Festival

  • An Evolutionary Look into Vancouver Street Photography – Katie Huisman

    Curator Talk

    • Museum of Vancouver

      1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9, Canada
  • Capture Launch Party

    Party

    • Museum of Vancouver

      1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9, Canada
  • Long Exposure Fine Art Photography (Free)

    Workshop

    • Langara College

      100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2Z6, Canada
  • Another Happy Day: Found Photographs from the Collection

    Book Launch

    • Presentation House Gallery

      333 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2L8, Canada
  • Mark Lewis

    • Mark Lewis
    • Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite

      1100 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 0A8, Canada
  • Cipher Messaging

    • Angela Fama, Rebecca Chaperon
    • Initial Gallery

      2339 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G3, Canada
  • Group Photography Exhibition

    • Hua Jin, Loretta Lux, Abelardo Morell, Matthew Pillsbury, Hiroshi Sugimoto
    • Douglas Udell Gallery

      1566 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1R2, Canada
  • The Gilded Life

    • Holly Marie Armishaw
    • Monica Reyes Gallery

      602 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1R1, Canada
  • location/dis-location(s): contingent promises

    • Jayce Salloum
    • grunt gallery

      350 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 4R8, Canada
  • Adam Fuss

    • Adam Fuss
    • Douglas Udell Gallery

      1566 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1R2, Canada
  • Spanning Time: Coinciding Self-Portraits

    • Ariel Kirk-Gushowaty, Lisa Walker
    • Gallery Gachet

      9 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Bestia Parvulus (Animal Child)

    • Pamela Klaffke
    • Foot of Main Gallery

      19 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 2S5, Canada
  • Not Safe to Occupy

    • Victor John Penner
    • Gallery 295

      295 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1B8, Canada
  • Figure and Frame

    • Rodney Graham, Douglas Coupland, Edward Burtynsky, Irene F. Whittome, Karin Bubaš, Michael Snow, Yolande Martinello
    • Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art

      2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • HYDROLOGIC (drawing up the clouds)

    • Marian Penner Bancroft
    • Republic Gallery

      732 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4, Canada
  • Dropped Threads

    • Heidi Leverty
    • Bau-Xi Gallery

      3045 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J9, Canada

News

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

Pearl’s Guide to Capture

Hello photography enthusiasts! Pearl here from Simon Fraser University. As an undergrad visual artist, the photographic practice is familiar to me in many ways. Over time I’ve grown to not only appreciate photography a medium, but the capacity it has to change the way we view things.  As Spring commences, so does Vancouver’s third annual celebration of photography … Continued

The Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition open for voting

The Georgia Straight and Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Competition is now open to public voting! Vote for your favourite artwork, or that which best responds to the theme “Authenticity in Documentary-style Photography,” here: http://www.straight.com/contests/georgia-straight-and-capture-photography-festival-canada-line-competition The five finalists are Annie Briard, John Goldsmith, Hua Jin, Jennifer Latour, and Peter Ullstrom.

Photos from Camera Obscura Workshop

Our Culture Days Camera Obscura Workshop with Erin Siddall was a huge hit! The twelve lucky attendees (I say lucky because it filled up less than an hour after we made the event known to our mailing list) learned about the history and theory of camera obscuras, how to make an aperture, and how to properly … Continued

Culture Days Camera obscura workshop presented by Capture

UPDATE: The Workshop is now full. Thank you for your interest, please check back as we approach the April 2016 Festival, as we may just run it again… Free all ages workshop at the Capture Gastown headquarters (305 Cambie Street) on September 26, 2015 at 1pm. Email [email protected] to reserve your place! Workshop Programmed specifically for … Continued

Audience Survey Update!

Congratulations to the winner of the Capture tote bag, Rennie Brown! Thank you to everyone who completed our Audience Survey. As our audience, you play an essential role in helping Capture celebrate and promote photography and lens-based art.

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