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The Faraway Nearby exhibit at Ryerson

Toronto. In the Globe Arts last Saturday (September 16th) an aricle covered the recently opened exhibit at Ryerson Image Centre called The Faraway Nearby. This exhibit features some 200 photographs of Canadian subjects contained in the nearly 25,000 New York … Continue reading

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The future’s so bright…

Toronto.  … I gotta wear shades is a nuclear holocaust song by Timbuk3. Apple’s recent announcement of the iPhone 8 and the anniversary model iPhone X (iPhone 10) celebrating a decade since the industry disrupting iPhone was first released, prompted me … Continue reading

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World’s First Analog Instax Square Camera

Toronto. Film is a niche process that continues to attract followers. A subset of the genre is the “instant film” brigade. These people are so active that companies continue to make the “Polaroid” type instant film. Now the Lomographic Society … Continue reading

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Larry Towell – Union Station

Toronto. The Stephen Bulger Galleries invite you to see the Union Station series by Larry Towell. Exhibition Dates: September 9 – October 14, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 9, 2-5pm “The Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present ‘Union Station’ … Continue reading

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Seeing Toronto through a different lens

Toronto. George Dunbar found this GTA contest that was open to special people in our city and sponsored by the Toronto Star newspaper. “Tobias, with four friends he knows through Native Men’s Residence, is trekking through the trees, near St. … Continue reading

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AGO photography prize – public opening Sep 6, 2017

Toronto. Join the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on September 6th at its AIMIA opening. The event is open from 6 – 9 pm at the AGO downtown (317 Dundas West in Toronto at Beverley). The public can vote on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Little Nikon

Toronto. If you meet a professional photographer today, chances are he uses a Nikon. This Japanese manufacturer was formed in 1917 with the amalgamation of three other optical companies. The new company was called Nippon Kogaku K.K. Their first camera lens … Continue reading

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A walk in the park

Toronto. Joy Cohnstaedt wrote me recently about the presentation “Walk the Six West: History on the Humber”. This talk and show will be of interest to everyone, especially to those living in the west end of Toronto near the Humber … Continue reading

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Have you heard?

Toronto. Word on the street is that we will be joining PhotoEd magazine to participate in this fall’s annual celebration of books… The book & magazine festival will take place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 down at the Harbourfront Centre … Continue reading

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It’s a dog’s world out there…

Toronto. Recently the Globe and Mail opened its massive news archive to its subscribers in celebration of Canada’s 150th. This photograph was shot back on September 28th, 1964 at the Scarborough kennel show by Harry McLorinan of the Globe. It … Continue reading

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