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DESOLATION


ARTIST STATEMENT That moment of seeing what you have

concept I couldn’t grasp, suddenly it was clear

envisioned, develop onto something tactical

and incredible. Since then I have worked hard

like paper is transcendent.

at developing my digital photography but am

First year of college in a visual studies course

continuously transferring those skills to film.

I had the opportunity to make a pinhole

Photography has become such an important

camera. Photography has always been this

part of my life, capturing everything from

abstract concept that I viewed completely as

deteriorating buildings to wedding vows.

magic; you click a button and what you saw a

Being able to hold on to a person, an object,

moment ago was frozen forever. Yet as I pulled

a moment or a place is a truly amazing thing

out my first piece of photo paper from the

and it is something I could not see myself

developing tray this “magic” took on a whole

living without.

new meaning. It was no longer some obscure


EDUCATION 2010-2013

Medicine Hat College

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Communications) with a 3.46 GPA July-August 2011

SAIT Polytechnic

Calgary, Alberta

Received Digital Photography Certificate WORK EXPERIENCE May 2012 - Present

Perry Thompson Photography

Calgary, Alberta

Photographer’s Assistant May 2012- Present Post-Production Coordinator

Leblond Studios

Calgary, Alberta


“I CAN’T QUIT SMOKING What else am I supposed to do when people take photos of me?”


ONLY DANI KALIFORNIA CAN ROCK NEON HAIR


“Change is good. I think it keeps things interesting. That, and I sure as hell was not buying some cheap wig! Gotta go with the real deal, right?�


“Hell yeah I can do that

VOGUE SHIT.”


“I play guitar in a band called

SMOKES AND A MIDGET.”


Shelbi Lynn Calgary, AB shelbi.lynn3@gmail.com

Desolation  

Film photography by Shelbi Lynn

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