Volunteer with Capture Photography Festival

Without the help and dedication of our volunteers, Capture Photography Festival would not be able to program such a broad range of projects, exhibitions, and events. Interested in joining us? Our dedicated volunteers are vital to the success of the Festival each April. Festival volunteers assist in a variety of roles in the following areas: … Continued

2017 Audience Survey

The 2017 audience survey will be made available on April 1, 2017.

Submissions

Submission to the Capture 2017 Selected Exhibition Program is now closed. Open Exhibition Program and Event submissions for the 2017 Festival will be considered until December 31, 2016. Please email programming@capturephotofest.com for more information.

Capture Annual General Meeting 2017

Join us! The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for members of the Capture Photography Festival Society will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:45pm at PricewaterhouseCoopers Place (Swinton Room, 700-250 Howe Street,Vancouver, BC V6C 3S7). The AGM is open to all members who RSVP to info@capturephotofest.com by Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Attendance at the AGM … Continued

City of Richmond and Capture Photography Festival public art project artist call

The City of Richmond Public Art Program in collaboration with the Capture Photography Festival seek photography-based submissions for the No. 3 Road Art Columns at Lansdowne and Aberdeen Canada Line Stations. We aim to encourage artists and artist teams residing in British Columbia to submit a proposal for new work that considers the ongoing relationship … Continued

GUEST BLOG POST: Beyond composition: critiquing social network imaging whilst reconsidering our digital future

Beyond composition: critiquing social network imaging whilst reconsidering our digital future Sylvia Grace Borda MFA Intersections: Analog and digital photography Photography at its advent in the early 19th century was criticized as a technological hand maiden. It was considered to distance the practitioner from real processes and representation. Where was the technique if the photographer only … Continued

GUEST BLOG POST: When apps drive photographers’ creative output…

  GUEST BLOGPOST: Kane Hopkins, commercial fashion photographer In Greek mythology Narcissus was a hunter from Thespiae in Boeotia who was known for his beauty. He was the son of the river god Cephissus and nymph. He was proud, in that he disdained those who loved him. Nemesis noticed this behaviour and attracted Narcissus to a … Continued

GUEST BLOG POST: The Narcissistic Selfie

  In a recent blog post for the Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), American cultural critic Jodi Dean makes a case for the Selfie as a common – or even communist – form of visual communication. Her argument is that by taking pictures of ourselves, and then uploading them (a Selfie is not simply a self-portrait – … Continued

#FindHotProperties Campaign

In the late 1980s, Jim Breukelman photographed Vancouver’s quirky and well-tended homes built during the 1930s and 1940s. The resulting series, titled Hot Properties, immortalized these homes as they were slowly vanishing in areas of the city undergoing rapid change. Capture has placed ten of these photographs on billboards throughout Vancouver. #FindHotProperties But what’s a good … Continued

Capture Your Selfie: Insta-Attendance Contest

Pearl here again, from SFU’s visual arts program, AND the Festival Intern. We’ve got a new campaign on! Here’s how Capture Your Selfie works: from April 1-27th, we will be using our Instagram account (@capturephotofest) to keep track of your event attendance, I’ve created a simple 4-steps guide below on how to participate in the contest. We … Continued

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