Rob will share a two part presentation at our member meetings in September.
On the first evening;
Creative Images – Sparking Your Creativity: Putting the WOW into your photography – a technical presentation looking at how to get the most out of your camera – technical tips, composition and learning how to see.
On the second evening;
Landscape: Creating Images that tell a Story – The landscape is varied and diverse. From vistas overlooking unbroken forest, to the wealth of lakes and rivers, this presentation will explore photographic techniques utilizing different types of landscapes for inspiration. Good photographs are created, not just taken.
Bio: Rob Stimpson works in the tourism world; he is an internationally published, award-winning photographer. He teaches photography part time at Fleming College as well as runs workshops throughout Ontario. His working in Basle Switzerland as a photographer’s assistant laid the foundation for his success today. Rob has photographed for Ontario Tourism, Ontario Parks and Parks Canada for many years. His work has appeared on the covers of Ontario Parks Guides, calendars, magazines and national ads for the province and Canada.
He has garnered numerous awards, including a Northern Lights Award from the Canadian Tourism Commission and Best Travel Photography Award from the Ontario Tourism Summit. In October 2012 he was nominated and accepted into the College of Fellows in the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. He has co-authored An Artists and Photographers Guide to Wild Ontario as well as contributed to numerous books.
His work has graced Canadian Geographic, Explore Magazine, Cathay Pacific, Japan Air in-flight magazines. His fine art prints hang in private homes around the world. Travels have taken him to many places but his favourite are Antarctica and the Arctic where he has worked as an expedition photographer. In 2014 Rob was part of Ice Tracks Expedition’s centenary celebration of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Trans Antarctic Expedition. July 2016 he was selected by the Globe and Mail and Lexus to be showcased with 9 others showcasing their professional lives. He teaches photography part time a Fleming College