Tag Archives: NYT

March 3, 1947 photographic milestone

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me an email the other day showing the first announcement of Edwin Land’s picture in a minute process in the March 3, 1947 issue of LIFE I recently did a post on the impact this picture … Continue reading

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Bratty NYT Photo Collection at Ryerson

Toronto.¬†PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 Bratty NYT Photo Collection at Ryerson Dr Denise Birkhofer of Ryerson University Come out and listen to Dr Birkhofer speak on the Canadian Photographs in the Bratty Family New York Times (NYT) Collection at … Continue reading

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The Giveaway Artist

Toronto. George Dunbar spotted this NYT article and suggested that he too was tempted to try it. Fred Cray is a New York photographer. For over ten years he has “hidden” his unique photos around the city – over 30,000 … Continue reading

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Peter Turner 1934 – 2017

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar who emailed the sad news that Pete Turner died recently. His passing was noted with this insightful article in the New York Times. A New Yorker, Mr Turner was famous for his saturated colour … Continue reading

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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 Race to Save Films We Love

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar dropped me a note late last month about this NY Times article with the above title. The article discusses a number of movies from the 1930s and their critiques of the time. The article notes … Continue reading

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