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Vol. 13, No.1 • Spring 2012

Contents

Sheena Wilkie

Editor-in-chief 14220 71 Ave. Surrey BC V3W2L1 E-mail: editor-in-chief@capacanada.ca

Jacques S. Mailloux

Publishing Editor

Jozef VanVeenen

Art Director E-mail: info@tikit.ca

Roger Partington

Advertising Manager E-mail: roger@coherentb2b.com

CANADIAN CAMERA (ISSN1206-3401) is published quarterly by the Canadian Association for Photographic Art, Box 357, Logan Lake BC V0K 1W0. No part of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written permission of the publisher and author. All photographic rights remain with the photographer. Opinions expressed are those of the individual contributors. Articles and photographic portfolios are welcomed from all CAPA members. All articles and low resolution photographs should be submitted to CANADIAN CAMERA, c/o the Editor-in-Chief at editor-in-chief@ capacanada.ca.CANADIAN CAMERA reserves the unrestricted right to edit, crop and comment editorially on all submitted material. SUBSCRIPTIONS: CANADIAN CAMERA is distributed automatically to CAPA members. Individual copies are available for $7.95. Library subscriptions cost $35.00 for four issues. For further information, contact CAPA National Headquarters, Box 357, Logan Lake BC V0K 1W0. Tel.: 1-250-523-2378 E-mail: capa@capacanada.ca Canadian Mail Publication Agreement #1665081

Jacques S. Mailloux

Sheena Wilkie

Message from the President Phototalk Canadian Camera Conference 2013

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Member's Portfolio Club News CAPA 2012 Annual Digital Competition CAPA Competitions Photography and Architectural Simplicity Landscapes, Photography and a Proposed Mega-Quarry CAPA New Members

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Marion McCristall

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Jacques S. Mailloux

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Message from the president

CAPA Officers & National Council Members

Founded in 1968, CAPA is a nonprofit organization for photographers, including amateurs, professionals, camera clubs, and anyone interested in photography. The aims of CAPA are to promote good photography as an art form in Canada, and to provide useful information for photographers. CAPA ac­complishes this through interaction with individuals and member camera clubs and by distributing slide sets, evaluating photographs, running competitions, and publishing the quarterly Canadian Camera. CAPA also sponsors Canadian Camera Conference, an annual summer weekend of field trips and seminars held in a different city each year. CAPA is a member of the Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique (FIAP).

CAPA OFFICERS PRESIDENT Jacques S. Mailloux, Hon. FCAPA VICE PRESIDENT Rick Shapka SECRETARY Michael Breakey, FCAPA TREASURER Len Suchan, FCAPA PAST PRESIDENT Allen P. Bargen, Hon. FCAPA

CAPA DIRECTORS ATLANTIC ZONE Leo Allain QUEBEC ZONE Volunteer Opportunity ONTARIO ZONE Rod Trider PRAIRIE ZONE Larry Easton, FCAPA PACIFIC ZONE Larry Breitkreutz, FCAPA DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGING Dr. Bob Ito, Hon. FCAPA DIRECTOR OF CCC William ( Bill ) Lloyd DIRECTOR OF COMPETITIONS Leonie Holmes

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR CAPA Membership phone 1.250.523.2378 c/o Lee Smith Box 357, Logan Lake, BC V0K 1W0 E-mail: membership@capacanada.ca Website: www.capacanada.ca 2 - CANADIAN CAMERA

Jacques S. Mailloux

Dear friends, The nice weather will be here shortly, and the new leaves will soon emerge to impart colour to the featureless world we have been living in for the past several months. This is a rebirth of nature, and with it comes a rebirth of CAPA.

The ne w Website will be online shortly, with new features and new learning opportunities. We are presently seeking associations with distributors and organizations, which will want to gain exposure by sharing with us some of the teaching videos they have produced, and which we are looking to share with you. These will be made available mostly in the members only area of the new Website. In order to fully experience the new Website, members will be asked to login, using their CAPA membership number and a password of their choosing. Discount codes will be more easily accessible, and a greater number of photos and videos will be made available, all with copyright protection. It will also be easier for members to know when their membership expires, with reminders upon login and direct links to the Karelo membership renewal site. We will offer more opportunities for galleries, as well as online discussions and reviews. And in time, we will add the possibility to submit online for all CAPA competitions. We are also considering the addition of an electronic version of Canadian Camera Magazine, which will be offered alongside the print edition, in the members only area of the Website. This will be an expanded edition with more photos, and more articles on the subject you love best, photography. It will also include live links to advertisers, and to the products being offered. In time, this e-mag will be fully compatible with

tablet computers and colour e-readers, making it easy to carry a collection of your favourite magazine wherever you go. With spring 2012, we are working on making CAPA more relevant to Canadian photographers, and to this end, we need the help of each and every CAPA member, no matter where you live. Clubs everywhere are gaining new members, and more of this new generation of photographers should become CAPA members to gain access to the numerous benefits of membership in our association. Get a new member, and you will be rewarded for your efforts, with a $5 rebate on your next membership renewal, up to a maximum of $15. Just make sure the person signing up includes your name and membership number in the Referred by section of the membership form. An important membership benefit was recently added for clubs: Commercial General Liability Insurance. Several clubs have already taken advantage of this new benefit, and I encourage the Executive of each and every member club in Canada, including Québec, to investigate. This group coverage has been requested by our members for years. On its own, liability insurance is an expensive proposition, but this new CAPA benefit now makes it affordable for most. Without it, most clubs are open to civil litigation and damages should anything happen during a club sponsored event. You owe it to your club and to those who volunteer so generously


in your organization to offer them the protection they deserve. Finally, with the arrival of spring come new photographic opportunities to expand your knowledge and your abilities using your camera. This is the time to challenge yourself to learn about an aspect of photography you haven’t explored until now. For instance, if you are mostly a nature photographer, why not try your hand at macro photography, or even portraiture in a natural setting. Both types of photography wouldn’t require you to acquire new equipment, but may dictate that you sit down with a book on the subject, or in front of your computer. Either way, you would learn something new you can do in photography, and may even enjoy it! g Sincerely, Jacques S. Mailloux FCAPA, Hon. FCAPA President

www.capacanada.ca Tel.(250) 523-2333

SUBMISSION OF ARTICLES, PORTFOLIOS AND NEWS ITEMS CAPA Members… We need submissions for upcoming issues. Canadian Camera is YOUR magazine! We welcome your articles, news items, portfolios and reviews. We do reserve the right to accept or reject material as we see fit. We will make every effort to achieve a balance of views, subject matter and geographical representation of our members. So please, submit an article about that last photo trip you took or that last nice lens you purchased. You never know, you might just get your name in print.

