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Wondering to attend Canadian Imaging in Winnipeg?


I've seen a few FB questions about the Canadian Imaging conference in Winnipeg in April 2014, and I began thinking about a few OTHER reasons you may want to come to Winnipeg.  Although I have lived here most of my life, I haven't spent much time photographing some of the more outstanding things here in the 'Peg. But I want to show everyone the subtle beauty so often un appreciated in this...

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See the best in the world


World Photographic Cup

You've probably heard about the World Photographic Cup by now. It's an international photo competition based on teams, where each country's team competes for Gold Silver or Bronze medals. Some of your colleagues in PPOC were selected to represent Team Canada. 6 were selected as Finalists, and 2 won medals. Take a look at ALL the finalists and see how Canada did.

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2014 - More Image Salon News


The 2014 PPOC Salon rules will essentially be the same as last year with some additional clarifications and guidelines.  The category descriptions and pricing will remain the same, with uploading and payment via the PPOC website. Judging of this year's salon will be held at Langara College in Vancouver, BC on March 22 and 23, 2014.  Judging is free to watch and will also be broadcast as...

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2014 Image Salon Update


Looking for the scoop on the upcoming image salon, here's the latest news! The 2014 PPOC Salon rules will essentially be the same as last year with some additional clarifications and guidelines. The category descriptions and pricing will remain the same, with uploading and payment via the PPOC website.

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World Photographic Cub Medalists


Congratulations to the medalists and finalists in this global photographic competition!  Please read the press release for all the details and to discover who the medalists are.

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Stunning photos representing Canada at World Photographic Cup


October 24, 2013 – WOODSTOCK, ON: A young rider up in the stirrups, sun behind him, drives his muscular horse on as competitors, faces gritted, chase him through a dust cloud. Kerri-Jo Stewart’s stunning image Traditional Horse Racing in Iran is one of 18 Canadian entries into the World Photographic Cup competition that will be judged next month. (November) Describing how she achieved the...

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Proudly Representing Canada at the Inaugural World Cup


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Be inspired, Be creative, Be original


With the recent passing to law of copyright provisions affecting our very livelihood, there are areas of concern and confusion that exist surrounding the wording and some of the terms used. Dramatic events over the past months have brought to light the misuse of intellectual property, in the form of blog posts, contest entries, and image handling techniques.

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On the road again


Tips and Tricks for travelling with your gear By Chris Thombs Traveling with camera equipment (plus all the other things one could need) can make a load heavy and raise questions with border guards. Let’s take a look at how to pack these various items to make carrying easy and as light as possible. Then, before stepping out the door, a few pointers on avoiding problems at customs. Think of...

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Splash Tomatoes - Luc Charpentier MPA


This image was created by PPOC member Luc Charpentier, from St. Hyacinthe QC.

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