Kas Stone
Photographic Art
All photographs and content on this website are, unless otherwise noted, © Kas Stone 2002-2017.
















Workshops, Courses, Seminars and Presentations

Nova Scotia Community College, Lunenburg Campus, Bridgewater NS: Digital Photography and Photoshop
     course instructor, Winter 2014 to present.
Chester Art Centre:
intensive 1-day workshops in Landscape-Seascape photography, July 2016; Getting to
     Know Your Digital Camera, June 2017 and Photoshop Crash Course, Sept 2017.
The Creative Edge: 
presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and Ontario, including the Richmond Hill
     Camera Club, the Truro Image Makers and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter-Spring 2017.
Scenery and Secrets of a Landscape Photographer:
presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and
     Ontario, including the Toronto Camera Club and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter 2016.
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation:
feature presenter for Shoreline Views workshop, March 2016.
Digital Manipulation, The Great 'Reality' Debate:
presentation at multiple venues in Nova Scotia and Ontario,
     including the Toronto Camera Club and the Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, Winter 2015.
Seminar Series Instructor, Vistek, Toronto ON:
classroom seminars in Photoshop (Introductory, Advanced
     Layers & Masks, Camera Raw) and Photography (Landscape, Exposure, Composition), 2010-2013.
Photoshop Instructor, Spark Photo Festival, Peterborough:
  Photoshop Layers & Masks workshop Jan 2015,
     Introductory Photoshop workshop April 2013.
Presenter, Greater Toronto Council of Camera Clubs:
entertaining AV shows and educational seminars about
     Photography and Photoshop, presented to photographic groups across southern Ontario, 2008-2016.
Workshop Leader, Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke:
  hands-on digital imaging workshops in Photoshop
     and ProShow Gold AV software, 2010.
Workshop Leader and Instructor:
photography field courses at Toronto Conservation Areas and home-based
     Photoshop lessons tailored to small groups and individuals, 2009-2013.
Feature Presenter:
  events hosted by outdoor lifestyle, tourism and nature/environmental organizations
     including Ontario Tourism, Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show, Parks Canada, Ontario Parks, The Bruce
     Trail Conservancy, Nova Craft Canoe, The Great Lakes Sea Kayaking Association, Mountain Equipment
     Co-op, public libraries, museums, paddling and hiking clubs, 2008-2013.

Magazine Feature Articles and Photograph Contributions

Canadian Camera Magazine: feature story about the End of the Road (Summer 2014).
Outdoor Photography Canada
, feature profile interview with eleven pages of photographs (Winter 2010).
Superior Outdoors Magazine
, annual feature articles with photographs (Summers 2009-2013).
Kanawa Magazine
, cover photo and feature article with photographs, (Summer 2006).
Photographs published in: ON Nature (2008-2017), Understorey Magazine (Issue 8, 2016), BMW Motorcycle Owners Magazine (Spring 2016), GEO France (2012), Cottage Life (2005). 

Projects & Activities
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Awards and Competitions

Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council
     2016 Designer Craft Show Best Body of Work, Summer 2016
Canadian Association for Photographic Arts (CAPA):
     2016 Postcards: Honour Award
     2015 Postcards: Honour Awards for all 4 of my submissions
    
2014 Greeting & Note Cards: 2nd Prize and 2 HMs
     2014 Postcards: 1st Prize and an Honour Award
     2013 Greeting and Note Cards: Best-in-Show, 1st Prize and 3 HMs
     2013 Postcards: 1st Prize and 3HMs
     2012 Greeting and Note Cards: 1st Prize and 3 HMs
     2013 Annual Digital Competition: 3rd Prize and an Honour Award
Greater Toronto Council of Camera Clubs (GTCCC) Interclub Competition:
    
2013 Colour Prints: 1st Prize
     2013 Monochrome Prints HM
     2011 Pictorial 2nd Prize
Toronto International Salon
2013 Colour & Monochrome Prints: HM and 3 Acceptances
Oxford International Salon
2013 Open Digital: 3 Acceptances
Competition Judge:
CAPA training and GTCCC accreditation 2009; specialist in landscape, creative, prints, and AV photo-essays

