This month, The Weal introduced feature photos to the website and social media. These photos are submitted by SAIT students and club members and are fantastic displays of their photographic skills.

June 2-9

This week saw our first batch of feature photos here on The Weal. Contributions include window washers, a rare sighting of an ibis in Calgary, and an Enactus event.

Window washers cleaning the Southland Park building in Calgary on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. (Photo by Anna Burns/The Emery Weal)
A white-faced ibis wades in a wetland in southern Calgary on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Although the white-faced ibis can be found in Alberta, the bird is very rarely seen as far north as Calgary. (Photo by Rory Carroll/Novalight Photography)
A kangaroo maintains their tail inside Cobb’s Adventure Park in Calgary on Saturday, May 28, 2022. Enactus SAIT is raising money for the Exotic Animal Centre inside Cobb’s. Animals have been rescued by Cobb’s Adventure Park after some people realized they could not raise them. (Alejandro Melgar/The Emery Weal).

June 10-16

This week, our contributors were hard at work once again. Highlights include the Calgary Lilac Festival and pelicans over Frank Lake.

A dog enjoys the return of the Lilac Festival after a two-year pause due to COVID-19 in Calgary on Sunday, June 5, 2022. (Photo by Onyinye Ekene-Obi/The Press)
Brazilian dance crew dance for spectators who enjoy the return of Lilac Festival after a two-year pause due to COVID-19 in Calgary on Sunday, June 5, 2022. (Photo by Onyinye Ekene-Obi/The Press)
Pelicans take flight over Frank Lake on Sunday, April 24, 2022. The Frank Lake conservation area draws many species of birds every year. (Photo by Robin Contos/The Emery Weal)

June 17-23

This week, our contributors took some interesting community photos including baby ducks, baseball practice, and a cowboy on the move.

George Miller, a traveller, crosses the road in downtown Calgary. He is wearing an outfit inspired by the movie The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. (Photo by Inderjot Singh Chahal/The Emery Weal)
Kenton Miller, a baseball player for Chestermere Chusher’s junior team pitches with a great follow-through on Sunday 19th, 2022. (Photo by Inderjot Singh Chahal/The Emery Weal)
A group of mallard ducklings sit on a rock in one of the local wetlands in Calgary on Thursday, June 23, 2022. (Photo by Rory Carroll/The Emery Weal)

June 24-July 1

This week saw our contributors getting out to photograph Canada Day festivities. Our contributors got to see different Indigenous performances, street fairs, and a drag brunch.

Blake Yellowhorn dances in traditional regalia during the Indigenous Showcase and Powwow at Canada Day celebrations in East Village, Calgary, on Friday, July 1, 2022 (Photo by Daniel McCarten/The Emery Weal)
The crowd dances to the Aspire to Inspire Zumba performance during Canada Day Celebrations at St. Patrick’s Island in Calgary on Friday, July 1, 2022 (Photo by Daniel McCarten/The Emery Weal)
Rondel Roberts and Jamil Ahmed of the Rondel Roberts Band perform on the Trout Beach Stage during Canada Day Celebrations at St. Patrick’s Island, Calgary on Friday, July 1, 2022 (Photo by Daniel McCarten/The Emery Weal)
A Bear Clan member holds a sign promoting inclusivity at the Springboard drag show in Container Park, Calgary on July 1, 2022. The Bear Clan helped contribute to making the show a success. (Photo by Heather Chapin/The Emery Weal)
Drag Queens perform at the Springboard drag show in Container park, Calgary on July 1, 2022. The drag Queens and Kings took the stage to commence the show. (Photo by Heather Chapin/The Emery Weal)
Delilah RoseGold bows to the crowd at the Springboard drag show in Calgary on July 1, 2022. During the event, RoseGold said “This will be my very first drag brunch, and it’s one to remember.” (Photo by Heather Chapin/The Emery Weal)
Queenie May performs at the Springboard drag show in Container Park, Calgary on July 1, 2022. (Photo by Heather Chapin/The Emery Weal)
Disney princesses Cinderella, left, Arial, and Belle interact with a young girl outside Eau Claire Mall in Calgary on Friday, July 1, 2022. The princesses are from Dazzling Princess Parties, a party business dedicated to “providing dazzling princesses for any occasion.” Eau Claire had street vendors, musical performances, balloon animal acts, and face painting inside and outside the mall for Canada Day. (Alejandro Melgar/The Emery Weal).
A balloon twister blows up a balloon on the south end of Jaipur bridge in Calgary on Friday, July 1, 2022. Eau Claire Mall, and surrounding areas, had street vendors, musical performances, balloon animal acts, and face painting inside and outside the mall for Canada Day. (Alejandro Melgar/The Emery Weal).
People celebrate Canada Day festivities inside Eau Claire Mall in Calgary on Friday, July 1, 2022. Eau Claire had street vendors, musical performances, balloon animal acts, and face painting inside and outside the mall to celebrate Canada Day. (Alejandro Melgar/The Emery Weal).

Thank you to all our contributors who submitted this month. They did an amazing job.

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