How to send material • Please write your article in MS Word format, plain or rich text; • You may send your article and low res photos by email to ­­editor-in-chief@ capacanada.ca; • High resolution photos can also be ­submitted by FTP (instructions available upon request); • Please don’t format the text of your article. No bold, underline, bullets, indenting, or special characters; • Photos must be JPG format (No RAW, TIFF, PSD, etc.); • Do not resize, final photos must be full resolution; • If photos are scanned CMYK is ­preferable to RGB; • Photos must have simple ­descriptive filenames and include the photographer's name, e.g. Susan_ Brown_barn_swallow.jpg; • We may not use all of the photos you submit; • Your article should not contain notes about where to place a photo; • Your article should not contain wording specific to a photo;

• You may list your files and suggested captions after the text of your article; • Please include your phone number, ­ e-mail address and CAPA membership number.

When to send it You may submit an article any time but for time sensitive material our submissions deadlines are:

• Winter Issue Oct. 23 • Spring Issue Jan. 19 • Summer Issue April 20 • Fall Issue July 20 Submitting an article and having it accepted does not mean it will come out in the next issue.

Where to send it Canadian Camera c/o Sheena Wilkie, Editor-in-Chief E-mail: editor-in-chief@capacanada.ca

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phototalk

Sheena Wilkie, Editor-in-chief

“Wait!” you say, “That’s not a real camera, it can’t make real photos”!

We’ve all got one in our pockets or purses. Well maybe not everyone but over 80% of us carry a cell phone that has a built in camera. In 2000 the first cell phone camera was mass produced. The Sharp J-SH04 phone camera produced a whopping 0.1 megapixel image. Those early cell phone cameras if used at all were mostly used to document events, particularly incidents we required proof of. Things like the damage from a fender bender, that water stain on the laminate floor for the insurance company, Sasquatch sightings, weather phenomena and even alien abductions. They were a bit of a novelty. But then one day the Internet and the camera phone crossed paths and the world changed forever. Events from something as mundane as eating dinner to breaking world news and everything in between was being photographed on cell phone cameras and uploaded to the Internet for all to see – often within minutes of happening. In 2004 for the first time the majority of the images we saw on the evening news of the devastation of the Indian Ocean tsunami were not from professional news journalists but cell phone photographs taken by ordinary citizens. This saw the birth of citizen

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journalism -- people on the street, capturing and sharing what is happening before them at any given time. Everyone always has their phone with them! Phone cameras also quickly became the new accessible, Internet friendly, point and shoot cameras for many families; in fact phone cameras out-sell digital cameras four to one. And no wonder when email programs and websites like Flickr and Facebook integrate the uploading of phone camera images seamlessly into their interfaces making it easier than ever to share our photos and ourselves with the world. Over the years the quality of the images produced by these tiny mobile cameras has improved dramatically. Now we have cell phones with both front and back facing cameras which are capable of producing images at 8 megapixels. Some even have zoom, pan and flash capabilities. Software programs have been written exclusively for developing and enhancing images taken by cell phone cameras. Applications like Instagram, Procamera, Hipstomatic and Magic Shutter are only a few of the literally hundreds of photo apps people can use. So it should come as no surprise to us that photographers have embraced these tiny phone cameras as an artistic tool and are producing amazing photographs with them – giving birth to phoneography as a new genre of photography.

Phoneography is being compared to the visual style of Lomography or the Polariod. It has many of the same limitations and challenges. But it also has much of the same simplicity and beauty in execution and result.

“Wait!” you say, “That’s not a real camera, t can’t make real photos”! I hear you. I too have a hard time getting my head around those tiny sensors and fixed lenses taking photos that can compare to my serious big black DSLR with the shiny fast glass. But the bottom line is – I’ve seen the proof – photographs I would love to have made – photographs being taken seriously by serious photographers and beautiful photographs being made by respected artists. I bet you’ve admired a photograph made by a cell phone camera and not even realized it! So I’m challenging myself and you to get over our issues about our big black cameras and see what kind of photographs we can make with our cell phone cameras. After all, cameras don’t make photographs, photographers make photographs. Stay tuned for an exciting CAPA Phoneography Competition! g Sheena Wilkie MCAPA www.phototalk.ca


CANADIAN CAMERA CONFERENCE 2013 June 28 – 30, 2013

Hosted by Photo Fredericton Logo in Beautiful Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Presenters include Freeman Patterson and AndrĂŠ Gallant with many more photographers and speakers to be announced. Fantastic field trips and workshops will round out the program.

Contact: Michiko Nishijima at michiko@capacanada.ca for more information.


MEMBER’S PORTFOLIO

Marion McCristall My curiosity rarely takes a breath and this is reflected in the diversity of the types of photographs I take. I am always amazed at what catches my eye, stirs my soul, and inspires me. I try to create images that portray the beauty of nature, man’s humanity, or tell a story of life as lived in a moment in time. I am inspired by the work of many photographers and attend workshops on topics related to image-capture and the digital darkroom. Most recently, I’ve had the opportunity to go on photography sojourns in the Lot-et-Garonne region with British photographer Peter Evans at Painting Photography France and in Tuscany with Julian Hyzler who runs art holidays at his villa there.

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MEMBER’S PORTFOLIO

Last fall I went on a photo safari in Kenya with David Rogers, a renowned South African photographer. This was my first experience photographing wildlife and I was in complete awe while I tried to capture the spectacle of animals in their natural habitat. Due to weight restrictions, I prefer to travel with as little gear as possible. I used a Nikon D7000 with a 70-300 mm lens for animal shots and a Nikon D90 with an 18-200 mm lens for landscapes. I’ve been a member of CAPA for three years and recently received certificates for 4th place in the Fall Print Competition and 2nd place in the Greeting and Notecard Competition. As a member of Langley Camera Club I have the opportunity to be with friendly, like-minded photographers whom I can learn from and share ideas with. This collection is in sepia as I love the tonal contrasts, graphic qualities, and the artistic interpretation provided in monochromatic images. Other photographs can be seen at www.marionmccristall.com. g

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Club News

Canmore Photography Club joins CAPA

(top) Bill Warmington, cityscape;(bottom left) Paul Kalra, Brothers; (bottom middle) Ottmar Phillipp, Scooter Kids Bhutan; (bottom right) Peter Hopkins, Above Canmore.

