Monday, March 25, 2013

Guest Speaker: Jason Ransom

      Lambton’s Digital Photography Program was pleased to welcome the Prime Minister’s Personal Photographer, Jason Ransom, on February 26, 2013.

     Ransom is a Photojournalist based out of Ottawa, Ontario, and has worked as Stephen Harper’s Personal Photographer since 2006. After graduating from the Fanshawe College Photography Program, Jason began his professional career working for newspapers such as the Woodstock Sentinel-Review, and The Ottawa Sun. He has won several industry awards including being named the Ontario Newspaper Awards’ Photojournalist of the Year in 2000, 2002 and 2003.

      Jason talked to the class about his experiences working as a Professional Photographer, and showed a presentation of all his best work including photos from his days working for newspapers, his various travels with the Prime Minister, and the Olympic games in London this past summer. Jason also took the time to sit down with each of our students and critique portfolios of their best work.

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