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Dr R G Wilson – a celebration of life

Toronto. As mentioned earlier this month, the life of PHSC member and past president Dr Robert Wilson will be celebrated at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home on Eglinton Ave.,  just two stop lights west of Yonge Street. An obituary appeared … Continue reading

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Ormond Gigli – photographic exhibition in France

Toronto. Check out the exhibition at the Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris. The exhibition of prints by American photographer Ormond Gigli runs from April 18 to May 21. Time is going fast, so take a look tout suite and see what … Continue reading

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Moyra Davey Exhibition at the RIC

Toronto. A Survey exhibition of New York based and Toronto born photographer Moyra Davey (winner of last year’s Scotiabank Photography Award) runs from May 1st to August 4th at Ryerson’s RIC. If you miss CONTACT elsewhere, at least take in … Continue reading

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a great use for a camera

Toronto. The Globe and Mail in its Arts section has a nifty column called First Person. The column prints various   eclectic essays written by readers of this fine old newspaper. Last Friday’s essay by Paula Turner Curating a Tour … Continue reading

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Another great photographer – Margaret Bourke-White

Toronto. One of the attractions of the Chrysler skyscraper in the Big Apple was access to its gargoyles for a spectacular view of New York City. The Chrysler Building was for a brief 11 months the tallest building in the … Continue reading

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George Tice Exhibition

Toronto. “George TICE (1938-) is one of the most important photographer of his generation. He is world famous for his black and white photos representing the American culture, urban and rural landscapes. His work is shown in more than a hundred museums and institutions … Continue reading

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“… you must have a fantastic camera …”

Toronto. This quote, attributed to Sam Haskins, must be one of the worst compliments ever given to a photographer! Stripped of its bells and whistles, a camera is just a black box that holds the sensitive media (film, sensor) the right … Continue reading

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Goldchain at Tanenbaum Lectures – Ryerson

Toronto. If you were lucky enough to get tickets and  drop by Ryerson March 6th (Wednesday) at 7 pm, you can hear Rafael Goldchain at the Tanenbaum Lectures. Click on the icon at left to see an overview of his … Continue reading

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Alessandro Piredda, exhibition in Paris France

Toronto. The GADCOLLECTION Galerie in Paris, France is selling and exhibiting night time architectural photographs by Italian photographer Alessandro Piredda. The exhibit began on Valentine’s day and runs to March 10th. If you happen to be in the City of … Continue reading

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Andreas Feininger, Photographer and the Family of Man

Toronto. in the late 1960s, I subscribed to the TIME-LIFE series on photography. I learned many things from each book. The very first one was called “The Camera” and on page 61, it showed this photograph by Andreas Feininger of … Continue reading

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