Paul Sparrow

Photographer,
audio-visual producer,
photography educator.

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Paul Sparrow Photographer

 

Professional photographer and audio-visual producer for over 35 years.

Conducting comprehensive workshops and eight week courses on digital photography and image processing using Photoshop for both beginners and advanced photographers for the past 20 years.

Presenter at numerous photographers' organizations including; The Latow Photographers Guild, Canada Camera Conference, The New England Camera Club Council Convention, The Niagara Regional Camera Clubs Convention, Professional Photographers of Ontario and many other photography organizations across Canada.

Producer of many large scale multi image AV shows that celebrate our world in imagery including "STONEY CREEK" - The Battle of Stoney Creek fought on 6 June 1813 during the War of 1812 near present-day Stoney Creek, "FIAT LUX" - An animated journey of light, "THE ROCKIES" - The majestic landscapes that are the Canadian Rockies, “REACHING FOR THE SKY” - The Hamilton International Airshow celebrating the pilots & planes and the men & women that help keep the memory of flight alive for today's generation, “LIFE” - A cinematic journey about the wonderful diversity of life on earth, “OUR WORLD” - A powerful tribute to our planet earth, from nature to the environment and the human condition, “SPIRITLANDS” - A spiritual journey through the landscapes of Arizona and the Grand Canyon, “FIRENZE, Cradle of the Renaissance” – A journey through the beauty that is Florence Italy, “SURRENDERED TO TIME” – A poignant look at Springfield Castle and the landscapes of County Limerick, Ireland", “IT NEVER RAINS IN MONTE-CARLO” - A dynamic look at the ultimate test of driving skill in Formula 1 racing... the Monaco Grand Prix, and “BLUE AS BLUE” - a black & white tribute to the music of jazz great Miles Davis.

Other multi-media productions include “City Landscapes” - a wide screen presentation for the city of Hamilton done live to Aaron Copeland's "Quiet City" performed by the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, “The Elegance of an Image” - a celebration of the impact of images which premiered at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, “The Voice of a City” for the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority which incorporated a live 100 voice choir during the performance which was presented to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and “The Human Touch”, a combination of live theatre and multi-image AV projection about the human condition that ran for two weeks at Theatre Aquarius.

Other projects include photography for Robert Bateman's book "New Works" celebrating his 80th birthday, photography of the antique artifacts and gallery spaces for Burlington’s Joseph Brant Museum and Ireland House, photography for books on Hamilton, Oakville & Brampton and the book Enterprise 2000 about entrepreneurs around the Golden Horseshoe. Photography for other publications and organizations also include Canadian Geographic, Canapress, National Film Board, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Dofasco, Firestone, Laidlaw, NCC Publishing, Clifford Elliot Publications, SPY Records, Warner Music and Hamilton Magazine.

Commercially produced AV and video productions for such companies and organizations as Ecodyne, Laidlaw, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, The Salvation Army, Hamilton Harbour Commission, Northern Telecom, Shell Canada, Westinghouse, and Firestone.

Won numerous awards for both photography and AV productions including the Latow Photographers Guild annual Audio-Visual Festival, and Photo Life’s 20th anniversary photography competition (digital imaging).