Archive for January, 2011

Art therapy

‘Jennifer’ has found that the YWCA Sheriff King Home art therapy has helped her 2 children to work through behavioural problems after escaping an abusive home in Calgary. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


First bus ride to school

First bus ride to school

Cole Wenzel, 4, is a little leery as he takes his first ride on a schoolbus in preparation for the big Grade One experience come fall. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald – CND


Grocery shopping

Grocery shopping

Sometimes it can be difficult to find an interesting picture in a mundane photo assignment. This time hard work paid off as I found an interesting angle. Long time volunteers with the Kerby Centre grocery program is Gerrit and Elma de Leeuw loading up their car with groceries in Calgary. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary […]


Football antics

Football antics

High school football can be just as great to shoot as pro-football. Western Canadian Redmen’s Eli Prochnau takes a flying leap over Central Memorial Ram’s Chris Hanson during the Calgary Senior High School football championships held at Shouldice Hellard Field in Calgary. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


MADD campaign

MADD Campaign

Calgary police constable Dan Kurz poses in the back of a hearse for the new MADD campaign at the EMS headquarters in the N.E. in Calgary. Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


Construction accident

construction accident

A powerful picture, a hard scene to photograph as a construction worker died in an accident in Calgary, Alberta


Diva Dog – Margaux

On a hot summer day I had an assignment to shoot how dogs lounged around and had fun in the summer months. Mastiff Margaux was a beautiful, extremely large Mastiff who was modelling summer goods for her owner Melissa Sikic. Not only was Margaux extremely shy (I think she thought she was a small dog […]


Our Special Children

A personal project by Calgary photographer Christina Ryan of our special needs children, because they are seldom shown in a beautiful light.


Exposure Calgary Herald

Christina Ryan

Top pictures of 2010: Herald Photographer Christina Ryan By: Christina Ryan Well, 2010 went by in a blur, and I am not quite sure where the months have gone. After looking through a years worth of photos, I have included some of my favourites, but also some anecdotes of some of my assignments, like my […]


Speedy’s hands

Speedy's hands

‘Speedy’s’ hands show a lifetime of toil and hard work. Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


Animal Care Emergency

Animal Care Emergency

Edward the cat managed to hitch a ride with his owner Trisha Shanks to a pre-Stampede breakfast at the Animal Care Emergency of Calgary Centre with his best friend Topaz, a 1 1/2 yr old Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.Photo by Christina Ryan/Calgary Herald


Wei Yang

Wei Yang

Looking lovely is Western Canada High School’s Wei Yang at her 2008 graduation dinner and dance held at the Round-Up Centre.Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


John Hextall Bridge

John Hextall Bridge

Calgarians enjoy the crisp Thursday morning as they cross the John Hextall Bridge in Bowness.Photo by Christina Ryan/Calgary Herald


Neighbourlink Calgary

Neighbourlink Calgary

11 yr old Shanel Bennett and her twin Shantel with 2 yr old Jayden Brown and 9 yr old Summer Bennett were donated furniture including their beds from Neighbourlink Calgary.


Tatoo Pat Dodsley

A tattoo on Pat Dodsley’s arm shows his support for one of his greatest passions: The Nottingham Forest Football Club. Photo by Christina Ryan


Relaxing

relaxing

15 yr old Tyler Quong takes a moment to relax as he waits for his father Gord Quong to take a look at his stalled bike on the outskirts of a new development in NW Calgary.Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


Kristian Huselius

Kristian Huselius

Kristian Huselius and Cory Sarich are swamped by fans for autographs before they head down to the dressing room at the Saddledome during the Calgary Flames Danone Super Skills event.Photo by Christina Ryan, Calgary Herald


Millionaire Mind Evening

Millionaire Mind Evening

T. Harv Eker shares his insight on how to obtain a financial blueprint during the Millionaire Mind Evening at the Roundup Centre at the Stampede grounds in Calgary. Photo by Christina Inez Ryan/Calgary Herald(National Post)


Calgary Tower Glas Floor

Calgary Tower glas floor

6 month old Nathaniel Hoffarth shows no fear as he hangs 240 feet above Calgary’s downtown core in the Calgary Tower. Photo by Christina Ryan/Calgary Herald


Hair Pledged

Hair Pledged

10 yr old Jarad Hauck and his 9 yr old sister Alysa goof around as she braids Jarad’s hair for the last time. Jarad has raised almost $10,000 that he will donate to the Alberta Children’s Foundation when he shaves his hair off for his sister next week. His clothes have been signed by people […]


No-Name Band

A group shot of a band taken at the Weasel Head.


Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing

This picture could be mistaken for a shot in the desert, unless you recognise the ice fishing gear, and that it was taken on Calgary’s Glenmore Resevoir.


Joe Carbury

Joe Carbury

This picture is a piece of history for many Calgarians that know the name of Joe Carbury. The 2008 Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon races lost a voice this year that is famous world wide when Joe Carbury announced his last year calling the chucks, and I was lucky enough to be there for his last call […]


Chuckwagons

Photojournalism Chuckwagon

A close look at the Chuckwagons at the Calgary Stampede 2008. Christina Ryan, Coady Photo – Calgary Stampede