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David Kernick

Photographer and teacher in Forster

Getting it Just Right

PRESENTED ON JUN 26, 2014
IN FORSTER @ VOL 2

As a local surf life-saver and regular ski-paddler, David Kernick has spent many years on the beautiful local waterways or surfing the beaches. His view of the local area comes from a different perspective to most as he regularly paddles in the late afternoon light and has seen many spectacular sunsets. This passion for water and low light is reflected in much of his photographic work and he enjoys the peacefulness and serenity of shooting nature, water, and landscapes. David also loves the social interaction of portrait photography and watching his subjects develop in confidence, capturing their personalities and in particular seeing the smile on their faces when they see the final product.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 15, 2014.

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Landscapes of Canada

BY JULIE FORGUES
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Thanks to a travel grant from Arts NB, artist Julie Forgue comes to Tokyo and shares her photographic documentation of the land, landscapes, and cultures of Canada.
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Working with Landscapes

BY JOÃO NUNES
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 07, 2011

João is an architect, and in this presentation he talks about the challenges involved in working with landscapes. This usually means having to balance elements such as time, conditions, and the type of terrain, along with very different materials. (in Italian)

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Oceans

BY GEOFF HODGSON
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 09, 2011

Geoff Hodgson is a photographer, surfer, and musician, and in his presentation, his goal is to make us appreciate the forceful nature of oceans. (in English)

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Landscape-told Stories

BY JANET STEPHENSON
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 14, 2013

Janet Stephenson presents us with numerous idyllic photographs of the New Zealand tussock grasslands, and encourages us to question the subtle inconsistencies found within her photographs. She speaks specifically on the small creeks or "races" lining the hillsides, and at first inquires as to why they exist -- she then delves into the mysteries nature unveils.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 16, 2014.

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H2Oh! My Life and Work with Water

BY SARA CEDAR MILLER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Historian Sara Cedar Miller has always been fascinated with water. After working in Central Park for 30 years, she has honed her photography skills to capture the nature of waves, and hopes to publish a book on the history of water in New York. 

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Spying on the Wild

BY PHIL KNIGHT
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Conservationist Phil Knight talks about using photography and camera traps to capture photos of elusive wildlife in nature, including bobcat, bear, elk moose. Using cameras in the wild as a type of 'Candid Camera for wildlife' also helps conservations learn by tracking animals at night, such as discovering a mule deer migration no one knew about before.

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The Future of Flooding

BY SAMUEL BUDIN
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Samuel Lang Budin is a social documentary photographer living in Brooklyn and working primarily in the depressive realist mode. He makes 35mm and medium format slide shows about climate change anxiety, aging and death, naked people in their own homes, the personal discomforts of travel, and the encroaching sea. Just you wait!

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The Power of Analog Camera

BY JEN CORISH
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 14, 2017

Jen Corish expounds on the power of an analog camera.

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Ocean of Art

BY SCOTT DENHOLM
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 18, 2017

"To me, my art now tells a story between nature and humanity, a push and pull, love and betrayal type of visual dialogue that exposes my emotional connections with the ocean."

In Ocean of Art from Pechakucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 21, we hear from Scott Denholm, a contemporary ocean artist. His art focuses on the ocean and explores the emotional relationships that we have with it. Through his life as a surfer and conservationist, he has sought to capture semi-abstract moments that resonate with people from all walks of life. His paintings are also created with environmentally friendly art materials. In his presentation, he wants to focus on these emotional relationships and explore them through his new series, "Elevation".