Category Archives: Films

DRI HIEV: where industrial post-punk meets Cabaret

This article is part of an occasional series on Writing about Images Prior to photographing the gig at The Palomino last night, all I knew about the music of DRI HIEV was what I had read in the Sled Island … Continue reading

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Action photography from Cristina Mittermeier at the water’s edge

    Cristina Mittermeier has a fascination with water and the natural and human life that it supports. She writes about it, talks about it, and photographs it. Beautifully. While her underwater photographs of corals, schools of fish and a … Continue reading

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Writing about Images: 17 pics from ’17

    Sustainability Sports and music dominated my photography in 2017 as I was unable to make a field trip to Peru to continue with my long-term assignment on sustainable development. I did, however, enter a short film called Sugar in … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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World film premiere and release of Hockey Road Trip: Montana

Hockey road trip documentary film premiere in Edmonton Hockey Road Trip: Montana had its world premiere last weekend at IceDance, an alternative hockey film event. Programmed to coincide with the Alberta Hockey Provincial Championships, the event attracted a large, receptive audience … Continue reading

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Meet a cosplay mash up: Tank Girl and Harley Quinn at Calgary Expo

Mash-up cosplayer of Calgary Stef was doing a mash-up cosplay at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo) at the Stampede Showground this year. She saw a photo on a website showing a mix of Tank Girl and Harley … Continue reading

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Meet Stan Lee at Calgaryexpo: Marvel stories and comicbooks

Matinee at the Corrall Stan Lee has been coming to Cowtown for years to be part of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo), an annual celebration of comicbook, film and video game characters and productions.  Maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading

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