Category Archives: photos

a gem of a photo resource and more …

Toronto. Journal editor and friend Bob Lansdale sent me a brief email the other day with this link to a ¬†Hyperallergic Newsletter article.. The article in the newsletter by Claire Voon is dated December 26, 2016 and announces that George … Continue reading

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Stephen Wilkes – A Journey

Toronto. Fancy a trip to Paris, France this Christmas? Then visit our friends at GADCOLLECTION Galerie and view/buy the gorgeous photos exhibited there. Stephen Wilkes has his series called “A Journey” on exhibit from today, December 6th through next January … Continue reading

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light where you need it

Toronto. In the days when photographers used flash to create the light needed to take a shot indoors, prints with burned out highlights were common. One company promoted the solution to be the MY-T-MYTE flashbulb – a lower output bulb … Continue reading

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VM en couleur

Toronto. I have written a few times on the posthumous B&W images of iconic Chicago nanny, Vivian Maier. On November 6, 2018, the Guardian newspaper in the UK published a photo essay on her colour photographs. The colour renditions will … Continue reading

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Camerama Show this Sunday Nov 11th

Toronto. Is there a Rollei you lust after for your collection or use? You may find one Sunday November 11th at PHSC member Gary Perry’s latest Camerama show in our fair city. Its a small intimate and cozy show. Easy … Continue reading

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Microcosms Macrocosms

Toronto. The works of photographer Yamamoto Masao will be featured in the Stephen Bulger Gallery October 20th to November 17th, 2018 with the opening reception on Saturday, October 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The editorial on the exhibit is … Continue reading

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have you read about the father of photography?

Toronto. Browsing books on photography in the 70s and 80s you could find photos of someone in England called Oscar Rejlander (1813-1875). He was born in Sweden (hence his name) but lived most of his life in the UK. You … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries Photo Auction

Toronto. Now the NAFTA heat and rhetoric have lessened, maybe it’s time to visit the Big Apple again. Our friends at Swann Galleries are conducting their periodic photograph auction beginning Thursday, October ¬†18, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Have a look-see … Continue reading

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women photographers

Toronto. With all the current action here (our federal government) and in the states (#metoo movement), it seemed appropriate to look at women photographers. Georege Dunbar sourced out this collection housed in the National Gallery of Australia. The picture he … Continue reading

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Edward Burtynsky – Anthropocene

Toronto. I first learned about Ed Burtynsky and his large camera prints of how we are affecting the world when I saw Jennifer Baichwal’s ¬†Manufactured Landscapes at TIFF in 2006. I did a post on Ed a decade later in … Continue reading

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