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SHAMBHALA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

By Allen McEachern

Since August 2016, I have had the privilege of being the Shambhala Music Festival Medical photographer. My role is to document the work of the 150 person volunteer medical team as they work to keep festival goers health, happy, and sometime, alive. Here is a collection of my favourite images from Shambhala 2018. Please feel free to leave your comments. (Handheld / Ambient Light / Canon 1D X / 85mm f1.2 / 50mm f1.2 / 24-70mm f2.8 / 16-35mm f2.8 / 70-200mm f2.8)

Movin'On 2018 by Michelin - My Top Five Images

Last week Montreal hosted the 21st edition of Michelin's conference on global mobility - Movin'On. This three day event is produced by C2 Montreal. Movin'on brings global leaders in the transportation industry together for dynamic talks and networking activities. My role is to capture images of all the main speakers. My images are used for media hand outs, social media, and of course, by Michelin in their marketing and promotion efforts. Here are my top 5 images selected from over 15000 captures. (Click on the images for a larger view and captions)

SHAMBHALA 2017

By Allen McEachern

I have just returned from Salmo, BC and the 20th edition of the Shambhala Music Festival. My contract is to document the work of the 130 person volunteer medical team. A team made up of paramedics, doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, and advanced first responders. Aside from offering basic first aid, the medical team operates a full capacity emergency room complete with an ICU. The worse cases attended by the medical staff are often from mixing heavy drug use, or overdosing. I think to understand the work of the medical team, you need to understand the environment that is Shambhala. Hopefully these select images help.

C2 Montreal 2017 Photo Highlights

By Allen McEachern

Over the past five years, I have had the tremendous pleasure to be one of the official photographers of C2 Montreal. Every spring I look forward to the week of C2. The content, space, participation, and logistics of this project are impressive. As one of 5 photographers my take is limited to the main conferences and general movement from place to place. Here are some of my favourite images from C2 Montreal 2017. 

Photographing Big Corporate Events

By Allen McEachern.

Photographing large, multi-day corporate events is something I truly love to do. The combination of all the moving parts that make these events so amazing also offer a lot of visual stimulation and inspiration for me. Large scale production - lights, sound, sets, talented and interesting speakers, access to industry leaders, creative spaces, other production teams, tons of people, networking, movement, working as a team, 12+ hour days, working closely with clients, sending images to media in almost real time, seeing your work live beyond the event, capturing a moment, sculpting a message...all of this without loosing site of why I am there...to create strong, clean, visually engaging creative content to help my client market, promote, share, sell, and explain. Do you attend large corporate events? What are your thoughts and experiences? Below are a few of my favourite images from events I photographed in 2016.

SHAMBHALA - A 5 DAY PARTY

By Allen McEachern

I recently returned from a week in Salmo, British Columbia where I was documenting the work of the 130+ person volunteer Medical team at Shambhala. Shambhala is a 5 day (and night) outdoor electronic music festival that attracts an international crowd. Over 15 000 people attend, and a small city takes shape. Drugs are prevalent, no alcohol is allowed. Harm reduction, and drug education associate freely in a way that rarely is seen, perhaps unique to Canada. Six different stages keep non-stop musical line-ups rolling from 1PM- 6AM daily. There really is nothing like Shambhala. I can't wait to go back. Here are my Shambhala photos. Click on an image to open a lightbox of the gallery.  (Handheld / Available Light / 85mm f1.2 / 50mm f1.2 / 24-70mm f2.8 / 70-200 f2.8 )

 

 

Joseph C. Papa - Chairman & CEO, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

By Allen McEachern.

C2 Montreal 2016 Photo Highlights

By Allen McEachern.

AMT - Inauguration du Centre de Maintenance Lachine

By Allen McEachern.

C2 San Francisco + EY Winning Through Disruption

By Allen McEachern.

I recently had the great pleasure to travel to San Francisco to photograph a 4 day C2 Montreal event produced exclusively for the global accounting firm Ernst & Young. Here are a few of my favourites from day 3 and 4.

Snow Polo Tremblant Semi Final & Final Photos

By Allen McEachern.

Snow Polo Tremblant Quarter Final Photos

By Allen McEachern.

Photos highlights from the Quarter Finals matches of the Snow Polo Tremblant International Tournament. #SnowPoloTremblant

Snow Polo Shoot Prep - What's In The Bag?

By Allen McEachern.

Newswear Foul Weather Chest Vest / Canon EOS 1D Mark IV x 2 / Canon 70-200mm f2.8 / Canon 85mm f1.2 / Canon 24-70mm f2.8 / Canon 200-400mm f4 w/1.4 Converter / Canon 16-35mm f2.8 / Canon 600EX-RT / Canon 580 EXII / Gitzo Carbon Fiber Monopod / 200GB CF Cards / 2 x 4AA Ansmann Batteries / Swiss Army Knife / MacBook Pro / LaCie 500GB Rugged Drive / ScanDisk CF Reader / Lens Cloth / Business Cards / Note Book / Pen / iPhone / Headphones


Searchable Music Image Archive

By Allen McEachern.

Looking back into the music images archive...Paul Banks of Interpol from their live performance in Montreal on July 30th, 2007. Are you looking for images of your favourite band? Keyword searchable music image archive at: http://bit.ly/Allen-McEachern-Live-Music-Photos

Networking Event - Grand Déjeuner de BNI Mont-Tremblant Élite

By Allen McEachern.

Next Tuesday morning, December 1st, BNI Mont-Tremblant Élite along with partner, Chambre de Commerce de Mont-Tremblant, are hosting le Grand Déjeuner - a networking event. A great opportunity to get out and meet the people behind some of Mont-Tremblant's most prominent businesses. Full event details below. Click here to register. 

Remember Montreal Fashion Week?

By Allen McEachern.

Over the 10 years that I covered Montreal Fashion Week, my favourite venue was the Imperial Theatre downtown Mtl. The lighting was awesome, as was the ambience. The audience was smaller, and more associated with the fashion industry. Here is a shot from one of those shows...Helmer, March 21, 2007. Enjoy! For more visit  http://bit.ly/Montreal-Fashion-Week

Remember Montreal Fashion Week?

By Allen McEachern.

Do you remember Montreal Fashion Week? Here is a shot from one of the last editions before La Semaine de Mode de Montréal stopped....Click on the image or http://bit.ly/Montreal-Fashion-Week to see more from my 10 years of photographing this bi-annual event as one of the official photographers...enjoy!

2015 Gala Excellence - Chambre de Commerce de Mont-Tremblant

By Allen McEachern.

Congratulations to all the winners at the 2015 Gala Excellence - Chambre de Commerce de Mont-Tremblant. The Gala honours local businesses, employees, and self-employed professionals who excel through out the year. A special congratulations to Chateau Beauvallon, winners of Business of The Year.

Festival Mode et Design - Day 4 Highlights

By Allen McEachern.

Photo highlights from the final day of the Festival Mode et Design Montreal. #FMD15

Festival Mode et Design Montreal - Day 3

By Allen McEachern.

Photo highlights from the Passerelle Casino de Montreal - #FMD15