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My First Solo Show

It’s been a very long time since I have posted on here. A lot has happened in that time, but I won’t get into that now. However what I would like to announce is that I have my very first Solo Show.

Becoming Silhouettes
A portrait series documenting the remnants of the hard working lands of the Alberta and Saskatchewan prairies. This vast landscape echoes the loneliness that this harsh environment can be, as these structures are slowly being swallowed by the very land that gave them life.

see the series here

I am really excited and terrified about the whole thing. It is for 6 months at Gravity Espresso and Wine Bar in the neighbourhood of Inglewood in Calgary.

Gravity
909 10 St SE Calgary, Ab

The opening reception is on Wednesday November 8th 2017 from 6-8pm. If you live in Calgary, or happen to be in Calgary, Please drop by and check it out. If you cannot make it for for the opening no problem, my work will be up on the walls until April 2018.

confidence gap

Updates and a Feature

I have been photographing the abandoned within the vast landscape of the albertan prairie, covering thousands of kilometres along lonely gravel roads for close to 10 years. It is the body of work I have the most passion for and I recently updated the photographs in my Abandoned Alberta series.

However what I am really excited about is to share that my Abandoned Alberta series has been featured in the online magazine Edge of Humanity

To see the feature, please go to:
https://edgeofhumanity.com/2016/06/26/forgotten-2/

Respect Your Elders                                                    ©kristofer Schofield 2016

Respect Your Elders                                                    ©kristofer Schofield 2016

I am still here.

It's been one hell of a start to my year, as a result it's been awhile since I've updated anything on here. Actually even touching my camera at all. I did shoot a local Motorsport event in March (Cochrane Winter Rally) which I am still working on my photos from. As well as Rally test day in Kananaskis in May. Again, photos I am still working on. It's been a real struggle to find the motivation to pick up my camera and go. Especially since photography is in a way something I need. Not something I do.

Yesterday was a bit of a treat or an oasis of sorts. A friend of mine was passing through on his way east for a shooting project and invited me to join him shooting for his day in the albertan prairie. It was really nice to pick up my camera again. I am hoping this may be the little push I need to go. Here is a quick sample of what I may have made yesterday. It's a JPEG wifi transfer from my camera to my phone and a quick edit in snapseed (available for both iOS and android for free)

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If you haven't heard of Kevin Boyle or haven't seen his work you should really go take a look. His work is outstanding.

www.kevinboylestudio.com

Ending on a high note

It was really nice to end the week and pretty much the year, on a high note. Stark Magazine included one of my newest photos in their online stream.

It's one I made in one of the handful of ghost towns I visited in southern Saskatchewan over the summer. I have a few more coming from that trip soon.

foregone conclusions

©kristofer schofield 2014

Winter Salon

So I'm pretty excited about this. I found out last week that my three submissions were selected to be included in Winter Salon at the Photohaus Gallery in Vancouver. The opening reception is on Thursday November 27 at 7:30pm. Two of the three photographs were shot in ghost towns in Saskatchewan over the summer. The third was taken close to home (Calgary) in a location I've been eyeing for over a year. Access to this place is difficult and dependant on the weather (Dry Weather Only Road) but was well worth the wait.

If you are in the Vancouver area, please drop by. I am unable to attend the opening, but my work, and the show, will be on until at least December 13th. There will also be photography on display from other great photographers.

masefield

masefield

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orkney one

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