Speakers 2020

View the list of instructors we’ve got lined up to teach at Canadian Imaging 2020!
Read their biographies, view their image gallery and what classes they are teaching.

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Portrait, Fashion & Editorial Photographer

Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in or on Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ and others.

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Creative Retoucher

Over the past 27 years Steve has executed some of the most award-winning, photo-based print and online advertising in Canada, appearing at: the Marketing Awards, the Extras, the Lotus Awards, Cannes, One Show, D&AD, the Clios, in Graphis, Applied Arts, Communication Arts and Lürzer’s Archive, among others. 

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Creative Leadership Coach

Clare Louise, Creative Leadership Coach and a fine art photographer in her own right, is passionate about authentic creativity. Retraining as a coach; today, Clare Louise is a respected Creative Leadership Coach – empowering creatives to do meaningful work by creating deeper connections to our selves and the world around us through authentic creativity.

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Newborn Photographer

Melanie East is a multi award winning newborn photographer. Her fierce courage, strong business ethics and belief in newborn safety saw her leave a high flying career as a lawyer and craft a successful business doing what she loves – Creating Art in Newborn Photography.

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Commercial & Editorial Photographer

Ian McCausland has been a working freelance photographer for over 30 years, creating award-winning images for clients of all varieties, from small business to national campaigns. Hailing from Winnipeg, Ian has worked in temperatures from -40C to +40C, and everything in between.

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Portrait & Wedding Photographer

Storey Wilkins, a passionate wedding and family portrait photographer, has created a highly successful home-based business in Toronto. She believes in the beauty and joy of LOVE and is constantly evolving her creative practices to bring her clients the very best of fine art wedding photography and playful family portraits.

 

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Newborn, Child, Portrait Photographer

Cassandra is a world renowned, multi award-winning baby and child photographer based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She is best known for her outdoor baby and child portraits and draws much of her outdoor inspiration from her childhood spent on a remote farm in northern Alberta.

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Portrait Photographer

Victoria West has been a full time portrait photographer for eleven years. Victoria was honoured to be chosen as PPOC’s 2019 Portrait Photographer of the Year, and also brought home a Bronze Medal for Team Canada at the 2019 World Photographic Cup.

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Child, Newborn, Travel Photographer

Shannon hosts Travel Photography Workshops to such exotic locations as Morocco, the South of France, Iceland, Amalfi Coast, Croatia, Mexico and Newfoundland (yes, Newfoundland is exotic).

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Commercial, Fine Art Photographer

Joel Robison is a fine art photographer. His work has been used world wide by clients such as Coca-Cola, FIFA, Yahoo, Adobe, Oprah Magazine, Mariott ArcAngel, Trevillion, PhotoNews Canada, and many more.

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