September 2015 Pictures of the Month

From the Calgary Zoo’s Iluminasia Lantern & Garden Festival, to the SAIT Trojan’s women’s and men’s hockey and soccer teams – the opening month of our students’  photographic monthly feature, The Pictures of the Month, is a nice collection of images shot by our second year journalism and photojournalism students. Check out the gallery below for a nice beginning to our photographic year.

Brilliant Lanterns: Dolphin lanterns illuminate a bridge during the Calgary Zoo's Illuminasia event Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Brilliant Lanterns: Dolphin lanterns illuminate a bridge during the Calgary Zoo’s Illuminasia event Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Colourful Display: A woman observes the flamingo lanterns during the Calgary Zoo's Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Colourful Display: A woman observes the flamingo lanterns during the Calgary Zoo’s Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Big Tigers: A woman observes the flamingo lanterns during the Calgary Zoo's Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Big Tigers: A woman observes the flamingo lanterns during the Calgary Zoo’s Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Tyler Marr/The Press)

Puck Battle: SAIT Trojan's Eric Walker, left, battles a Bentley Generals player for the loose puck during pre-season hockey action at the SAIT Campus Centre in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (Photo by Kyle Meller/The Press)

Puck Battle: SAIT Trojan’s Eric Walker, left, battles a Bentley Generals player for the loose puck during pre-season hockey action at the SAIT Campus Centre in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (Photo by Kyle Meller/The Press)

Celebration: Members of the Medicine Hat Rattlers women's soccer team celebrate after scoring the first goal of the game against the SAIT Trojans during regular season play at Cohos Commons Field in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The Rattlers went on to take the game in a 4-1 victory. (Photo by Ryan Wellicome/The Press)

Celebration: Members of the Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s soccer team celebrate after scoring the first goal of the game against the SAIT Trojans during regular season play at Cohos Commons Field in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The Rattlers went on to take the game in a 4-1 victory. (Photo by Ryan Wellicome/The Press)

Beakerhead Fun: Ralph explores the fungi fortress at a Beakerhead event on Memorial Dr NW in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. The bricks are created using a mix of sawdust and mushroom spores. Beakerhead is a yearly arts and culture event featuring several displays and exhibitions that further the understanding of science and engineering in a fun and interactive way. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Beakerhead Fun: Ralph explores the fungi fortress at a Beakerhead event on Memorial Dr NW in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. The bricks are created using a mix of sawdust and mushroom spores. Beakerhead is a yearly arts and culture event featuring several displays and exhibitions that further the understanding of science and engineering in a fun and interactive way. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Long Table: Guests pose for a picture during a Really, Really Long Table Dinner in Calgary on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Nine restaurants worked together to serve five meals to over 240 people. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Long Table: Guests pose for a picture during a Really, Really Long Table Dinner in Calgary on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Nine restaurants worked together to serve five meals to over 240 people. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary's finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary’s finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. (Photo by Liam Quinn/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary's finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. This photo is actually a composite of many pictures digitally stitched together as a type of panorama image. (Photo Illustration by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary’s finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. This photo is actually a composite of many pictures digitally stitched together as a type of panorama image. (Photo Illustration by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Beakerhead Fun: Calgarians took to the streets to participate in the Beakerhead activities on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Beakerhead is a yearly arts and culture event featuring several displays and exhibitions that further the understanding of science and engineering in a fun and interactive way. (Photo by Vanessa Paterson/SAIT Polytechnic)

Beakerhead Fun: Calgarians took to the streets to participate in the Beakerhead activities on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Beakerhead is a yearly arts and culture event featuring several displays and exhibitions that further the understanding of science and engineering in a fun and interactive way. (Photo by Vanessa Paterson/SAIT Polytechnic)

Beakerhead Fun: A woman reacts to the artificial quicksand she's running through during a Beakerhead exhibition event on Stephen's Avenue mall in downtown Calgary. (Photo by Joshua Neumann/SAIT Polytechnic)

Beakerhead Fun: A woman reacts to the artificial quicksand she’s running through during a Beakerhead exhibition event on Stephen’s Avenue mall in downtown Calgary. (Photo by Joshua Neumann/SAIT Polytechnic)

Catharsis Catapult: Mike Johnson, left and Andy Anderson reveal their steam powered catapult at Beakerheads's Catharsis Catapult Competition at Fort Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Both are members of the Steam Punk Assemblage of Calgary. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji /The Press)

Catharsis Catapult: Mike Johnson, left and Andy Anderson reveal their steam powered catapult at Beakerheads’s Catharsis Catapult Competition at Fort Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Both are members of the Steam Punk Assemblage of Calgary. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji /The Press)

Big Giraffe: A guest takes a photo of one of the 200 pound giraffe lanterns during the Calgary Zoo's Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Kelsey Yates/The Press)

Big Giraffe: A guest takes a photo of one of the 200 pound giraffe lanterns during the Calgary Zoo’s Illuminasia event on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The event features over 300 wire and mesh lanterns that will be on display through November 1st. (Photo by Kelsey Yates/The Press)

Paying Respects: A group of high school students gather at a memorial in the community of Erin Woods Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. The memorial was set up near the scene of a fatal accident which killed 16-year-old Nickolas Paswisty, a resident of the community. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Paying Respects: A group of high school students gather at a memorial in the community of Erin Woods Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. The memorial was set up near the scene of a fatal accident which killed 16-year-old Nickolas Paswisty, a resident of the community. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Heartfelt Scene: A heart necklace, among many other mementos, is placed near a photo of 16-year-old Nickolas Paswisty at a memorial set up near the site of a fatal accident which killed the Calgary teen in the community of Erin Woods. (Photo by Victoria Vadeboncoeur/The Press)

