Wednesday, September 30, 2009

2009 Bridgestone Contest

We have been invited once again to compete in the Bridgestone Photo Contest details of the contest will be discussed in class.

This year the prizes are cash and cameras so start thinking of ideas that fit within the contest theme. This year the theme is Bridgestone's commitment to community, to the environment, and to safety.

Thanks again to Bridgestone for including us in their 8th annual addition of this contest.

Alumni in the Francophone Games

Genevieve Thauvette a recent graduate of the Photography Program is featured in the Ottawa Citizen today in the ARTS & LIFE section.

Her images have been selected to compete in the Culture competition at the Francophone Games this year in Beirut.

Definitely check out her website she is one of the most interesting artist working in Ottawa.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Your New Student Reps 2009-2010

Say hello to your Student Reps for 2009-2010:

Student Reps 2nd Year:
Megan Bird and Keith Peckover

Student Reps 1st Year:
Brittany McElroy and Derek Hille

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Lomo - DSLR Adapter

Lomo has released a Diana Adapter for DSLRs that is very cool.

For those interested and not in the know about this camera's legacy check out this Diana site for specs and this Diana website for images, links and more.

To buy one online check out the official Lomo Shop and just for fun read the Timeline Section.

Costume Rental - Ottawa Little Theatre

For those that are looking for costumes one of the best places in town is the Ottawa Little Theatre. They have a large selection of period costumes that will not empty your budget.

It is best to call the Theatre's Rental Department to let them know what you want and to setup an appointment.

Ottawa Little Theatre | Web
Phone: 613-233-8948 ex 227

Call to Artists: Community Galleries Selection 2009

The City of Ottawa is accepting applications from local artist who want to show their work in the City of Ottawa Community Galleries.

The application process is open to anyone residing within a 150km radius of Ottawa.

The purpose of the Community Galleries:
  • To provide exhibition space free of charge to local and regional artists, increasing opportunities for both emerging and established artists to exhibit quality works of art in public spaces
  • To provide access and exposure to the arts for the residents of Ottawa
  • To enhance public awareness and to promote the visual arts in the City of Ottawa
More Info from the City of Ottawa.
The Application Form.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Algonquin Study Skills Workshop

The Counsellings Services at Algonquin College is offering a free Study Skills Workshop with a focus on:

- Time Management
- Concentration
- Effective Memory
- Test Preparation

Date: Saturday September 26, 2009
Time: 10AM - 12PM
Location: C346

For more info visit their website:

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

trash: revisited

This Friday two of our Alumni Rebecca Leach and Rémi Thériault will be showing work in the group show trash: revisited.

All proceeds of this silent auction will go to Rogers House the events kicks off at 7PM at 301 Bank St. downtown Ottawa.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Photographer's FORUM Contest

Photographer's Forum Magazine is having a contest, to enter click here. This is the 30th annual College Photo Contest the prizes include Nikon gear and cash and is sponsored by Nikon.

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Photo Fundraiser


One of the preeminent Contemporary Art Galleries in Ottawa La Petite Mort (306 Comberland St.) is having a fundraiser show in support of Doctors Without Borders.

Some of Ottawa's leading and up and coming photographers will be included in this show including Jackson Couse and Rémi Thériault both Algonquin Photography Alumni.

The show runs from September 25 - 27, 2009 and the Vernissage is Friday Sept 25 from 7-10PM.

Web | Doctors Withour Border (MSF)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich England has named its first Astronomy Photographer of the Year. This new annual competition is free and open to anyone interested check out the site to see some really cool images of the night sky.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Jodi Pudge - Canadian Living Magazine

Jodi Pudge graduate of the Algonquin Photography Program has her images featured in this month's issue of Canadian Living Magazine along with the front cover.

Check out her website to view more of her work, it will make you hungry.

Jen Allison Bookstore Photos

You might see some of these photographs around campus advertising a new line of clothes at the Algonquin First Class Bookstore they were taken by our very own Jen Allison congratulations buddy.

Camera Obscura

September 15 - 17, 2009 the Algonquin Photography Camera Obscura will be up in room C126 come experience what it is like to be inside a camera.

The first recorded use of a Camera Obscura was in the 5th century BCE by the Chinese Philosopher Mo-Ti, this device was also use by Aristotle (384-322 BCE) and the Islamic Scientist Alhazen (965 - 1039), this unique phenomenon is a must see.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Algonquin Photography Website 2009

The 2009 Algonquin Photography Website was launched at our Orientation last week. New alumni images are up on the main page click the plus sign (bottom left) to advance to the next image, they are random so be patient.

Thanks to Shawn Carter, Chelsey Draycott, Lauren Swalsky, Sean Graves and Trevor Pearson for all their work on the site.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Pizza Orientation '09 - Thanks!!

Thanks to all the students and graduates that attended our annual Pizza Orientation it was a great kick off to our upcoming year.

Thanks to our suppliers Shereen and Doe from Apple, Dino from Henry's, Ken from Labworks and Andre´ and Mike from Vistek for taking the time to come and meet our students and of course, thanks for all the goodies.

Lastly we would like to give a shout out to Gordie and the cafeteria staff for all their hard work and the delicious pizza.


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Friday, September 11, 2009

Pizza Orientation '09

Today is our Photography Program Orientation come one come all meet your fellow students, suppliers, faculty, win some prizes and have some pizza.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Face and Film: Vernissage

The Face and Film vernissage was a great event, the gallery was packed, the drinks were good and the work looked great. If you missed the opening don't worry the show is still on till September 27, 2009.

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