Tag Archives: Globe

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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before we had Google for news

Toronto. These are the presses that printed my favourite newspaper in 1939. The image is from the Globe archives and details are from an article in Monday’s Globe by Shelby Blackly. The Presses (and the Globe and Mail) were located … Continue reading

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instagram – yes or no?

Toronto. To Instagram or not, that is the question to paraphrase the Bard’s words in Hamlet. In Wednesday’s Globe columnist Dave McGinn raises a timely question: Is Instagram ruining travel photography? McGinn discusses the pros and cons of social media … Continue reading

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on sight

Toronto. I shot this photo some 46 years ago in Montreal’s Lafontaine Park. It showed my family searching for some food while the goat and the other family watched what was happening. The photograph is a still but has lots … Continue reading

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x-rays reveal an image hidden by damage

Toronto. I had a call from John Linsky Friday morning as I was making breakfast. John had read an article in the Globe that morning regarding the discovery of images on a daguerreotype thought to be long lost. The scientists … Continue reading

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embrace the negative

Toronto. Yesterday in “tools of the trade” I commented on darkroom needs for film. To my delight, Saturday morning’s Globe featured an article on discovering the virtues of film and chemistry once again. The article by Kate Taylor “introduces her son … Continue reading

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World News Day – May 4th

Toronto. The Globe and Mail celebrated World News Day yesterday by highlighting a number of prestigious stories that unfolded over the past months. One such story called UNFOUNDED involves many people including victim Ava Williams. Click the icon at left … Continue reading

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Grant Munro dead at 94

Toronto. Years ago, Grant Munro of  the National Film Board (NFB) made animated films that were Oscar contenders. Ironically,  Grant never owned a computer or cell phone! Grant created all his animations manually since the NFB of the day was without … Continue reading

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Mike Carmichael 1932 – 2017

Toronto. The Globe and Mail has a good article by Susan Ferrier MacKay yesterday on the late Mike Carmichael, a journalist who worked for the Globe, Telly and Sun newspapers in Toronto and the Canadian Magazine. Mike is pictured at right with … Continue reading

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Photo News Autumn 2017

Toronto. A few days back I opened my Globe and Mail as I began breakfast. To my delight, the latest issue of Norm Rosen’s magazine popped out. Check out the PHOTO News web site to see many articles and back … Continue reading

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