Canmore is nestled in the rugged Rocky Mountains on the Bow River just outside of the Banff National Park 22 kilometres east of the Banff townsite. The population is approximately 12,000 ­permanent and 6,000 non-permanent second home owners. There are over 71 kilometres of multi use trails within the town limits, many lakes, and 5 major ski resorts in close proximity. There is an ­endless array of beautiful scenery, flora and fauna as well as a ­variety of ­outdoor ­activities. Wildlife such as grizzly bears, wolves, deer and elk ­populate the area, with all of this creating an ­extraordinary ­opportunity to make captivating photographs. 8 - CANADIAN CAMERA

Canmore is home to many nationally and internationally recognized artists, artisans and photographers. The Canmore Camera Club was founded in 2003 and now has an annual membership that varies from 25 to 30 members. The club meets monthly to promote photography, share information and instruct members on technology and concepts to assist in making better photographs. At each monthly meeting a slideshow of members pictures relating to a particular theme is shown. Many of the pictures are examined after the show and discussed on the merits of the pictures


Club News

Walker McBryde, Requiem

and how some could have been made from good into better and even great pictures. The Canmore Camera Club facilitates training for its members through instructional sessions led by those in the club with more knowledge and experience about a particular subject. Professional photographers and those with a particular expertise are also invited to share their knowledge with our group. Photowalks in town and field trips to nearby beauty spots are organized throughout the year to give opportunity to practice the skills learned during the different instructional sessions.

Harv Emter, Lake Louise Canoe Rental Cabin

The Canmore Camera Club is very involved in the community and has been participating in artsPeak which is a weekend festival of the arts in Canmore. The weekend includes an exhibition of members’ images and free introduction to digital photography workshops to the community. This year the club will also participate in the Exposure: Calgary Banff Canmore Photography Festival. This festival was established in 2004 by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Its purpose is to encourage the broader community to appreciate the medium of photography. This festival is usually held during the month of

February and the club will be showing the work of members at the Canmore Art Gallery during the last two weeks of the event. This event encourages more thoughtful image making, attracts a significant amount of media coverage and raises interest in serious photography as an art form. Several club members have participated in a variety of competitions and they are enthusiastic about our membership with the Canadian Association for Photographic Art. We are looking for opportunities to learn more about the art of photography and meet many of you at future events. g

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Club News

North Shore Photographic Society

Delta Photo Club

The North Shore Photographic Society will present the 2012 Photography Challenge, Saturday, March 3, at the Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts. The show begins at 7 pm.

On April 20th & 21st the Delta Photo Club will be hosting their second annual two-day event known as DPI (Delta Photo Inspirations). The event includes a Juried Photo Exhibition and Dessert Reception on the Friday evening, with a Vendor Trade Show, insightful seminars and Keynote Speaker on Saturday (lunch included). The Juried Photo Competition is open to all Lower Mainland Photographers with a submission deadline of April 2nd. This year's categories are: Portraits, Open Colour and Open Monochrome. A selection of these images will be on display during the Friday evening reception when the category winners will be announced and prizes awarded. There is no charge for Friday evening and the inclusive day package for Saturday is a SUPER value at $55. If you wish to attend the Keynote Session only you can do so for $20. Tickets at the door will be based on availability; those who register before March 20th will be eligible for the Early Bird prize draw.

The Challenge is a competition of photo clubs from BC and the Yukon in a visual feast of rare wildlife action, stunning natural beauty, street photography, architecture and structures, the human form, abstracts, altered reality, and cutting-edge digital technique. An annual event, the Challenge is in its 28th year. Competing clubs each submit 10 images from 10 different photographers. The images are projected, and scored by a panel of judges certified by CAPA (Canadian Association for Photographic Art). Viewing of the competition and awards is open to the public. Audience members can also enjoy and vote for The People's Favourite of prints hung in the lobby. Refreshments will be served at intermission. Ticket holders will take home a large number of photography-related door prizes donated by our generous corporate sponsors. Tickets may be purchased for $18 from Kay Meek by phoning 604-913-3634, or on their website at www.kaymeekcentre.com. Tickets may also be obtained from the North Shore Photographic Society. For more information, contact Gordon Cornwall, Challenge Team (Promotions) (604-986-3843, gordon@phantomself.org), or Norah Corbet, Challenge Coordinator (norahcorbet@shaw.ca); or visit www.nsps.ca

   

 

 

Early  Bird  Weekend     Price   Before  Mar.  1,  2012                                              Regina  Shutterbugs   Early  Bird   Weekend   $145.00     PhotoForum  2            Frame  by  Frame   012   Price   Day  Pass  -­‐  $80.00                                            Regina  Shutterbugs   Before   Mar.  1,  2012                                             A pril   1 3,   1 4,   1 5,   2 012              Frame  by  Frame  PhotoForum  2012   $145.00   After   M ar.  1,  2012                                            April  13,  14,  15,  2012   $160.00   Day   P ass   -­‐  $80.00                                              Regina  Shutterbugs   Day  pass  -­‐  $90.00     F eaturing              Frame          b      y        F      rame                          P      hotoForum    Featuring   2012   After  M ar.  1   ,  2012   {limit  300  people}                                                    A      pril   1 3,   1 4,          1      5,          2  P  012    atterson            Freeman  Patterson                                                    F    reeman   $160.00        Dennis  Fast                              F      ast    Allen        D  ennis     B    argen                                      Allen  Day   Bargen       Issue   pass   -­‐  $inter   90.00   Refer   to  W      Susan  McGillivray                                    M      ufty                M      athewson      F  M eaturing     ufty  Mathewson        Susan  M cGillivray   Canadian   Camera      Dr.  Branimir  Gjetvaj        George  Webber   {limit  300  p   eople}                                                        Freeman   P atterson      Dr.  Branimir      Mike  Grandmaison        Larry  GEjetvaj   aston        George  Webber        Dennis   Fast  P  erret                                                Allen   Bave   argen       For  more  info  contact:      John        D Krughoff   Refer   to  Winter  Issue       M ike   G randmaison         L arry   E aston   Bill  1-­‐306-­‐584-­‐1281      Mufty      M athewson   cGillivray   Cheryl   Pady          Susan          DM on   Healy   Canadian   Camera       J ohn   P erret                   D ave   Krughoff      Dr.  Branimir   G jetvaj         G eorge   W ebber        Ken  Dickson          Mike  Stobbs    

