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Young Photographers Workshop - Street Photography with Peter Power


This workshop is exclusively for photographers using the Sony RX1 camera.

Are you interested in street photography? Then this is the workshop for you.

We're teaming up with Peter Power who is one of the top photographers in the country. In fact Peter has been on staff at the Globe and Mail for years and before that he was at the Toronto Star. He has won all the major awards for Photojournalism including four National Newspaper Awards, and has been the Canadian Photographer of the year five times. He has covered news around the world and is helping with this workshop and the critique following the event.

This year we'll be photographing exclusively with the Sony RX1 camera. This is the perfect camera for street photography. It's small, full-frame, quiet and has an outstanding fixed 35mm f2 Zeiss lens on it.

Kensington Market is a living community of small shops, people on the street and open air markets. If you love street photography then this is ground zero in Toronto.

Since Sony is paying for this meetup, only Sony RX1 cameras can be used at this event. If you have a Sony RX1 bring it along with extra batteries and memory cards. If you don't yet have a Sony camera, then we'll have one for you to use, just let me know.

We're shooting rain or shine, so if the weather turns ugly, bring an umbrella.

This event is exclusively for those shooting with the RX1 or RX1R camera. If you don't have this camera I can bring one, you just have to let me know. If you own your own RX1, then also let me know so I can keep track of how many I have to borrow from Sony.

Attendance and "No Shows". If you can't make the event please cancel 24 hours before the start of the event. If you fail to cancel you'll be recorded as a "No Show" and if this continues, you'll be dropped from future events.

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  • Shawn R.

    Definitely took me out of my comfort zone (which is good). It was a great initiation to 'street' and I'm sure I'll do better next time out.

    May 31, 2014

  • Victor P.

    It was fun. Good group of people, especially Rob and Peter. But not as instructive as some of the others. It's the nature of the adventure so not really a criticism, just an observation.

    May 31, 2014

  • Tuti.

    Is it okay if I'm 1/2 hour late?
    I also need to borrow a RX1 which I indicated in my RSVP/

    May 30, 2014

  • Shawn R.

    Looking forward to it! Will need to borrow an RX1 (or RX1R!) :) Thanks very much!

    May 29, 2014

  • Rob S.

    The workshop is this weekend.
    What to bring... a great, sharing attitude. A couple memory cards, a RX1 if you own one.
    What NOT to bring. No flash, no tripods, no monopods, no camera cases. The whole visions of the RX1 is to travel light, make little noise and NOT look like a photo nerd.
    If you don't own a RX1, I'll have one for you.

    May 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Rob, I'm not sure if you got the message in the RSVP. Could I please borrow a RX1 camera for this event? Looking forward to it!

    May 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I love photos.

    May 24, 2014

  • Shawn R.

    Looking forward to the event! Is there a 'Sony Canada Photography Workshop' Flickr group? Should we set one up?? :)

    May 21, 2014

  • Kaiyan P.

    Hey Rob, can I borrow a RX1 camera, and also an EVF, thanks

    May 21, 2014

  • Rob S.

    If you're unclear about the age group your in, just check your birth certificate, lol, this is for photographers under 25 years.

    April 26, 2014

  • Rob S.

    We have a number of events planned for the A7 system but this event is just for the RX1 system.

    April 26, 2014

  • Fredy R

    Too bad is exclusively for that age group and the RX1 :'(

    April 21, 2014

    • Michael T

      They did say they'd supply one.... but yeah, I'd like to use my A7R.

      April 22, 2014

  • Rob S.

    If you've joined this event please make sure you're in the age group.

    1 · April 21, 2014

  • Rob S.

    You can't attend both the morning session and the afternoon session. Please pick one.

    1 · April 21, 2014

  • Ryan L.

    Too old for this! hahaha..

    1 · April 14, 2014

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