographer.

"It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness." Paul Strand

Art:21 Video Series PBS

Art:21: Art in the Twenty-First Century is a series of videos on at the Learning Resource Centre that deals with photographers, painters, sculptures and other artist today, Oliver Herring is one of the featured artist.

Art:21 also has a blog that keeps the series up to date.

Good News From Our Grads

One of our recent graduates, Amila Matthew, is currently working for a newspaper in Tbilisi Georgia, Georgia Today. Amila's two page photo story is above, congratulations Amila on your recent publication.

If you want to see some more of Amila's photos and read the article about the IDP (Internally Displaced Person) Settlements in Georgia visit Georgia Today Electronic Version Section and download the recent edition.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Information Session 2009

Today was our annual Program Information Session for our First Year Students. We met many of our new students, discussed the program, answered questions and gave a few tours.

The Faculty is looking forward to the upcoming year we have many exciting new additions to the program. It also looks like we have a great batch of new students and of course an awesome group of returning students, see you all soon!!

Photo Life - Emerging Photographers

Two of our graduates and a second year student have been included in Photo Life Magazine's Emerging Photographer contest Leslie Dornan, Andrew Cottingham and Amy Jenson, congratulations!!

The issue is out now so pick up a copy to see which of their images were selected.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Nikon Bob | New Nikon Coolpix S1000pj

Rarely will we comment on point and shoot cameras but Bob has sent us a really interesting one. The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj it is a point and shoot with a built in projector that is pretty darn cool.

Good News From Our Grads

Rémi Thériault a recent graduate was published on the front cover of the Ottawa Citizen this weekend. Good work buddy and nice shot, check out his blog and website for more of his work.