 

 

Regina Shutterbugs Frame by Frame PhotoForum 2012   April            13,              14,            15,              2012      

     Mike   Grandmaison        Larry   Easton      Cheryl   Pady        John  P   erret                  Dave  Krughoff      Kmore en  Dickson     Bill   Pady  For    Cheryl          info Don  Hcontact: ealy            Ken  Dickson          Mike  Stobbs  

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For more information on the competition, instructors and Keynote Speaker please visit ww.DeltaPhotoInspirations.com.

       Don  Healy   For  more  info  contact:        Mike     Bill  S1tobbs -­‐306-­‐584-­‐1281   1-306-584-1281  

Early  Bird  Weekend   Price   Before  Mar.  1,  2012   $145.00   Day  PCamera ass  -­‐  $club 80.00   Welland is hosting

Welland Camera Club

 

a "Day with Ethan Meleg"

After  M ar.  1,  2012   $160.00   Saturday, May 5th, 2012 9:00 A.M. P.M. Day  pass  -­‐  -$4:30 90.00  

Niagara   College, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus {limit   300   eople}   135 Taylor Rd,pNiagara-on-the   L0S 1J0 Lake, ON

Refer  to  Winter  Issue   Cost $50.00 CAD or US Canadian   Camera  

Topics for the   day Include: outdoor photography, & wildlife photograFor  more  bird info   contact:   phy, landscape & travel photography.   Bill  1   -­‐306-­‐584-­‐1281   For registration information visit www.wellandcameraclub.com  

 

 

 

 


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Annual Digital Competition www.digitalcapacanada.ca

The entries from the two themes were so interesting last year that we decided on a repeat performance, but with a twist: your assignment in 2012 is to provide our judges with Circles & Wheels – or – Harbours & Lighthouses images that are exceptional, awe inspiring, or simply stunning! Look around you, drive around town or through the countryside, and find those old wheels or circles that have a certain indefinable appeal, yet say a lot to your artistic eye! For those of you living close to the coast, a marina or a harbour, find this picture that expresses the spirit of adventure and discovery that has inspired mariners around the world to sail beyond the horizon towards new lands and new people. And if this harbour happens to have a lighthouse… Reveal the artist within you, discover what your equipment can do, and capture the very best images you can! The Annual Digital Competition is the only CAPA competition with merchandise prizes. The announcement comes early in the year, to give you time to go out and get your best shot. Yet, if you find later on that you get an even better shot, you can easily submit this new entry in place of a previous one. As in previous years, the first three winners will share the bounty, which will be revealed in the summer edition of Canadian Camera. In addition to our three winners, ten (10) CAPA Honour Award Ribbons will also be awarded. This competition is open to CAPA Individual and Family members only, who are permanent Canadian residents. So, if you belong to one of our many CAPA clubs, we encourage you to join as an Individual or Family member. By taking part in this competition you will have a chance to win one of three fabulous prize packages. Legal Terms: With proper credits to the photographer and a reference to the CAPA 2011 Annual Digital Competition Prize, winners give CAPA, Sony of Canada Ltd. and Adobe Systems Canada Inc. the right to publish their winning photograph in Canadian Camera and on the CAPA Website, and use them at any CAPA, Sony and Adobe exhibition, publication, promotional or educational event. Entry into this competition implies acceptance of the above practice, unless refused in writing by notifying the Chair of this competition. CAPA recommends that the photographer obtain a model release for presentation and publication purposes, prior to submitting an entry, and have these available if requested. In case of legal challenge, the photographer agrees to hold CAPA, Sony of Canada Ltd. and Adobe Systems Canada Inc. harmless, and assume all liability or injury that

may arise from entry into this competition. Photographers retain all creative rights to their art. How to Enter: All entries must be submitted electronically no later than midnight (Pacific Standard Time: GMT-8:00) September 30th, 2012, through our Website at www.digitalcapacanada.ca. If you participated in a previous year, you need not register again; you can use the same login and password. For new participants, all you need to do is register using your CAPA Member Number (i.e. 28999) and a valid e-mail address. Please make note of the password the software will generate for you. All participants will be confirmed as members in good standing and living in Canada against our database, before their entries are accepted and judged at the end of the competition. Your registration will also make it possible for you to change your mind and submit a different entry up to the very last moment! E-mail and regular mail entries will NOT be accepted, and will NOT be returned. The Rules and Guidelines governing this competition are posted on the CAPA Website and can be downloaded and printed for your convenience. E-mail enquiries should be sent to Jacques@CAPACanada.ca. Make sure you include the title of the competition and the word CAPA in the Subject line, or your message may be tagged as spam or junk mail and not reach its destination. Contestants may enter one image per theme, or both on the same topic. The themes are Circles & Wheels and Harbours & Lighthouses, as detailed above. Participation is limited to 2 Entries per member, both on topic. You can submit either colour or B&W images. Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop and other software is permitted. Keep in mind though that we are looking for digital photographs and illustrations originating from photographs that have been produced with taste and imagination. Remember, CAPA is all about photographic art. And art should be created with care and love. Judging will be carried out in Ottawa in early October, and the results will be announced on the CAPA Website shortly thereafter. Jacques S. Mailloux, Hon. FCAPA Competition Chair

EVENT SPONSORS

Our deep gratitude and appreciation go to our sponsors for their support: Sony of Canada Ltd.; Amplis Foto Inc.; DayMen Photo Marketing; Adobe Systems Canada; and Blurb Canada. We are deeply indebted to Roy Hooper of the Camera Club of Ottawa for hosting the CAPA Digital Website as well as providing and fine-tuning the software that makes it possible for contestants to submit their entries electronically.

