Happy Thanks Giving

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Over the past 10 years I was fortunate to have worked and met with an amazing number of photographers from Manitoba, across Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Inuvik), the USA (California, Oregon, Colorado, Minnesota, Florida, South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Arkansas, North Dakota), Great Britain (Scotland, Whales), Australia, France, South Africa and even Iceland. It was a joy to have met so many of you who had one common joy and spoke in a common language, that being photography. I’ve seen a vast array of different styles or genres from street, macro, micro, abstract, astrological, portrait, wedding, journalistic, event, travel, entomology, wildlife and of course scenic the most popular of them all. Thank you to everyone of you for sharing your wonder images and amazing stories.

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Of course to have interacted with so many different camera clubs and associations has been an outstanding experience. To see at the grass roots level all the enthusiasts that really form the foundation of this art and industry. Each and every club has members who help and share their knowledge from beginner to the highest level of international award winners all of whom champion their clubs and communities.

I would be amiss if I didn’t also give thanks to the many journalists that I’ve spoken with from newspapers columnists, magazine publishers and television hosts. The community of gallery owners, curators and publishers who all shared their expertise openly and willingly my heartfelt thanks and gratitude.

To have had the opportunity to meet and talk with each one of you, to share your input and enthusiasm for the art of photography was a true blessing for me. I know I can’t give back nearly as much as I received but I can certainly pay homage and say thank you for all you’ve done to grow the art of photography.

Happy Thanks Giving Everyone…

Joe Kerr

Ian Tamblyn Concert Wpg., Feb 24 2012

2 thoughts on “Happy Thanks Giving

  1. Hi Joe, I met you years ago when you had a display of your beautiful photographs at The Forks in Winnipeg. I especially loved your photos of the maple trees and various single maple leaves, and came very close to owning one of those photos – however at the time my financial situation didn’t allow me to follow through.

    I have never forgotten your work though, and as we head into the Fall season, found you again on Facebook.

    Going though the photos you posted I found several of those that I love, and wonder if you would allow me to use one or two on my Facebook page – giving appropriate credit of course to you as the photographer.

    Not sure if I remember if these were taken at Birds Hill Park or somewhere in Winnipeg, but there was one in particular of o single bench in a park setting with the beautiful maples in the background.

    Hoping you will get back to me please,

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