Shooting GMC ProShot at the 2014 Calgary Stampede

I returned to Calgary during July, 2014 to work at my fourth straight Stampede. There are many good reasons why the Calgary Stampede is considered, “Canada’s Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth.” I was tasked with getting shots for GMC Canada around its partnership with the Stampede. GMC Canada brought an award-worthy and contextually relevant activation […]

BLOG: My favorite photos I shot during 2013 (all photos Richard Budman)

I look back fondly on the year that was 2013 for my photography. I tried to get better and more creative in my picture taking as I decided to take a few photography courses. Got the privilege to travel coast to coast in Canada again including traveling to the most far east I’ve ever been […]

PHOTOS: Finally made it to Banff and hiked up Sulphur Mountain

Finally made it to Banff. It was my 3rd straight year in Calgary working at the Stampede and every year I’d say to myself, “I’ve got to see Banff.” Just could never find the time to take a day away during Stampede. So when work finally ended, I extended my stay and jumped in a […]

BLOG: My favorite photos I shot during 2012

At this time of the year, I like to look back on the year that was in my image making. It’s important to me that each year I grow and learn as a photographer. Always striving for the best shot. I got to visit some interesting places during 2012 and looking back, I am genuinely […]

BLOG: Reporting on Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon racing at the GMC Rangeland Derby

Spent a great week in July out in western Canada for the world famous Calgary Stampede in a social media reporting assignment. GMC is a proud vehicle sponsor of the Stampede and does some engaging marketing on-site during Stampede week. The event’s signature event, the chuckwagon races, is titled the GMC Rangeland Derby. [singlepic id=770] […]

PHOTO: 2011 Calgary Stampede Rodeo runs in rain or shine

Despite some rainy weather mid-week the Calgary Stampede enjoyed one of it’s busiest years ever. I was thrilled to shoot “The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth” (in good weather and bad!) Being up-close to the rodeo and chuckwagon racing action proved far more exciting to photograph than I ever would have thought. (photo Richard Budman […]