Heartfelt Scene: A heart necklace, among many other mementos, is placed near a photo of 16-year-old Nickolas Paswisty at a memorial set up near the site of a fatal accident which killed the Calgary teen in the community of Erin Woods. (Photo by Victoria Vadeboncoeur/The Press)

Corn Craze: Two buddies race through a dark section of a corn maze at Flashlight Nights at the Calgary Corn Maze Fun Farm just East of Calgary on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (Photo by Victoria Vadeboncoeur/The Press)

Corn Craze: Two buddies race through a dark section of a corn maze at Flashlight Nights at the Calgary Corn Maze Fun Farm just East of Calgary on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (Photo by Victoria Vadeboncoeur/The Press)

Fast Skater: A competitor rounds the corner during the Fall Classic long track speed skating competition at the Olympic Oval in Calgary Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The competition featured both men's and women's 500m and 1000m races. (Photo by Kenneth Appleby/The Press)

Fast Skater: A competitor rounds the corner during the Fall Classic long track speed skating competition at the Olympic Oval in Calgary Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The competition featured both men’s and women’s 500m and 1000m races. (Photo by Kenneth Appleby/The Press)

Rounding the Corner: Canada's Jeslyn Chantler from Ontario competes in 1000m long track women's event at the Fall Classic speed skating competition hosted at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. Skaters from all over the world came to compete in this three-day long tournament. (Photo by Chelsea Lees/The Press)

Rounding the Corner: Canada’s Jeslyn Chantler from Ontario competes in 1000m long track women’s event at the Fall Classic speed skating competition hosted at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. Skaters from all over the world came to compete in this three-day long tournament. (Photo by Chelsea Lees/The Press)

Big Race: The long distance mens mass start event gets underway during the 2015 Fall Classic long track speed skating event at the U of C Olympic Oval in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. The three-day speed skating event hosts 17 races, and features competitors from all over the world. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Big Race: The long distance mens mass start event gets underway during the 2015 Fall Classic long track speed skating event at the U of C Olympic Oval in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. The three-day speed skating event hosts 17 races, and features competitors from all over the world. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Having Fun: Kaden,front, and his friend Oasiz take a tumble on the Rat Rollers attraction at Calgary's Corn Maze and Fun Farm. (Photo by Brooke Hovey/The Press)

Having Fun: Kaden,front, and his friend Oasiz take a tumble on the Rat Rollers attraction at Calgary’s Corn Maze and Fun Farm. (Photo by Brooke Hovey/The Press)

Little Roper: Sarah learns to lasso at the calf roping attraction at Calgary's Corn Maze and Fun Farm on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Sarah's father taught her to lasso earlier that day. (Photo by Brooke Hovey/The Press)

Little Roper: Sarah learns to lasso at the calf roping attraction at Calgary’s Corn Maze and Fun Farm on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Sarah’s father taught her to lasso earlier that day. (Photo by Brooke Hovey/The Press)

Open YYC: Fire Station 22 opens their doors to the public as part of YYC Open Doors event at 7199 Temple Dr NE in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. The station was one of 43 locations in Calgary that opened their doors to the public. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Open YYC: Fire Station 22 opens their doors to the public as part of YYC Open Doors event at 7199 Temple Dr NE in Calgary on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. The station was one of 43 locations in Calgary that opened their doors to the public. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Go Vote: Thomas Snow poses outside the University of Calgary on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. Snow hopes that aboriginals will exercise their voice in the upcoming federal election. (Photo by Stephanie Joe /The Press)

Go Vote: Thomas Snow poses outside the University of Calgary on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. Snow hopes that aboriginals will exercise their voice in the upcoming federal election. (Photo by Stephanie Joe /The Press)

Calgary Reads: Steacy Collyer, the executive director and founder of Calgary Reads poses for a portrait at her office in Calgary. (Photo by Shama Palangdosan/The Press)

Calgary Reads: Steacy Collyer, the executive director and founder of Calgary Reads poses for a portrait at her office in Calgary. (Photo by Shama Palangdosan/The Press)

Issues of the Day: Emily Kotow stands in her office at the University of Calgary. The 28-year-old graduate student spoke to The Press about the most important issues she thinks the different party leaders should be thinking about in the upcoming federal election. (Photo by Matthew Bardsley/The Press)

Issues of the Day: Emily Kotow stands in her office at the University of Calgary. The 28-year-old graduate student spoke to The Press about the most important issues she thinks the different party leaders should be thinking about in the upcoming federal election. (Photo by Matthew Bardsley/The Press)

Neon Run: Calgarians participate in the Neon run in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The Neon Run is a 5K event which features a number of lighting displays throughout. (Photo by Shayla Deeton/The Press)

Neon Run: Calgarians participate in the Neon run in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The Neon Run is a 5K event which features a number of lighting displays throughout. (Photo by Shayla Deeton/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary's finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Long Table: Food enthusiasts take in the 3rd Annual Really, Really Long Table Dinner hosted by City Palate along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The $200-a-plate dinner features culinary delights from several of Calgary’s finest food vendors including Blink, Catch & The Oyster Bar, Charcut Roast House, Divino, Teatro, Wine-Ohs, Trib Steakhouse, Home Tasting Room and The Bank & Baron. Wine pairings were provided by The Cellar. (Photo by Andy Maxwell Mawji/The Press)

Colourful Fountain: Kelso Johnstone walks along the edge of the fountain during one of Beakerhead's exhibits at Central Memorial Park in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. The exhibit included four giant, glowing inflatable rabbits. (Photo by Ryan Wellicome/The Press)

Colourful Fountain: Kelso Johnstone walks along the edge of the fountain during one of Beakerhead’s exhibits at Central Memorial Park in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. The exhibit included four giant, glowing inflatable rabbits. (Photo by Ryan Wellicome/The Press)

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