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CAPA Competitions Digital Open Club Competition 30 October 2011 Gold Andrzej Pradzynski, Latow Photographers Guild Brass Morning Silver Selby Shanly, Beach Photo Club, Sly Look Bronze Olivia Alimi, Toronto Camera Club,Point Blank Certificate of Merit 2nd Roger Casement, St. Catharines Photography Club, Solo Certificate of Merit 3rd Wayne Elliott, Latow Photographers Guild, Cadillac Rocket

Gold - Andrzej Pradzynski, Latow Photographers Guild, Brass Morning

Bruce Gunion, Chair Digital Open, Altered Reality, Theme Competitions gunion@sympatico.ca

Silver - Selby Shanly, Beach Photo Club, Sly Look Certificate of Merit 2nd Roger Casement, St. Catharines Photography Club, Solo

Bronze Olivia Alimi, Toronto Camera Club, Point Blank

Certificate of Merit 3rd Wayne Elliott, Latow Photographers Guild, Cadillac Rocket

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CAPA Competitions Digital Open Individual Competition 30 October 2011 Gold Medal and Certificate of Merit 1st Sheri Belanger, Toronto, ON “Zeus” Certificate of Merit 2nd Allison George, St John’s, NL “The Three Sheds” Certificate of Merit 3rd Tina Dorrans, Waterloo, ON “Delicate Detail” Silver Medal Peter Ferguson, Fonthill ON “Hi Grampy” Bronze Medal Fern Thompson, Cowichan Bay, BC “The Social Worker”

Gold Medal and Certificate of Merit 1st - Sheri Belanger, Toronto, ON, Zeus

Bruce Gunion, Chair Digital Open, Altered Reality, Theme Competitions gunion@sympatico.ca

Certificate of Merit 2nd - Allison George, St John’s, NL, The Three Sheds

Silver Medal - Peter Ferguson, Fonthill ON, Hi Grampy

Certificate of Merit 3rd - Tina Dorrans, Waterloo, ON, Delicate Detail

Bronze Medal Fern Thompson, Cowichan Bay, BC, The Social Worker

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CAPA Competitions Capa Individual Nature Competition October 30, 2011 Host Club: West Vancouver Seniors Photo Club Gold Medal: Peter Ferguson, Fonthill, Ontario 1. Close Enough 2. Lunch Time 3. Red Dragon 4. Sulphur on Conehead Silver Medal: Margarita Huang, Victoria, British Columbia 1. Brown Bear 2. Kermode Bear 3. Common Kingfisher 4. Red-necked Grebes

Certificates Of Merit 1st. Janet Kempster, Brantford, Ontario, Red Fox in Snow, 27 points. 2nd. Lenora Shier, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Short-eared Owl, 27 points. 3rd. Jorn Hansen, King City, Ontario, Black-necked Stilts, 27 points. Honor Awards 4th. Murray O’Neill, Coquitlam, British Columbia, 99 5th. Marlene Hornstein, Montreal, Quebec, 98 6th. Lenora Shier, West Vancouver, 97 7th. Jorn Hansen, King City, Ontario, 96

Bronze Medal: Mike Wooding, Saanich, British Columbia 1. Northern Spreadwing 2. Ladder-backed Woodpecker 3. Paddle-tailed Darner Fly-By 4. Spotted Spreadwings Botany Ribbon: Robert Nowland, Kamloops, British Columbia Small Purple Flowers

Certificate of merit, JornHansen, Black Necked Stilts

Bronze, Mike Wooding, Northern Spreadwing

Bronze, Mike Wooding, Paddle Tailed Darner Fly By

Certificate of merit, Janet Kempster, Red Fox in Snow

Silver, Margarita Huang, Brown Bear

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CAPA Competitions

Bronze, Mike Wooding, Spotted Spreadwings

Gold, Peter Ferguson, Red Dragon

Silver, Margarita Huang, Common King Fisher

Gold, Peter Ferguson, Close Enough

Gold, Peter Ferguson, Sulphur on Conehead

Gold, Peter Ferguson, Lunchtime

Bronze, Mike Wooding, Ladder Backed Woodpecker

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CAPA Competitions

2011 4-Nations Competition Results CAPA, in association with the Photographic Societies of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa annually participate in a 4-Nations Photographic Competition. This friendly event encourages sharing the selected photos from each country with fellow photographers from all 4-Nations. There is no entry fee to participate in this competition. Each Society enters 80 images, selected from their membership for this competition. Here are the 2011 top entries from each country. CANADA was the Host country for this event, and the 2011 Overall winner. Congratulations to all ­participants in the 2011 competition

Winning Image – Alan Wilson, Canada, Northern Hawk Owl

Honorable Mention – Ray Goddard, Canada, Curious Serval

Honourable Mention – Graeme Guy - Australia, Red Bearded Bee Eater

Honourable Mention – Peter Ryan - Australia, Sea Spirit

Honourable Mention – Evan McBride, New Zealand, monkey

Honourable Mention – Henk Stolk, New Zealand, Lucky Strike

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CAPA Competitions

Honourable Mention – Henk Stolk, New Zealand, Lucky Strike

Honourable Mention – Norma Hush, New Zealand, Bad Hair Day

Australia is the host for the 2012 event, and have issued the call for entries from all 4 nations. The host nation for 2012 is the Australian Photographic Society Inc. and cordially invites the photographic societies of New Zealand, Canada and South Africa to submit entries to the host nation by the 31st of May 2012. Each nation is to submit a total of 80 images….. 1 image per member will be selected from the pool of entries. • The 80 images are to be divided into 4 sections: • 35 submitted images under the section of OPEN • 15 submitted images under the section of MONOCHROME • 15 submitted images under the section of NATURE • 15 submitted images under the section of “our COUNTRY” All entries from Canadian members should be sent to allenbargen@telus.net no later than May 10th, 2012. Look for full details of the 2012 4-Nations competition in the NEWS section on the CAPA website.

