EDITORIAL

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)

A Week Long Shoot in Panama for Traffic Coffee

By Allen McEachern.

Some of my favourites from my recent trip to Bouquete, Panama + Playa Venao, Panama.

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.

New Portraits

By Allen McEachern.

A few new additions to my People Portfolio. 

Normand Laprise of ToquéPatrice Demers of Patrice Patissier

Canada's 100 Best Restaurants - Photos By Allen McEachern

By Allen McEachern.

During the dark winter days of January I was engaged by Canada's 100 Best Restaurants Magazine to complete an assignment to cover restaurants in Montreal and area for inclusion in this year's publication. My mandate was to create a mix of editorial style images of food, dinning room interiors, and portraits. I had the great pleasure of meeting and working with some of the most front facing culinary professionals in Montreal. The final ranking results are in, the winners announced, and my photos are live and published. Here are a few of my favourite shots and links to their position on Canada's 100 Best Restaurants.

#2 Toqué! - http://canadas100best.com/no-2-toque-2017/

#3 Joe Beef - http://canadas100best.com/no-3-joe-beef-2017/

#22 Cabane à Sucre au Pied de Cochon - http://canadas100best.com/no-22-cabane-a-sucre-2017/

#38 Maison Boulud - http://canadas100best.com/no-38-maison-boulud-2017/

#56 - Le Club Chasse et Pêche - http://www.leclubchasseetpeche.com

A CEO, The Best Chocolate, & Viral Fitness

Three new additions to my portrait portfolio. Mark Weinberger - CEO of Ernst & Young, Christine Blais - World Champion of Chocolate, and Marc Fitt - International fitness model and viral personal brand.

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 )

 

 

Snow Polo Tremblant Semi Final & Final Photos

By Allen McEachern.

Interior Photography for Voyer Construction

By Allen McEachern.

Arwad, Syria - 1996

By Allen McEachern.

I took this photo on the island of Arward, Syria when I was 22. 19 years later... I am proud to see communities across my country welcoming Syrians. 

Syrian Playground. Island of Arwad, Syria. 1996. © Allen McEachern

Syrian Playground. Island of Arwad, Syria. 1996. © Allen McEachern

Festival Mode et Design Montreal - Day 3

By Allen McEachern.

Photo highlights from the Passerelle Casino de Montreal - #FMD15


FESTIVAL MODE ET DESIGN MONTREAL - DAY 2

By Allen McEachern.

Photo highlights from day 2 of the Festival Mode et Design Montreal.

Festival Mode et Design Montreal - Day 1

By Allen McEachern.

Photo highlights from day one of the Festival Mode et Design Montreal.

FIS Snowboard World Cup Slopestyle Final

By Allen McEachern.

Stoneham, Quebec, February 21, 2015. The FIS Snowboard World Cup Men and Women Slopestyle Finals from Stoneham Ski Station. Cold, snow, wind, La Belle Province in February.

FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air Finals

By Allen McEachern.

Quebec, Quebec, February 20, 2015. The FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air Men and Women Finals. This year marked the first time women snowboarders have competed at this event. Congratulations to the ladies!

 

Audi Canada - Mont-Tremblant - Editorial / Corporate Photography

By Allen McEachern.

Audi Canada recently visited Circuit Mont-Tremblant for their week-long Audi Driving Experience. This bi-annual event puts you behind the wheel of some of the most exciting vehicles that Audi makes - R8, RS7, for example. In addition to getting to rip around at dizzying speeds, you also receive some great professional driving instruction. Which, all things considered, is a good thing. Erik Gauy, from Alpine Canada also came by to take some laps.