The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Profiles

Looking out from a church, Taanis Bellerose quietly watches as people pass by, a practice she once spent entire days doing. Her eyes fall to a particular corner she used to work, and she thinks to herself, “It took me 30 years to go 25 feet.”

Freelance photographer Natasha Palmer got her start on Instagram, but now, 44,000 followers later, she’s looking to develop her craft and turn it into a full-time career.

Like a lot of Calgary engineering students, Erin Bird could have worked in the oil and gas industry. Instead, she went to change the world at a local level where she now volunteers her time to help consumers make more ethical buying choices.

Neil Zeller was a furniture salesman for 14 years. But after having doubts about his future in that career, he decided to shift to photography full-time.