CAPA Club Fall Print Open Competition Bronze Certificate London Camera Club, Ontario Mark Helm Bill Boswell Sherry Butts Eleanor Ovtscherenko Mary Chambers George Sapkowski

Crane Fly Otter Cliff Sunrise Yellow Calla Lily The Old Cooperage Eiffel Athlete Morningstar Mill Total Score

Gold Certificate Abbotsford Photo Arts Club, British Columbia 22 25 23 22 22 25 139

Silver Certificate Delta Photo Club British, Columbia Frank Peli L. Holland Laurie Laing Sharon Wright Rick Pelletier David Friederich

Lions Gate Bridge in Fog 22 Seed Pods 22 Winter Wonderland 25 Beach Boy 25 The Tradesman 22 Bald Eagles with Prey 27 Total Score 143

Alice McKinnon Eb Mueller Jason Inman Eileen Depeel Sandra Fiedler Rick Skerry

Blooms in the Dunes Damsel Fly Naughty Tulips in Evening Light Santa Fe Doors Cedar Waxwing Total Score

23 27 24 24 26 24 148

Certificates of Merit 1st Eb Mueller 2nd David Friederich 3rd Nick Honig

Damsel Fly Bald Eagles with Prey Great Kiskadee

27 27 27

Individual Fall Print Competition Results Gold Jim Ainslie Silver Dennis Milligan Bronze John Dufton

92 pts 89 pts 87 pts

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CAPA Competitions CAPA Club Competition - Digital Nature Host: The Darkroom Group, Coquitlam BC Gold Certificate Lions Gate Camera Club, Vancouver BC Connor Stefanison - Bald Eagle with Herring Tim Epp - Coastal Forest John Lowman - Concentration Murray O’Neill - Female Grizzly Bear Roberta Olenick - Prairie Chicken Courtship Display David Wingate - Short Eared Owl Shaking

140 pts 23 21 23 24 25 24

Silver Certificate Trillium Photo Club, Burlington ON Tarik Erbas - Ring Billed Gull Janet Kempster - Osprey With Fish Don Corby - Hepatica 5 Gary Love - Great White Egret David Seldon - Harris Hawk Portrait Marilyn Jarrett - Timberwolves

134 pts 24 22 21 23 20 24

Bronze Certificate Kimberley Camera Club, Kimberley BC Larry Tooze - Blue Jay Doug Cunnington - Wild Columbine John Lyon - Female Kestrel with Mouse Chris Thomason - Eared Grebe Jeanette Ovens - Great Grey Owl Neal Weisenberg - Male Western Bluebird Landing

133 pts 24 19 23 21 23 23

Botany Ribbon Angela House - Trees Through Fog

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Certificates of Merit 1st Roberta Olenick, Lions Gate Camera Club Prairie Chicken Courtship Display 2nd Ron Long, Burnaby Photographic Society Ma and the Kid 3rd Paul Armstrong, London Camera Club Fawn Breasted Brilliant Hummingbird

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Honour Award, next highest scoring Clubs (3 way tie) 4th Cowichan Valley Camera Club 4th Scarborough Camera Club 4th London Camera Club

132 132 132

Marilyn Jarrett - Timberwolves

David Seldon - Harris Hawk Portrait

Janet Kempster - Osprey With Fish

Chris Thomason - Eared Grebe Larry Tooze - Blue Jay

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Neal Weisenberg Male Western Bluebird Landing

Tarik Erbas - Ring Billed Gull

John Lyon - Female Kestrel with Mouse

Tim Epp - Coastal Forest Murray O’Neill - Female Grizzly Bear

Gary Love - Great White Egret

David Wingate - Short Eared Owl Shaking

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CAPA Competitions CAPA Club Competition - Digital Nature - Continued

Roberta Olenick - Prairie Chicken Courtship Display

John Lowman - Concentration

Jeanette Ovens - Great Grey Owl

Connor Stefanison - Bald Eagle with Herring

Paul Armstrong, London Camera Club Fawn Breasted Brilliant Hummingbird

Doug Cunnington - Wild Columbine

Don Corby - Hepatica 5

Ron Long, Burnaby Photographic Society Ma and the Kid

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CAPA Competitions Note Card And Greeting Card Competition We had 24 entries in the Note Card section and 18 entries in the Greeting Card section. The images were all high quality with much variety in subjects and ­techniques giving the judges a hard time to pick the ­winners. There were only 3 HM’s awarded in the greeting card section because there was a tie between 4th and 5th and the judges simply could not decide which card to honour, so in the end they just identified the 3 HM’s shown below. Best in Show Autumn at Granville Island – 1st place A New Day – Marion McCristall – 2nd Place

Autumn at Granville Island, Carol Coleman, 1st place

Note Cards: Autumn at Granville Island – Carol Coleman – 1st place Lonely Tree – Christina Bombaek – HM Friendship – Christina Bombaek – HM Arrival – Lauren Nicholl – HM Summer Nostalgia – Marion McCristall Greeting Cards: A New Day – Marion McCristall – 1st place Season Greetings – Lauren Nicholl Bike Power – Carol Coleman The Battery – Carol Coleman

A New Day, Marion McCristall, 2nd Place

Summer Nostalgia, Marion McCristall

Friendship, Christina Bombaek, HM

Arrival, Lauren Nicholl, HM

The Battery, Carol Coleman

Season Greetings, Lauren Nicholl

Bike Power, Carol Coleman

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Urban Gem, Toronto, 2009


Convocation Hall, Toronto 2009

Photographed at The University of Toronto. Convocation Hall is a famous historic hall that holds concerts, lectures and U of T's graduation. Photographically I was interested in the large piers and the beautiful wooden doors. The doors had reflections of the trees off in the distance. I changed the image to Black and White and then toned the doors and windows back to their original colour, because of their brilliance and the resulting contrast with the other parts of the stone structure.

Photography and Architectural Simplicity By Randy Romano Architectural design has always been a way for man to triumph over nature's 足harshest elements. Its initial roots were largely to provide practical shelters and places of 足worship where people could be safe and comfortable. However, architectural designs soon gained a greater complexity, providing cultures with buildings that reflected the greatness and creativity of our civilization. Technology and creative innovation worked hand in hand to create long standing buildings that have stood the tides of time.

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Beacon, Peterborough 2009 This image was made at a local Catholic church's front door. I was attracted by the stone work and settled on a composition that included the wooden door, the stone archway and the stained glass. I converted the image to black and white in Photoshop and then tinted part of the stained glass. There was some natural light inside the church that gave a small highlight in the glass and I wanted this to be emphasized, kind of like the light of God.

