Tag Archives: Ryerson

unintended consequences

Toronto. Last week’s Globe and Mail carried a column by Rachel Wine on the exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC). The exhibition is the photo essay Gordon Parks did in 1961 for LIFE magazine called The Flávio Story. It … Continue reading

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Ryerson’s RIC has an open house this month

Toronto. The Ryerson Image Centre has frequent exhibitions. On the 28th of this month (September, 2018), the RIC has an open house presenting the Recent Acquisitions to the RIC collections. Come out from 11 am to 4 pm and see … Continue reading

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Struan on Advanced Fashion Photography

Toronto. Drop by Ryerson this September to learn about fashion photography from Struan – a master. Details of course CDFP 381 are shown on  this Ryerson web page. We posted his spring classes back in April with this post that … Continue reading

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Ryerson’s Library and Archives collection

Toronto. When you decide to do research on our rich photographic history, remember the resources we have in our university archives. A great example is the fabulous collection housed and inventoried by Ryerson. Member George Dunbar sent an email recently … 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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Finding Canada in the NYT Archive

< Toronto. Dr Denise Birkhofer of the Ryerson Image Centre spoke on Finding Canada in the New York Times Archive at our January 17th meeting augmenting her recently ended exhibition  at the RIC called “The Faraway Nearby” which uses selected photographs from … Continue reading

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so you want to do fashion photography?

Toronto. Well, you are in luck! Toronto photographer, producer, director and cameraman Struan will be at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts beginning May 10, 2018 teaching “Advanced Fashion Photography with Struan“. Read about Struan on his web site. And be … Continue reading

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Avard Woolaver, photographer

Toronto. Avard Woolaver grew up in Hants county, Nova Scotia, home of many of my ancestors on my mother’s father’s side. Avard is a photographer, author, and a Ryerson grad. He mounted an exhibition in room 310 at the Ryerson … 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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Architecture in Photography Exhibitions 1858 – 1861.

PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Architecture in Photography Exhibitions Natalie Banaszak, B.A., M.A. Natalie will present her award winning research on the participation of photographic societies in the promotion, marketing and sale of architectural photography as art and a … Continue reading

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