The people of Faro are a resilient bunch. The mining community in the central Yukon was built in the early seventies to house 3000 people, and since then it has weathered devastating fires and mine closures. About 400 people call the community home these days, and they're celebrating the town's 50th anniversary with a bunch of events. Dave White spent a couple of days in the community, speaking with the people about what the town was like when it was booming, why they stayed, and what the...
Angela Gzowski is a portrait photographer in Yellowknife, and her use of light makes her work instantly recognizable. On this edition of the podcast, Angela talks about how she developed her signature style, and why doing work that inspires you is important.
Marten Berkman has been one of the leading photographers in the Yukon for a quite a while, but that doesn't mean he isn't afraid to change things up. On this edition of the podcast, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland find out what inspires Marten's constant search.
Kevin J. Mellis has helped people deal with some incredibly difficult things during his time as a social worker, and he's turned to photography to help him deal with that. On this edition of the podcast, Kevin explains how working with large format cameras, using a very laborious and traditional process, has made a difference for him.
On this edition of Northern Exposures, we're turning the microphones on ourselves. Host Mark Kelly interviews co-host Alistair Maitland about his work as a photographer in the Yukon, what inspires him, and his dream assignment.
Anthony DeLorenzo likes to do things the hard way, like shooting his images on film. On this edition of Northern Exposures, Anthony explains to Alistair Maitland and Mark Kelly why he finds some of the real magic in photography in the dark room.
Mark Prins has found a way to combine two rather uniquely Yukon loves: mining and photography. He's found his niche making large photos of groups of people, stitching together a number of individual pics in a seamless whole. And now he's using his work to document the effects of climate change on the Old Crow flats. He joined Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland on the podcast to talk about his career.
Mark Kelly isn't just one of the hosts of the Northern Exposures podcast, he's also an accomplished photographer. This year he was the official photographer of the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra, an endurance race that features competitors from all over the world running through the Yukon backcountry in extremely cold temperatures. He spoke with Dave White and Alistair Maitland about the challenges of following and shooting the race, and when you have put down the camera and help out.
Every year the Available Light Film Festival draws film makers and industry types from all over the place to Whitehorse for a week of screenings, discussions and meetings. This year we met several of the visitors during a remote broadcast hosted by the Screen Production Yukon Association. We'll meet local and visiting creators, and Yukon electronic musician Jeremy Parkin joins us for a short set in the last half hour.
You've probably seen a lot of Robert Postma's work. His landscape images from the Yukon, and spots all over the world, have made him one of the most successful photographers in the territory. But that kind of success doesn't happen overnight, and it doesn't happen without a lot of hard work. On this edition of our podcast about Yukon photography, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland sat down with Robert Postma.
Gary and Brianne Bremner started their photography business with the usual suspects: corporate clients, wedding and studio work, but they've since embraced the idea of photography as an instrument of social change. That work recently took Gary to Haiti to work with the charity Little Footprints Big Steps.On this edition of the podcast, Gary and Brianne spoke with Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland about that transition, and where they hope to take it.
On this edition of our podcast about Yukon photographers, we meet Manu Keggenhoff. She came to the Yukon years ago from her home in Germany to find a new life, and a new life in photography. Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland spoke with Manu about the journey.
On this edition of our podcast on Yukon photography, Alistair Maitland and Mark Kelly speak with Lacey McLoughlin. She's a birth photographer, which means her clients invite her to document one of the most intimate and important moments in a person's life.
On this edition of our podcast about Yukon photography, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland speak with Peter Mather. For more than two decades, Peter has been documenting the Porcupine Caribou Herd of the northern Yukon, and the struggles of the Gwich'in people to protect the herd's calving ground in Alaska from oil development. Peter talks about his passion for the caribou and the people who rely on them.
On this edition of Northern Exposure, the Airplay podcast about Yukon photography, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland speak with Matt Jacques. Matt moved to the Yukon just a few years ago and threw himself into the photography world, helping organize the First Light Image Festival. Sadly, Matt is leaving the Yukon, but he's taking a piece of it with him.
CBC Yukon turned 60 years old in 2018, and associate producer George Maratos was assigned the task of combing through the archives looking for some of the weird and wonderful stories that have been collected over the years. On this edition of the podcast, he shares some of his findings with Dave White.
On this edition of the as-yet-no-definite-name Yukon photography podcast, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland talk with Cathie Archbould. The longtime Yukon photographer isn't afraid to take on huge challenges professionally and personally, and that commitment shows in her incredible work. Also, why is it so hard to name a podcast?