Tag Archives: photographer

Jack be nimble

Toronto. The Donald upset many high level politicians. He dissed friendly states and embraced enemy states. He told porkies galore. He is reviled by many in his own party. His idea of reconciliation is to blame everything on the opposition … Continue reading

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we lost Mike Mitchell at 76

Toronto. I received very sad news on June 16th from our treasurer, John Morden.  John came across an AGO article written just yesterday (June 16th) announcing the death of Michael Mitchell in Hamilton on May 18, 2020. The article was written … Continue reading

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Elsa dead at 83

Toronto. Elsa Dorfman of Cambridge, MA was best known for her huge (20x 24 inch) polaroid portraits, In an article by Deborah Becker on May 30th this year, Station WBUR announced her death (1937 – 2020). Her husband, Harvey Silverglate, … Continue reading

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I, said the page …

Toronto. … beginning to fade. A line in the song dedicated to the late Marilyn Monroe called, “Who Killed Norma Jean” sung by Pete Seeger, in answer to the question, “who will soon forget?”.  In this age of digital photography, … Continue reading

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Cássio Vasconcellos exhibition in France

Toronto. Our favourite gallery, Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris has extended its exhibition of Brazilian photographer Câssio Vasconcellos’s work to June 7th. Take a look here for a preview. The galerie says, “Cássio Vasconcellos (1965-) is a Brazilian photographer from São … Continue reading

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on the banks of the river Mara

Toronto. I guess you won’t be visiting France any time soon. However; the Galerie GADCOLLECTION is still there and needs your support in this year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The galerie represents many photographers. Featured is the Greek photographer Kyrianos … Continue reading

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if you can read …

Toronto. … you can learn! Or so the American “Famous”schools touted last century.  Famous Artists School and Famous Writers School operated by correspondence on the premise that reading could make you an artist or writer.  In the same spirit, Famous … Continue reading

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have camera, will travel

Toronto. The dirty ’30s! What a terrible time. What a wonderful time. Itinerant photographers, known since the beginning of the art, roamed the streets searching for a buck. Many had just a camera plus a pony and assistant for a … Continue reading

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another high flyer

Toronto. American photographer and LIFE photographer, Margaret Bourke-White was very popular mid last century. I wrote a post on her back in March 18, 2019 of last year. This photo (at left) shows her high above NYC using a press … Continue reading

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really, really, retro …

Toronto. Years ago I abandoned Kodak B&W products for Ilford. By then everything was panchromatic and ortho was but a bad dream and weird filters were no longer necessary. The world moved on to digital a decade or so ago … Continue reading

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