Africa Rediscovered by Allen Bargen (7:00 PM PST)
Allen P. Bargen
I am a lifelong proponent of the belief that to succeed in life, one needs to dedicate a fair portion of it in service to your community and country. We all have personal interests that touch us, and that is where we find the greatest opportunities to give back. This is certainly true of photography.
I dedicated a large part of my professional life to the art of Photography, and therefore to the agencies, clubs and people who involve themselves with it. On the national and international level, I devoted countless hours to the support and growth of CAPA, the Canadian Association for Photographic Art. It is my privilege to have worked on the National executive, where I served as President of the Association.
It was my pleasure to be deeply involved with ongoing training and education in CAPA, and have written and present several different lectures, courses and educational topics across Canada to support CAPA’s goals. Awarded their highest honours, FCAPA and Hon FCAPA for service and photographic achievement, I am a CAPA Certified Judge (CCJ), and a Canon CPS photographer. My photography is mainly about the natural world and my ongoing travels take me to many exciting locations in the world. This presentation will take us through a large part of Southern Africa where we will see the “Big 6”, the cornerstone animals of Africa, as well as many other images of the rugged beauty to be found across the continent