Winnipeg's Annual Photo Fest — every October since 2014

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2016 Events

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26-DODGE + BURN Lecture Series

Photo Central proudly presents the Dodge+Burn lecture series every Wednesday in October. One hour of photographers sharing their wisdom and welcoming discussion and your questions. Every week will feature new perspectives, so be sure to catch all four! Flash Photographic Festival will be collecting for Winnipeg Harvest for the entire month of October, with a drop off bin located at Photo Central. ADMISSION IS A TIN OR $2 FOR THE BIN! October 5, 7-8pm – Mike Grandmaison,… … Keep Reading


Oct 23-Aspire Studios lighting workshop

Aspire Studios 289 King Streeet, 3rd floor Winnipeg Sunday, October 23, 12pm-3pm FREE! Aspire Studios is hosting a lighting workshop again this year! Professional photographer Ian McCausland will give a explanation on various lighting techniques and will have a model on hand. Questions are encouraged! Get up close to an actual shoot done by the professionals. Come and join us!   … Keep Reading

Oct 30-Peg Beer Co. wrap party

PEG BEER CO. WRAP PARTY Sunday, October 30, 8-11pm 125 Pacific Avenue   Join us for the 2016 Flash Photographic Festival wrap party! Enjoy locally brewed beer and celebrate one great month of all things photographic. Open to all!   … Keep Reading

Street Portraits

  Street Portraits sponsored by FLASH Photographic Festival Partnering with The Downtown Biz and Winnipeg Harvest, Flash will be taking impromptu portraits on the sidewalk in four different locations during the entire month of October! Photos are a minimum $1 donation in the tin to Winnipeg Harvest. The photographic files can be downloaded on the “Street Portraits” link above (right click on the photo and choose “download”). Keep an eye on our social media accounts for… … Keep Reading


Oct 1-Dano Tanaka opening party

The Foxy Shoppe 87 King Street October 1 – 7:30pm Enjoy the diverse works of Dano Tanaka, showcasing pinup, boudoir, nudes, and photo composite work. Many pieces that have never been showcased before, especially in print! Beyond delights for your viewing pleasure, we will have ambient music, plus wine and cheese will be available until quantities last.     … Keep Reading

Oct 1-Culture Days/Nuit Blanche “a selfie selfie!”

CULTURE DAYS/Nuit Blanche Saturday, October 1st, 9pm-late Meet us at the corner of Arthur and Albert streets after dark (at 9pm) and get your portrait taken. Then we will project your face onto the Crocus Building for all to see. Huge! Epic! Slightly surreal. This gives you the opportunity to take a selfie, with yourself! Actually what happened was people started calling it “The Great Wall” and “The Wall of Fame”. Most people just took… … Keep Reading


Oct 8+9 – CINEMATHEQUE presents “Don’t Blink-Robert Frank” by Laura Israel-SPECIAL FLASH PRESENTATION

Don’t Blink – Robert Frank Directed by Laura Israel    2015, USA, 82 min   Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street   Saturday, October 8 at 9 pm  Sunday, October 9 at 3 pm (SPECIAL FLASH SHOWING) (Advance Tickets at under Tickets & Merch on menu)     In conjunction with the Flash Photographic Festival, we present an intimate portrait of an uncompromising artist, Swiss born photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank. Laura Israel, long-time editor of Frank’s… … Keep Reading

Forth at 171 McDermot

Oct 3-Flash Opening party

Monday October 3rd. 8-11pm LOCATION: FORTH 171 McDermot Come one come all! Bring your friends and family to hob nob with all the Winnipeg Photographers in this year’s photographic festival. The Salon show is hanging at City Hall, so as a replacement for the party, we will have a slide show of everyone’s photos to view. Constance Popp has given us some little chocolate cameras to taste, and we will have the button maker in action… … Keep Reading


Oct 6-Gaui H launch party

A LAUNCH PARTY, HELD IN TWO COUNTRIES, BROUGHT TOGETHER WITH TECHNOLOGY! Gas Station Arts Centre 445 River Ave October 6, 5pm-8pm With the use of Skype, meet the Icelandic photographer, Gaui H., FLASH’s first international artist. Gaui’s work will be showcased and celebrated both here and with a group of Icelandic artists in in Reykjavik, Iceland. In addition to viewing his photography, participants will have the opportunity to speak with the artist and other Icelanders in… … Keep Reading

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