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Robert Freeman, photographer 82

Toronto. Wednesday’s Globe carried the Obituary from the NY Times. Robert Freeman died this month after a lengthy illness. The obituary was written by NY Times columnist Richard Sandomir. Freeman is best known for his early album cover shots of … Continue reading

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Jack Ford, Photographer 97

Toronto. Mr Ford died May 3 of this year (2019) here in the big smoke of a brain tumour.  I did a post on Jack two years ago. He was known for his World War 2 photographs. While born in … Continue reading

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Hauser exhibits Kain

Toronto. My good friend editor Bob Lansdale sent  along a note he received from Tony Hauser. Tony is a photographer with a studio in the King Eddie downtown. Tony is featuring his portraits and photos of dancers in the National Ballet … Continue reading

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Vincent Fournier exhibition

Toronto. Next month (October 3 – November 3) Galerie GADCOLLECTION is featuring “Past Forward“. Vincent Fournier is a French photographer born in 1970. If you happen to be in Europe this fall, drop in at GADCOLLECTION in Paris and take … Continue reading

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Jenna Hobbs, Edmonton Photographer

Toronto. I was pleased to read in Thursday’s Globe that Edmonton photographer, Jenna Hobbs of the Hobbs Photography Studio was a finalist for the Luxembourg Art prize. Congratulations and we hope you win big time! Jenna and her sister-in-law Aimee … Continue reading

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silvery moon

Toronto. “by the light of the silvery moon” goes a line in a very old song. Ansel Adams made a photograph in 1941 called “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico“.  It was so popular he made thousands of prints and at auction … Continue reading

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I get a kick out of you

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me this hilarious shot taken by Photojournalist Ron Laytner and featured in many periodicals over the years. Ron’s photograph, taken for the Toronto Telegram, was featured in LIFE magazine’s July 14th “Miscellany” column back in 1958. Ron … Continue reading

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Fred Herzog, Vancouver Photographer, 88

Toronto, Years ago, I enjoyed watching Knowledge Network each weekend via satellite. Sadly, the Vancouver based public broadcaster was not included in the Fibe TV service from Bell as it is SD only (no HD or 4K). Often Knowledge would … Continue reading

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Robert Frank dead at 94

Toronto. The Globe on Wednesday this week ran an obit from the NY Times News Service. It announced that the Swiss born NYC photographer had died at 94 at his cottage on Cape Briton, Nova Scotia. Frank is best remembered … Continue reading

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modernish proscenium arch…

Toronto. In the 1958 issue of LIFE magazine, dated March 10, 1958, on page 107 and later, W Eugene Smith’s work is featured in an article called “A Camera Masterpiece”. A short essay titled “Drama beneath a City Window” accompanies … Continue reading

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