Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Presenting Ian Ruhter in Vancouver - 2 Great Talks

Ian Ruhter is a photographer with a personal artistic mission who has turned his career into a passion for the creation of photographic art using a process dating from the 1850’s. His project “Silver and Light” is getting worldwide attention for both the story and the unique images he is creating.

"Silver & Light" - Behind the Story
Friday April 12th 7-9pm

Hyatt Regency Hotel
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FUSION 2013 - Keynote Speaker: Ian's videos not only reveal the Silver and Light project, but tell much more about the thoughts and passion in the process, while revealing many very personal human stories. It makes for compelling stories about the photography shot with a process from the 1850's and documented on the latest Digital SLR cameras and gear. Ian and Lane will discuss the creative and production process they use and share some of their latest work.

Using the World's Largest Camera
Monday April 15th, 7-9pm

Canadian Imaging Convention
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Changing from the world of a freelance sports photographer to exploring stories, people and places though the lens of the world’s largest portable camera and recording life using the wet plate process from the 1850's. In conversation with Vancouver Photographer Rick Etkin, Ian will discuss his Silver and Light project, the risks he took, the inspiration he follows, his passion and creative process, what it feels like to follow a dream and see it succeed. The project tells many stories both in print (metal plates) and the videos that offer compelling insight into peoples’ lives, fears and success. Ian will share these aspects of himself and Silver and Light during his talk.

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