Tag Archives: photography

s April 03

Last chance! Don McCullin: A Retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada

Mike Cullen (Twitter) is a young public servant who is also a regular contributor to (Cult)ure Magazine as a music editorialist. His passions include music, coffee, writing, travel and comic books.  This special exhibition of U.K.-based photojournalist Don McCullin is his first ever solo exhibition, and its provocative imagery provides Ottawa and the National Gallery of Canada a unique […]

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Ottawa seen 365 ways in 365 days: Christophe Ledent shares his story

Christophe Ledent (Blog/Facebook/Twitter) is an amateur photographer who moved to Ottawa nearly three years ago to work for the Government of Canada. A little over five months ago I set out to discover Ottawa through photography. Some would even say I am a tourist in my own city, a tourist looking to discover everything Ottawa has to offer.  In a way, this is true. But the real […]

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Must follow: Ottawa seen 365 ways in 365 days

“Ottawa seen 365 ways in 365 days is the result of a personal challenge to discover the city of Ottawa through photography. Everyday for 365 days, I will upload a picture of Ottawa shot from a new and hopefully exciting location.” Are you following?  Here are a few of our favourites:  Visit ottawaphotochallenge.blogspot.ca and follow @Ottawa_365 for more from this […]

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Beautiful Ottawa sunsets shared on Twitter

Thanks for the photos last night, tweeps! You put our quick snap to shame! Want to share your photos of Ottawa? Tweet us at @ltottawa or e-mail us at ltottawa@gmail.com. 

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Beautiful Ottawa: Blair Gable shoots LTO co-founder’s engagement photos

So if you haven’t heard, LTO co-founder Jessey is getting hitched in September… and she is doing her darnedest to celebrate all the local Ottawa talent helping to craft the big day. Check out the beautiful sunset photo taken by photographer Blair Gable last night.  He says:  This is real folks – no Photoshop trickery here. This […]

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Little Lady/Little Man: A powerful and vulnerable look at aging, legacy and remembrance

  Mike Cullen (Twitter) is a young public servant who is also a regular contributor to (Cult)ure Magazine as a music editorialist. His passions include music, coffee, writing, travel and comic books. Local photographer and artist, Jonathan Hobin, opened a new exhibit at Ottawa City Hall last week called “Little Lady/Little Man.” The premise behind the exhibit is to […]

Looking behind the lens: Our photo shoot at SPAO

Here at LTO, I think we’ve clearly demonstrated our love for local photography – and particularly – for some of the work that has been coming out of the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa. After a great Q&A with photographer Olivia Johnston, she was kind enough to invite us in to get a glimpse of […]

Working for free, for pay: Congrats to Justin Van Leeuwen!

We’ve been meaning to congratulate our dear friend Justin Van Leeuwen, for using his guest post with Local Tourist Ottawa as a jumping point towards an opportunity with the Marriott Hotel.  On his blog he writes: “Working for ‘free’ gets a bad rap, of course it’s also often misinterpreted in what free involves. A few months […]

Ottawa in (f)lux: four local photographers unveil their very first show

Born and raised in Ottawa, Marc-André Cossette has traveled extensively, but has so far always come back home. He is now preparing to present his photographs to the public for the very first time, along with three other local photographers. (f)lux opens on May 15, at the Philip K. Wood Gallery in Almonte. What’s it […]

SPAO unveils Exhibition No. 6

Olivia Johnston has been involved in the local arts scene for almost her whole life. A long-lasting involvement in the music community led her to another artistic passion: photography. Olivia is currently in her second year of the portfolio program at the School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO). Today is the culminating point of […]