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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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The (nearly) forgotten photographer – Edwin Haynes

Toronto. This report is a review of our May, 2017 presentation on Edwin Thomas Haynes (come out this September 20th to our next presentation). The story and selected photographs by Edwin Haynes were presented by his grand nephew and photographer Bruce … Continue reading

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21st century photographer

Toronto. The stand alone camera as we know it will soon disappear in the face of the ubiquitous smartphone (shown is an iPod Touch). Modern photographers shoot digital and view digital. The files may be downloaded to a computer and … Continue reading

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A Broken Arrow and Photography

Toronto. In the late 1950s as I sat on a runway waiting for takeoff, the pilot announced that we could look out a cabin window and see the famous Avro Arrow about to take off. I was thrilled to see … Continue reading

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EDWIN HAYNES : REDISCOVERED TORONTO PHOTOGRAPHER

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, May 17, 2017 Lizz Hodgson – Edwin Haynes: Rediscovered Toronto Photographer Lizz Hodgson is the great-great-grandniece of Edwin Haynes. She will present on the rediscovery of the Edwardian images of Edwin Haynes. On May 29th last year, staff … Continue reading

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Guillaume Simoneau Exhibition

Toronto. Stephen Bulger sent me an email last week announcing his coming exhibit “Experimental Lake” of current photographic work by Canadian Photographer Guillaume Simoneau from April1, 2017 to May 6, 2017. Stephen includes a brief biography of Simoneau which says … Continue reading

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Florin Firimita and The Bookstore Project

Toronto. Galerie Gadcollection in Paris, France is featuring photographs by Florin Firimita from “The Bookstore Project”. The exhibition runs from March 16 to 22. Copies of the photographs are available. I chose this particular sample as it featured an Argus … Continue reading

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Still Standing… Together

Toronto. We read with mixed feeling about the dichotomy created by President Trump who is in his early days in office. George Dunbar offered this article last Sunday from the NY Times Magazine. The pictures by George Georgiou in “Where … Continue reading

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The Buzzing Lights Project

Toronto. Photographer Tanja Tiziana of our city has just completed her opus to the North American Neon Signs common over a half century ago. The book, “Buzzing Lights – The Fading Neon Landscape of North America” uses photographs to record … Continue reading

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Tony Armstrong-Jones, 1930 – 2017

Toronto. Do you remember him as Lord Snowdon? Famous photographer Armstrong-Jones married Royalty (princess Margaret) in May, 1960. The Toronto Star for last Friday announced his death at 86. While we have heard little about the illustrious photographer in recent years, … Continue reading

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