Many outstanding buildings have individual architectural elements that are not as significant or noticeable upon initial observation. The photography in Architectural Simplicity brings to light my discovery of specific aspects of significant buildings. The project has not only helped me to become a better photographer, but has helped me better understand characteristics of my own personality. Namely a need to isolate areas of life and concentrate on solutions Golden Tower, Toronto 2007 This image was made at the Royal Bank Tower in downtown Toronto. My son and I were going to open doors Toronto and in the process of going between buildings we came upon this brilliant golden tower with natural light bathing it. Immediately I noticed the clouds and the tower, which acted as a leading line to the sky. I converted the sky to black and white in Photoshop, which I felt really emphasized the clouds and did some adjustments to exposure and contrast.

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and understanding. It is essential to me to find the important elements of an overall subject and work those elements until I feel an order to the composition. After isolating specific details of buildings in this project, I used techniques such as colouring, toning and black and white alteration, to better promote my vision. It is of utmost importance to me to go beyond documenting a building. I want to be playful and creative in my interpretation, reflecting the true spirit of creativity found in these architectural designs. One of the most significant aspects to consider when photographing external buildings is a general observation of the structure. Get a feel of the building by taking the time to walk completely around it. Try to observe how the light is falling on the building at this time of the day or night, and note the shadow locations. By walking around the building you are getting a feel and understanding of the structure. At times I have just started photographing a building because of excitement, only later to realize a critical part of the structure was hidden from my view. Experience has taught me to hold my immediate excitement and do a patient observation. Always aim to photograph at the best light times, usually early morning or late afternoon, depending of course on the directional orientation of the building. Side lighting on a building can be interesting when incorporating shadows into the composition. Generally the most difficult light to work with is back light because of the high contrast. Although never say no to any lighting situation, work with the light and make the best of what's available. It is too important to just get out there and make images. Understandably, it is not always possible to return to the building in perfect light, so this initial walk around becomes of even greater importance, especially if the building must be photographed at the time of observation. Look for lines and shapes in the building exterior. Are the roof lines oblique or straight? What shapes can

Steps of Knowledge, Peterborough 2009 The lines and shapes of Trent University's Bata Library create an amazing composition. After spending many sessions photographing this library I especially liked the stone piers with their rough rock composition. I felt they made an interesting one sided frame for the horizontal stairs.

you find in the windows, doors and archways? Does the building material provide any specific shapes or patterns? You really need to think hard about this, and note what you have observed. What is it that is distinctive about this building? Good observation and photography go hand in hand and it takes time for a building to reveal its important elements to us.

Textures of the building also need to be examined. Is the building material a specific type of wood or brick? Is the texture uniform or is it different in a variety of locations? Do any patterns come forth in the textures? Is the light interacting or creating a highlight on the building materials and textures. Coarse building material such as wood, brick, cement and stucco are best CANADIAN CAMERA - 25


All Lines Lead, Toronto 2009 The modern architecture of Toronto's City Hall provides amazing lines and forms that are a challenge to isolate. In this untraditional view of the City Hall I used a wall as a leading line taking the viewer to the main building. The image was made in colour and changed to black and white in Photoshop. It was then toned and the original colour was painted back in selectively.

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accentuated when the sun is at a sharp angle. Smooth building material such as glass and metal are best captured with direct sun and reflections. Try to note anything distinctive and incorporate this into your composition. Finding good camera angles is vital for creating good images in any type of photography, and is essential in external architectural photography. For example, a low camera angle looking upwards makes a building interact greater with the sky. Is there a specific element you want to isolate in the building, like a window design? It is key to explore a variety of angles and find the one which best defines your vision of the building. Make sure your angle reduces clutter and provides the simplest composition. Generally, I am drawn to the most pleasing light and then after bathing in it and observing the structure, I explore a variety of angles, until my favourite one comes forth. I also like to play when photographing architecture, meaning I move from angle to angle. I do this initially without a tripod as I like the freedom and unrestricted movement. The building takes time to reveal itself to me and half the game is in the discovery. Once you find an amazing angle it is time to bring out the tripod and go for the ultimate in stability. Hand holding, even with the new cameras and their higher ISO ability, is still not as stable as a good solid tripod. Look also for leading lines to and from the building. Sometimes walls or driveways lead your eyes to an important feature of the building. This is especially true when photographing homes, as the landscaped yards tend to have patterned stonework or vegetation, which interacts in a favourable way with the building. It is also a good practice to include the buildings environmental surroundings in the exterior photograph, as it places the building in its natural environment. When I photographed homes in Merritt, British Columbia the dry, desert like environment was an important aspect to add into the images. In doing this I added an element to the distinctive nature of the homes and better placed them in their environment. Some of the images in this photo essay have also had some of the


original colour painted back during post production. I have done this by converting images to black and white in a Photoshop adjustment layer and then using a small brush in the tool section to carefully paint back the original colour. Be sure to use a small size brush, and zoom into the photo at 100 to 200% to paint back the colour. I find this is a good way to emphasize a building’s important characteristics. This technique and many others are explained in greater detail in a multitude of Photoshop books and is easy to master. In my experiences with photographing architecture — patience, good observation and persistence are the major pearls leading to a successful image. Being playful and having an attitude of exploration is essential to success and also leads to new ways of seeing popular buildings. To photograph historical buildings successfully it also helps to research and understand the important features beforehand. Architecture is about human creativity and man's ability to provide cultural icons. Learning about these icons can lead to a greater focus in our photography. Get out and play with your camera around buildings and enjoy the experience. Exterior architectural photography can be rewarding and helpful in understanding human experiences and is an important element in outdoor photography. g

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Pierre #53, Paris 2009 Walking in Paris is like sensory overload. Every turn of the street brings great images. I randomly found this home with its brilliant flowers and architecture. Isolating its facade, I then converted it to black and white in Photoshop and coloured back the important elements, trying to emphasize those that attracted me in the first place.

