Dale M Reid Photography - Oyster Mushroom 52
Oyster Mushroom 52. 2021
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Dale M Reid - Curriculum Vitae

Address Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Telephone 416-560-9227
Email info@dalemreidphotography.com
Websites www.dalemreidphotography.com
www.dejeuner-photo.com

Education and Experience

Photography has been a part of my life since 1977. After taking a course in photography at Ryerson University in 1999, I started to view photography as an art form. The course provided me with presentation and darkroom skills. Based on feedback, I had already developed a photographic eye. Since 1999, I have worked at further developing my photographic eye.

Prior to 1999, I utilized the colour photographic medium to present my views of travel and nature. In 1999, I switched to the black and white photographic medium and focused my work to three main subject areas, Canadian Maritime provinces to document and preserve the unique views of fishing harbours; landscapes; and floral studies.

In April 2004, I entered a new phase in my life by leaving the corporate world after about thirty-five years to pursue my passion for photography. The last several years were at the middle management level.

Since becoming a professional photographer:

· I have focused on expanding my portfolio which now includes still life, floral, urban, mystery girl series, maritime, landscapes and industrial. During my participation in Contact, Toronto Photography Festival, I have introduced themed work as well as expanding my artwork in the various subject areas of my portfolio. Today I have narrowed the scope of my artwork to include floral and still life studies.

· Through extensive hands on work in a wet darkroom, I have developed a high degree of technical experience in pulling silver prints. I am now being recognized as producing prints which have high definition and good tonal range.

dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. MonoVisions Photography Awards, Honorable mention fine art
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. Minimalist Photography awards 2021
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. 2020 London International Creative Competition - Official Selection
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. 2020 Annual Photography Awards gallery
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. Honorable Mention TOKYO International Foto Awards - 2020 Fine Art Abstract
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. 13th Annual Black & White Spider Awards gallery
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Fine Art, Abstract Selected Images from Dejeuner
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dale m reid contemporary fine art photography. Fine Art Photography awards 2017
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Collections
    Sherman Hines Museum of Photography, Liverpool, NS
    Private Collectors from Ontario, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, United States and Europe
Awards and Accolades
2022   MonoVisions Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Abstract
    Minimalist Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Abstract
    London Photography Awards, Black and White Abstract, Honorable Mention
    18th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Black and White Series, Honorable Mention
    8th Fine Art Photography Awards, Abstract, Nominee
    Muse Photography Awards - Silver Award, Black & White Photography - Abstract
    17th Pollux Awards – Series Winner – Black and White
    Motif Collective – Shortlisted, Minimalist
    Fusion Art Online Exhibition:
·Quarterly, Still Life
·Monthly - Leaves & Pedals, Honorable Mention and Finalist
·Monthly – Black & White
·Monthly – Artist's Choice
2021   Annual Photography Awards – Certificate of Achievement, Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    Monochrome Photography Awards
· Honorable Mention, Abstract
· Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    New York Photography Awards - Silver Award
    16th Black & White Spider Awards – Nominee, Fine Art
    Tokyo International Photography Awards, Official Selection
    Neutral Density Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Fine Art, Conceptual
    Circle Foundation For the Arts - Quarterly Art Review - Contest Finalist Award
    The Photo Review - 2021 Competition Web Gallery
    Muse Photography Awards - Gold Winner, Black & White Photography - Abstract
    Minimalist Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    MonoVisions Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    16th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards - Honorable Mention, Black & White Series
    Motif Collective - Shortlisted, Black & White
    Fusion Art Online Exhibition:
·Quarterly - Women Artist
·Quarterly - Still Life
·Monthly - Leaves & Petals
·Monthly – Black & White
·Monthly – Artist's Choice
2020   London International Creative Competition - Official Selection
    Annual Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    Tokyo International Foto Award:
· Honorable Mention, Abstract
· Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    Monchrome Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Abstract
    Neutral Density Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Fine Art
    International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Fine Art, Abstract
    15th Black & White Spider Awards – Nominee, Fine Art
    Minimalist Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Abstract
    MonoVision Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Abstract
    The Photo Review - 2020 Competition Web Galleries, Still Life
    15th Julia Margaret Cameron Award:
· Honorable Mention, Still Life, Professional
· Honorable Mention, Abstract, Professional
    The Motif Collective:
· Shortlisted, Minimalism
· Shortlisted, Black and White
    Fine Art Photography Awards:
· Nominee, Abstract
· Fine Art Photography Awards – Nominee, Floral
    Fusion Art Online Exhibition:
· Annual - 5th Anniversary
· Quarterly - 3rd Annual Women Artists
· Quarterly - Still Life
· Monthly – Black & White
· Monthly - Artist Choice
2019   Annual Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, Abstract
    Monochrome Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Abstract
    Tokyo International Foto Awards – Bronze, Fine Art, Abstract
    Neutral Density Photography Awards:
· Honorable Mention - Fine Art, Abstract
· Honorable Mention - Nature, Landscape
    Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers:
· 14th Competition – Honorable Mention, Still Life Professional
· 13th Competition – Co-Winner, Still Life Professional
    14th Annual Black & White Spider Awards – Nominee, Architectural and Fine Art
    The Motif Collective:
· Shortlisted, Architecture
· Shortlisted, Black & White
· Shortlisted, Minimalism
    International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Analog / Film, Fine Art
    Minimalist Photography Awards – 3rd Place, Abstract
    London International Creative Competition Shortlist 2018 Professional Photography
    Le Prix de la Photographie de Paris – Honorable Mention, 2019 Professional PX3, Fine Art, Still Life
    5th Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee, Fine Art
    Fusion Art Online Exhibition:
· Exhibition Finalist, 5th Annual Leaves & Petals
· Exhibition Finalist, 3rd Annual Black & White Online Exhibition
· Exhibition Finalist, 2nd Annual Quarterly Women Artists
    Monochrome Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Professional, Abstract
2018   One Eyeland Photography Awards – Finalist – Fine Art - Abstract
    13th Annual Black & White Spider Awards – Professional - Still Life – 2nd Place – Merit of Excellence
    Neutral Density Photography Awards – Professional – Fine Art – Abstract – Honorable Mention
    12th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers – Professional -Still Life – Honorable Mention
    International Photography Awards – Professional – Fine Art – Still Life – Honorable Mention Fusion Art - Online Exhibition:
· 4th Annual Leave & Petals Online Exhibition – Honorable Mention
· 1st Annual Quarterly Women Artists – Exhibition Finalist
    Motif Collective Online Exhibition:
· Black & White -Shortlisted
· Your Best Shot - Shortlisted
    Monochrome Photography Awards – Professional – Abstract – Honorable Mention
    11th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers – Professional – Series – Abstract & Still Life – Honorable Mention
    4th Fine Art Photography Awards – Professional Series – Fine Art – Honorable Mention
2017   Neutral Density Photography Awards – Professional – Fine Art, Abstract – Honorable Mention
    12th Annual Black & White Spider Awards – Professional – Still Life – Honorable Mention
    The Photo Review Competition – Oyster Mushroom 37 selected
    1st Edition MonoVisions Photography Awards – Abstract Series – 3rd Place
    Fusion Art Online Exhibition:
· Black & White – Exhibition finalist
· 2nd Annual Cityscapes - Exhibition Finalist
    10th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers – Professional Series – Still Life and Abstraction – Runner Up
    3rd Fine Art Photography Awards – Professional Series – Fine Art – Honorable Mention
2016   ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards, Honorable Mention. Selected images from Transcending Images
    11th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Nominee, Fine Art, Professional
11th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Two Nominees, Still Life, Professional
    9th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers, Series winner, Still Life and Abstractions
    International Photographer of the Year – 2nd Prize Winner, Fine Art: Abstract Category.
    2nd Edition – Fine Art Photography Awards – Fine Art Nominee.
    International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention, Fine Art: Still Life. Competition submission.
    La Grande PHOTO Awards - Third Place and nomination Still Life.
2015   ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards, Selected images from Dejeuner images.
    10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards - Five nominations
    Art Forward Contests - The premier online contests for contemporary photographers and painters - Contest 3 - Bronze.
    Chelsea International Fine Art Competition - Selected for Collective Exhibition.
    New York Center for Photographic Art - Wandering Curves 2015 - Honorable Mention.
    Art Forward Contests - The premier online contests for contemporary photographers and painters - Contest 1 - Bronze
    International Contemporary Masters Volume 11 - artavita - Certificate of Excellence.
2014   9th Annual Black & White Spider Awards - Six nominations, Still Life, Professional.
2013   8th Annual Black & White Spider Awards - Six nominations, Still Life, Professional.
2012   Honorable Mention, artavita 2nd Photography competition
    7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Honorable Mention and Nominee Still Life | Professional.
2011   Contemporary Art Fair NYC - Best of Fair, Selected by Claire Oliver, Claire Oliver Gallery, NYC.
    11th Place Photography Competition, artavita
    Photography - Riverdale Art Walk
    Festival Director selected Scotiabank Contact Exhibition 'Minus Color' as top 10 must see
2010   5th Annual Black & White Spider Awards Nominee for the category Still Life | Professional.
2005   Grand Prize, Second and Third in Photography, Southern Ontario Orchid Society, Toronto, ON
2004   Second in Photography, CityArt Fall Show, Toronto, ON
Other
2006   Published in 'The Create book', an annual creative industry portfolio book showcasing photography, illustration, film & video and interactive media.
2005   Photographs were used as a background in the made for TV Movie 'Love Thy Neighbor'. The movie was shown on the U.S. Network Lifetime.

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