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Better Networking With Your Blackberry | Gilmour Photography

Just bump your Blackberry In 2009 we cut our print/online marketing budget way back and shifted our marketing to in person efforts; mostly business networking events. Like many of you, I went to events, met lots of people, gathered loads of business cards and went home. I just didn’t realize the Blackberry in my pocket could be

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Is Advertising Dead in 2009? Part 1 – Is The Advertising Agency Dead?

Is The Advertising Agency Dead? 2009 has been a mixed year. The big advertising agency clients have slashed their budgets while lots of new agency’s are booking commercial photography with budgets in the thousands. Yesterday I met with an advertising agency in Calgary, one of the principals said that last year the agency had 25

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Sherry Maljan, Partnerships Consultant at Government of Alberta

Brett Gilmour has provided photography services for our program events for the last 4-5 years. Brett is a wonderful photographer, and works very well with our team. He develops a very good rapport with our department heads, clients, and stakeholders and manages to take a huge number of pictures in a tight time frame – and everyone enjoys the process!

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Sarah Webb, Nuvo and O Hotel Suites

“I have worked with Brett on several occasions, and he has always been fantastic! He shot exterior photos of Nuvo Hotel Suites, and was very helpful with input on different angles. He shot the interior of Centro Motel, and we were extremely impressed with the professional quality, timeliness, and creativity shown in his work. I have hired Brett for our next Centro photo shoot, and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a photographer for either interior or exterior photographs.”

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Deb­o­rah Morrison, Canada’s National His­tory Society

“Brett was very helpful in turning around an important photo assignment quickly to ensure we could meet our publication deadline. The photo shoot results were exactly what we were looking for, and Brett was really easy to work with.” Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, On Time – Deborah Morrison President and CEO at Canada’s

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Best Selling Author Michael Oliver Features Brett In Article

International sales trainer, best selling author, speaker and consultant, Michael Oliver, recently highlighted me in a marketing campaign for Natural Selling. Read Michael’s below. Michael’s sales training helped me see selling as more than a necessary evil of being self-employed. The training helped me fully understand that my photography helps solve problems that businesses have.

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Indianapolis Museum Acquires Weegee Collection Found In Yard Sale

A large collection of photographs taken by renowned photographer Weegee that were found in a yard sale have now been acquired by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, giving the museum’s collection a much needed boost. Weegee, whose real name is Arthur Fellig, is well known for his black and white shots of the streets of

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Carma Takes Community of the Year Award At the SAM’s

Carma (Brookfield Residential) Takes Home The Hardware The complete list of winners and finalists in all categories has been announced for the 2007 SAM Awards and Gilmour Photography would like to congratulate our client, Carma Developers. Carma (now called Brookfield Residential) took home the SAM’s Community of the Year award for Auburn Bay while New

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Value of Licensed Images: Getty Images

Previously confidential financial documents released by Getty Images indicate that the future of photography lies in rights managed photography by professional photographers. Getty, owner of Calgary-based iStockPhoto, are preparing for a vote later this month that will allow shareholders to decide if the publicly-held company will be sold to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.

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CAPIC Prairie Chapter Stepping Up Their Game

The Prairies chapter of CAPIC, a national organization advocating for photographers and illustrators, has been gaining momentum through increased membership and a full calendar of events. CAPIC, the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications, represents photographers, illustrators and digital artists from across Canada. The association has more than one thousand members in Canada.

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