This July and August 2018

Celebrate photography in the Northwest.

Free events around the community

Photo exhibition opening 'The Wilderness around Us': Thursday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. [Free]
This event is free and open to all ages - no registration required. Location: Lower Kitimat City Centre Mall. The exhibition will run from August 9 to September 8, 2018.

Photo Terminal [Free]
Includes local photographer’s work and archival images of the Haisla community. Location: Haisla Rec Centre. Open hours: TBA

Fest Events requiring registration

Workshop: Saturday, July 14: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. [Free]
Toy Photography Workshop with photographer Robin Rowland at the Kitimat Public Library.

Photo-walk: Saturday, July 28: Time TBA [Free]
Pine Lake  for  wetland and wildlife photography with photographer Jim Thorne. 

Photo-walk: Sunday, August 5: 2-4pm [$12.00]
Minette Bay Lodge trails photo walk with photographer Ruth Mills.

Photo-walk: Saturday, August 18: 9 am [$15.00]
Alpine Trek for alpine flower and wildlife photography with photographer Jim Thorne. (Date subject to change)

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, August 9: 7:30 p.m.  [Free]
'The Wilderness around Us' Exhibition opening at City Centre Mall. No registration required, all ages welcome.

Fest Weekend: Saturday and Sunday

  • Adult-$15 per day, $25 both days
  • Student-$7.50 per day, $10 both days (Student ID required)

Saturday, August 11 includes:
· Beginners photography and photo processing with Ab Morrison-Hayward at the Kitimat Public Library.

· Photo-walks with Jason Kazuta and Craig Minielly at Kitamaat Village. Time and meeting location TBA.

*Note: Sessions run simultaneously.

Sunday, August 12: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes:
· Photographic sessions with Jason Kazuta, Craig Minielly, Ab Morrison-Hayward, and Mike Ambach in the Activity Room at Riverlodge Recreation Centre.  A catered lunch will be provided.

Register or buy your tickets on Eventbrite

or through the Kitimat Museum & Archives


Workshops, photo-walks, and guest speakers!

Star Wars photography, camo project April 30, 2017

The arrival of digital cameras means that creating imaginative photographs of action figures, toys and models is easier than ever. Learn how at a toy photography workshop.

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Take an alpine trek with Kitimat resident, Jim Thorne

Alpine walks are superb locations for photographers who wish to capture dramatic landscapes.  It will also interest those into birds, wildflowers & other plants.

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Craig Minielly

Featured guest speakers at the  North West Photo Fest 2018 include Nikon Ambassador Craig Minielly and photographer Jason Kazuta

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Northwestern British Columbia's celebration of photography, Kitimat, BC