CV

Wayne Bridge CV  (Photography)

  • 1991-1993 took a course in Professional Photography with New York Institute
  • 1993 began assembling and selling WayneBridge photocards
  • correspondent/columnist/photographer for The Fergus-Elora News Express
  • photos appeared in The Real Estate Book, and Visitor magazine
  • official photographer for the Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games for several years
  • 1998 the Fergus Scottish Festival chooses a Wayne Bridge photograph as a promo poster seen in ads worldwide
  • hired by the Communities in Bloom committee to do promotional photos
  • paid as Photography Judge at the Fergus Fall Fair for three years
  • portrait photographer for the Fergus Fall Fair Queen (2 years)
  • landscape photo chosen as cover for Great Get-Aways, a tourism magazine
  • photograph purchased for cover of CD by The Wellington County Singers
  • accepted as contributing photographer by the Federation of Ontario Naturalists (Seasons magazine) and the Canadian Nature Federation (Nature Canada)
  • photos published in ON Nature (2004, 2005)
  • several photos published accompanying articles in The Country Connection (2004 onwards)
  • The Algonquin Art Centre, in AlgonquinPark, begins selling WayneBridge photocards (2007)
  • taught a course in Digital Photography Editing (2008)
  • contracted as “Official Photographer” for the Kearney Dog Sled Races (2008)
  • contracted by Haliburton Highlands Water Trails to make customized photocards (2008)
  • Kearney Dog Sled Races choose a WayneBridge photograph to be made into postcards for fundraising (2008)
  • November 2008 self-published A Year of Nature in Ontario
  • August 1, 2010 opened The West Algonquin Nature Store partly as a home base for Wayne Bridge Photography
  • November 2010 self-published A Year of Birds in Ontario
  • June 2011 The Algonquin Art Centre adds WayneBridge matted prints to their inventory
  • 2011 Kearney souvenir mugs featuring WBP photographs added to product lineup
  • 2013 canvas wildlife and landscape prints added to the product lineup
  • 2014 established the web site www.waynebridge.ca
  • July 2014 won the Peoples’ Choice Award at Creative Changes Art Show
  • June 2015 the Algonquin Art Centre adds  Wayne Bridge canvas prints to their inventory