Exhibitions

Oh! Canada, juried Craft Nova Scotia group show, Mary Black Gallery, Halifax NS (Sept-Nov 2017).
Capturing Moments,
group show, DesBrisay Museum, Bridgewater NS (Sept-Oct 2017).
South Shore Stories
, group show, The Port Grocer, Port Medway NS (May 2017).
Off the Beaten Path
, solo show, Margaret Hennigar Library Gallery, Bridgewater NS (October 2016).
Coastal Connections
, with Jacqueline M. Cohen, LaHave NS (August 2016).
UnSensored: Four Digital Fine Art Photographers Share Their World
, Lunenburg NS (Oct 2015).
A Shade of Grey
, group show of black-and-white prints curated by Christopher Porter, Chester NS (Aug 2015).
Lighthouse Awareness Show
, multi-artist exhibit in Port Medway and Port Mouton NS (annually Aug 2014-2017).
Sea Change
, solo show, LaHave Bakery Gallery NS (Oct 2014 & August 2015).
Remembrance Day
, one of nine AV shows selected for the Latow 2015 AV Festival, Burlington ON (Apr 2015).
Permafrost
, group show, The Craig Gallery, Dartmouth NS (Jan 2015).
A Passionate Sense of Place
, solo show, VANS Corridor Gallery, part of Photopolis Festival, Halifax NS (Oct 2014).
Stones Stones
, featured artist at the Shorline Gallery, South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater NS (Sep 2014)
Salt, Sun & Time,
with John Burnett at the LaHave Bakery Gallery, NS (Aug 2014).
Canadiana
, multi-artist show, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax NS (July 2014).
Lunenburg Art Gallery
, multi-artist show, Lunenburg NS (monthly from April 2014).
Pre-Shrunk
, group show of miniature artwork, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax NS (Jan 2014).
Convergence-13,
with members of Toronto Focal Forum, Joseph Carrier Gallery, Toronto ON (May 2013).
Fine Art Photography,
with members of Toronto Focal Forum, Meaford Town Hall Gallery ON (July 2012).
Stones on Stone
, with father David Stone, Northern District Public Library, Toronto ON (Feb 2011).
Recent Favourites,
solo show at Vistek retail galleries in Toronto, Mississauga and Ottawa ON (2010-2011).
Change
, with Edgelight Photographic Group as part of Toronto's CONTACT Photography Festival,
     Montgomery's Inn Gallery (2009).

Books

Paddling and Hiking the Georgian Bay Coast: guidebook to
     Ontario's Sixth Great Lake, with 258 pages of photos,
     text and maps, published by The Boston Mills Press,
     2008 (reprinted 2012). Buy a copy from your local
     outdoor store or at Amazon HERE.
Paddling and Hiking Ontario's Southern Shield Country:

     guidebook to routes in Cottage Country, with 209 pages
     of text, photos and maps, published by The Boston
     Mills Press, 2005. Buy a copy from your local
     outdoor store or at Amazon HERE.

Environmantal, Tourism, Non-Profit and Commercial Projects

InFocus Canada invited to represent Nova Scotia for Canada-wide environmental fundraising project, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, 2017.
The Armour Group
photograph for lobby entrance wall panel, Halifax, 2016.
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation
photographs for 2016 Shoreline Views workshop publicity and annual report.
LaHave Bakery
photography and design of 2016 promotional calendar.
Visual Arts Nova Scotia
cover photo for 2014 Holiday Open House invitation.
Ontario Tourism:
website and printed publications, 2010 and 2011 Outdoor Adventure Calendars.
Ontario Ministry of the Environment: 
Great Lakes Strategy 2012 Report.
Georgian Bay Destination Development Partnership:
  website, brochure, interpretive panels.
Conservation Halton Kelso Mountain Bike Race Series: 
2010 and 2011 promotional cards, posters, website.
Arbor Memorial Services: 
gallery of prints for head office finance department, Toronto, 2010.
Mountain Equipment Co-op: 
wall posters in Toronto, Burlington, Ottawa retail stores, 2008.
Images 2000/Northwood Collections:
  photographs for wholesale home décor clients.
PI Fine Art/Posters International:
  photographs for posters and wholesale home décor.
Laila's:
photographs for wholesale home décor.
ON Nature:
Pits and Quarries campaign website banner.
Nature Conservancy of Canada: 
website photographs.
Voyageur Trail Association:
publicity brochure cover photo and website.