Welcome to the Vistek Online Photo Gallery

No matter what photographic equipment and techniques you use, it’s all about the end result: great images; images that tell a story about a time or place; images that portray emotion; images that inspire. In fact, we were so inspired, we built a gallery in each of our stores. If you would like to show your work in one of them, please email us at gallery@vistek.ca and we will get in touch with you.”

Down to Earth – A Q&A with Anthony Chang

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At Vistek, our employees’ passion often result in insights, ideas and innovations – something that helps us continually blaze a trail in the world of imaging. And through his life-long passion for photography, Brampton, Ontario’s Anthony Chang has built a success all his own. Although his work (both commercial and portrait) bring forward the beauty and glamour of their subjects, Chang has never bought into the industry’s fabled, romanticized image. “I do this because I want to, because I like to and because it’s important to me. Photography is my life and I couldn’t be happier.”  Chang combines incredible lighting techniques with…

Spanning the Panorama – A Q&A with Victor Liu

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Meet Victor Liu Calgary’s Victor Liu has spent a career giving depth and dimension to some of North America’s most breathtaking landscapes. Being self-taught, Liu’s hard work has made him an incredibly sought-after outdoor photographer. And with work published in Photo Life, Canadian Geographic, Outdoor Photography Canada and numerous, prestigious photography awards, Victor Liu has proven that photography has always been in his nature – and vice versa. How long has photography been a passion? I have been passionately taking photographs for 5 years. Your specialty is Nature and Landscape photography, how did this become your genre of choice? When…

To Capture the Invisible – A Q&A with Glenn Bartley

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Meet Glenn Bartley Glenn Bartley is a professional nature photographer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He focuses almost all of his efforts on capturing intimate images of birds in their natural habitat. Glenn is especially well known for his portraits of rare and difficult to photograph birds from the Neotropical Region and his portfolio of hummingbird images. Glenn’s love of photography dates back to his childhood backyard in Ontario, Canada. Lying under a hummingbird feeder with a simple 35mm camera, Glenn tried desperately to capture an image of these mesmerizing birds. The photos he captured that day may not have…

A Perception of People and Places: Q&A with Douglas Workman

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Meet Douglas Workman Workman’s 47-year career as a photographer has culminated in the capture of moments he experienced around the world. Like a painter who begins an artwork by sketching on location, Workman returns to his studio to produce final prints that represent his vision. While various digital-imaging techniques  were employed, only the original data was used to create the image showcased in his 2013 CONTACT exhibit at Vistek “A Personal Perception of People and Places”. This series will be on display in our Willow Park location December 1, 2013 through January 3, 2014. How long has photography been a passion? Photography has…

Toyronto – Q&A with Katrin Ray

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What is your background/education? I have a PhD in Psychology. Been involved with the arts and science and seemed always balance these two in me… but arts always win. From childhood I always was quite imaginative and have been into all things beautiful and artistic with a special interest to composition and colours.  25 years ago I was working in theatre and it led me to the most important point – I met the love of my life, my husband Yuri, a musician, a very creative person… And this eventually led both of us to studying eastern cultures, philosophy &…

Tokyo Encounters: Q & A with Frederic Dekkal

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Vistek’s Online and In-store Photo Gallery continues to bring to you a wide range of amazing and talented photographers from across Canada.  Inspired by a largely urban sensibility and a spirit of  Photojournalism, Ottawa-based photographer, Frédéric Dekkal integrates a more graphic touch to his series “Tokyo Encounters”. Meet Frederic Dekkal What is your background/education? I am actually a molecular biologist by training and worked for a few years as a product manager in the pharmaceutical industry before I decided to switch career paths. In terms of formal photographic training, I am largely self taught, developing shooting and dark room techniques…

Greg Gorman – A Career Retrospective

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Greg Gorman’s lecture and workshop are only a couple of months away and well, we’re just getting excited thinking about it. For those not in the know, Greg Gorman is widely considered among the great masters of portrait photography. With a body of work spanning over decades to include iconic pop culture figures from Hendrix to Warhol – Greg has earned earned this title and the some. To get you ready for the seminar and lecture, we are proud to present 10 of Gorman’s most incredible career works. Greg’s photos have given us brilliant portraits of the most famous names from…

When Extreme Runs in the Family: A Q&A with Justin Van Leeuwen

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Vistek’s online and in-store photo gallery continues to bring to you a wide range of amazing and talented photographers from across Canada.  Currently showcasing at our downtown Toronto location until October 4 is the work of Ottawa photographer Justin Van Leeuwen.  His fresh approach to the family portrait is zany, entertaining and extremely creative.

Vistek Gallery: Featured artist Q & A with Shauna & Gareth Roughley

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As you may or may not already be aware, each and every Vistek location has its own Photo Gallery (you didn’t know? well you do now!) to showcase some of the incredible end results of gear, talent and technique. There have been dozens of incredible exhibits and there are many more in store. Right now, Vistek’s Mississauga store is featuring the work of Edmonton-based photographers Shauna & Gareth Roughly. Gareth and Shauna both felt an urge to travel. In 2003, their wandering souls took them to Adelaide, Australia, where they met. Since then they have carried their adventures on through…

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