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When you think of CAPA Conferences, you not only envision a national conference, loaded with great guest speakers delivering interesting talks and demonstrations, but also about the fields trips and workshops that bracket the conference.  Well CCC2017 is definitely the place to come and experience these.

Whether it’s a fast half day, “learn and shoot”, a full day “boot camp” or multi-day adventure field trip, CCC2017 is sure to have something to interest you.   Without any further ado, here is our preliminary list of workshops and field trips for the CCC2017!

Pre Conference Workshops and Field Trips

In-town Field trips

Behind-the-Scenes Tour – Photography at Library and Archives Canada’s Gatineau Preservation Centre

June 27, 2017  (Half day event)

Join LAC’s photo conservator and archivists in an exciting tour of the Centre, where you will be shown an array of photographic formats and iconic images of Canada’s past.

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In-Conference Events

Libraries and Archives – An evening of wine and cheese 

June 28, 2017  (Evening event)

Come join us for a wine and cheese Social hosted by Library and Archives Canada.

Our hosts have prepared a short talk entitled: Recollections of Karsh

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National Gallery of Canada –  Photography in Canada 1960 -2000

June 29, 2017  (Evening event)

Take a curated tour the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada’s Photography in Canada: 1960-2000, an exhibition organised to celebrate the nation’s 150th birthday.

The Gallery describes the exhibition as a chance to “explore the diversity of Canadian photographic production in a new exhibition tracing the spectacular evolution of the practice, collection and display of photography over more than four decades

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2017 Canada Day 

Post Conference Workshops and Field Trips

In-town Field trips

2017 Canada Day 

July 1, 2017  (All-dayevent)

A great opportunity to get pictures of people of all cultures and ages decked out in red and white, covered with Canada flags and maple leaf based designs of all kinds.

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2017 Canada Day Fireworks

July 1, 2017  (All day event)

Photograph the spectacular Canada Day Fireworks and Parliament Hill.

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Urban Meets Nature

July 2, 2017 (All day event)

Morning visit to MosaïCanada150 in Jacques Cartier Park (Gatineau); after lunch, we will visit the Pumphouse white water training facility.

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Urban Heart of Ottawa

July 3, 2017 (All day event)

Changing of the Guard in front of Parliament Hill, Byward Market, Maman spider sculpture outside the National Gallery of Canada, the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica,, the American Embassy, Peackeeping Monument and much more.

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Out of Town Field Trips

Heron Rookery and Ospreys

July 2, 2017 (Extended half- day event)

Explore the Great Blue Heron rookery, Rideau Canal locks, Merrickville.

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Rideau Canal Outing

July 3, 2017 (All day event)

Lead by a passionate historian & photographer, explore the many facets of the Rideau Canal, the oldest continuously operated canal system in North America, a National Historic Site of Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Introduction to Contemplative Photography with Henry Fernando

July 3, 4 2017 (2-day event)

Henry Fernando, will lead his  introduction to Contemplative Photography workshop. This workshop  is intended for photographers of all level of expertise. Beginner photographers will learn that they can express themselves without an extensive knowledge of photography, while advanced photographers will have an opportunity to take a fresh look at making images.

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