Randy has been photographing for 30 years, the last five of which has been professionally through his company: Turtle Pond Photography. As an architectural, assignment photographer he has photographed the interior and exterior of over 100 custom homes. These assignments have taken him across Canada, allowing him to also photograph his other great love of Canadian landscapes, places and people. As a destination photographer he has had success in numerous publications including: calendars, cards, stock photography and magazines. He enjoys sharing his knowledge through his online magazine articles and his blog. Randy's website: www.turtlepondphoto.com Randy's blog: http://turtlepondphotography.blogspot.com

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Landscapes, Photography, and a Proposed Mega-Quarry By Donna Wells

At an early point in Emily Carr’s career, she said “As yet, I had not considered what was underneath surfaces, nor had I considered the inside of myself”. (Emily Carr, Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr, 1946, p. 99)

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This past summer, I undertook a photographic journey taking numerous images of an area approximately one and one-half hours north of Toronto called Melancthon Township in Dufferin County. Dufferin County is also referred to as the “headwaters of Ontario” as it is the source of five major river systems known as the Credit, Humber, Grand, Saugeen and Nottawasaga, and their many tributaries. It is a place where my family has lived for 25 years enjoying its beauty, its many recreational opportunities, and the lively arts and cultural community. My connection to Dufferin County and its people runs deep. Its landscapes are reminiscent of growing up in the rolling hills of the Eastern Townships next to rich agricultural lands, and also hearken back to stories told by my grandmother whose family immigrated to Canada during the great Irish potato famine. However, it was only when I began to take photos in the County and study them each day that I realized that I had not truly seen the land or the water. Nor had I recognized the potential impact to the area associated with the planned mining operation to come. Above all, I had no idea how 30 - CANADIAN CAMERA

profoundly moved I would be by its scenery and possible decimation. I gained a deep appreciation of the aesthetic of the land, the water and its meaning in terms of the daily life of the people. In Carr’s words, I was now looking and experiencing the surroundings beneath surfaces.

Photography that is seeing through the lens of the camera had greatly enhanced my perceptual vision and the emotions within me that in turn guided my daily photography sessions. I was “...not shooting new things, I was shooting things new” (Ernst Haas, in Philippe L. Gross and S. I. Shapiro, The Tao of Photography, Seeing Beyond Seeing, 2001, p. 126).

How did I come to photograph landscapes of the area? It was late last spring while cycling in Dufferin County that I began to notice more and more protest signs and hear about an increasing unrest among the people of Ontario related to the proposed mega-quarry (the second


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largest in North America and a 50-100 year project). My instinct (which I like to follow) told me to photograph the areas that will be affected by the megaquarry both within and surrounding its location. I asked myself: where is the mega-quarry, what does the land look like now, what is on the land now, and where lies the water that is to be threatened as noted on the protest signs? My purpose was to create a visual description of the areas and a way of life that may be altered irreparably. Robert Adams, a well known American landscape photographer, chose a quiet and contemplative approach in his documentary photographs depicting the grace and beauty of landscape diminished by “the hand of man� (Chris Dickie, Photography, the 50 most influential photographers of all time, 2009, p. 94/95). Consistent with the purpose of my project, which was to show 32 - CANADIAN CAMERA


landscapes endangered by the proposed mega-quarry development, I chose the techniques of realism and simplicity. Therefore, the landscapes were photographed as they are. As well, in order to avoid distractions that might draw the viewers’ attention away from such essence, I chose to keep the images as simple and uncluttered as possible. At the same time, I stylized the images photographically using lines, shapes, angles, color and perspective to convey the moving reaction I experienced while seeing and photographing the landscapes. My hope was to create an emotional reaction among viewers and possibly contribute to an on-going conversation about how we view and negotiate the use and preservation of our land now and in the future. Renowned Canadian photographer Freeman Patterson states that “seeing, in the finest and broadest sense, means using your senses, your intellect, and CANADIAN CAMERA - 33


your emotions” (Photography and the Art of Seeing, Fourth Edition, 2011, p. 10).

Did I have a set opinion of the proposed mega-quarry and its effects on the environment? Not necessarily. I likened my approach to that taken by Edward Burtynsky, the great Canadian photographer in his celebrated documentary work on oil. In this work, he explores “the dilemma between humanity’s desire for progress and the damage being done to the planet in pursuit of it” (Photolife, June/ July 2011, p. 16). Of his photographs, he says “I want people to stop and ask questions about that...place...to think about what they are looking at, where it is, how it got there and why 34 - CANADIAN CAMERA


it is being shown” (Photolife, June/July 2011, p. 16). Freeman Patterson goes a little further. He talks about “the value of using artistic statement to provide clear information” that can then be forwarded to politicians prompting them to think carefully about land usage (personal communication, November, 2011). I agree that we can and should on occasion use our art, our photographs to ask questions regarding the land that exists now and that might not in the future. Pictures can require us to contemplate our actions, which in turn may help save environmentally sensitive and rich lands from nightmarish regrets after the fact. In terms of the mega-quarry, landscape images might encourage us to ask: Do we mine for high quality limestone for use in construction at home and abroad or do we maintain rich soil for agricultural and food purposes? Do

we interrupt the flow of five major river systems, and potentially and negatively affect the related water quality or do we not? Do we mine limestone on land that buttresses UNESCO Biosphere Reserve land threatening the associated flora and fauna and bird species or do we not? Do we alter irrevocably the lifestyle and economy of the local people and their quality of life or do we not? And, do we ask tax payers to assume economic responsibility for maintaining road and water systems in perpetuity or do we not? Throughout t h e h i s t o r y o f p h o t o g r a p h y, photographers have been intent on using the camera to engage the environmental issues of the day in order to influence perceptions of the natural world as well as legislation (see Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment, Edited by Katherine Ware, 2011).

A final wonder of this photographic journey for me was the meeting of many people who generously expressed their thoughts about the planned megaquarry, one way or the other. So, I very much felt a desire to share some of the images with them. Hence a book: Landscapes and the Proposed MegaQuarry (Donna Wells, 2011) has been published. Of the 3000 or so images taken this past summer, I selected 50 that best reflected the state of the land at this moment in time, which are included in the book. A few of these images are shown here. My daughter Sarah, a lawyer by education and now an investigator and an activist, kindly and thoughtfully agreed to write the Foreword. Generally speaking, for me and I hope for others, the photographs seen will act as alerts to a threatened environment, as stimulants or reference points for discussion around conservation, or simply as memories of a place - frozen in time. g CANADIAN CAMERA - 35


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