Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Fwd: 2009 Banff Adventure Photography Workshop - Application Deadline extended

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The Banff Centre    

Mountain Culture and Environment


2009 Banff Adventure Photography Workshop

Note: The application deadline has been extended

   to August 15
Workshop Dates: September 25 – 28, 2009

Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre and the National Geographic Expeditions Council offer you the opportunity to work alongside National Geographic photographers Gordon Wiltsie and Bill Hatcher, and award-winning adventure photographer, Alec Pytlowany, in both outdoor and classroom sessions during the upcoming Banff Adventure Photography Workshop.

Intense and interactive seminars will be interspersed with fieldwork and critique. A maximum of 25 participants will be accepted to the workshop.

Friday, September 25: Welcome reception; orientation to the program

Saturday, September 26: Lectures and fieldwork

Sunday, September 27: Fieldwork; Critique of field performance

Monday, September 28: Critique of field performance; screening of the "best of the workshop"

In order to limit this seminar to photographers with an existing knowledge of the fundamentals of photography, applicants will need to submit a portfolio of 5 images for review. Please visit our website for information on submitting your portfolio.

Please Note:
All participants are expected to bring digital cameras and laptops with appropriate software to manage their digital images. There will be no film processing available on campus.

Full Workshop Registration includes:

3 nights private accommodation at The Banff Centre

Three meals daily

All sessions and fieldwork activities

Transportation to/from field work sites

Models participating in a range of mountain activities for you to capture digitally

CDN$1200* Apply Now!

*Discounted rate available for Workshop Only (CDN$990), and shared accommodation (CDN$1100).

We invite you to submit your portfolio for review for the 2009 Banff Adventure Photography Workshop.

Best Wishes,
Christine Thél
Workshop Coordinator

Above photos, left to right: Laszlo Podor (2008 workshop participant); Kilian O'Donoghue (2006 workshop participant); Sam Ramadan (2008 workshop participant)

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Mountain Culture and Environment
The Banff Centre
Box 1020
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1H5 Canada

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