Tag Archives: Photographs

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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dreaming of Maggie

Toronto. The Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris, France has an exhibition of photographs this fall called Dreamland. The photographs are the works of Florida based American photographer Maggie Taylor. If you are on the continent at the time, drop by the … Continue reading

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from Talbot to Stieglitz

Toronto. In March 1991, the PHSC presented me with this book in the hard cover version. The NY Public Library (or NYC Public Library as I have it listed) became a long time member of the PHSC and remains an … Continue reading

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it ain’t over yet!

Toronto. About 40 years ago I wondered why the old process lingered on long after a new process was available. Now I know. Serious folk invested in the older process so they changed slowly to the new. And the older … Continue reading

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photos from paradise

Toronto. The AGO was the recipient of a trove of Caribbean history. To quote the AGO, “Spanning 100 years of history and featuring more than 3,500 photographs from the Wider Caribbean Region including Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad, The Montgomery Collection … Continue reading

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a different look at street photography

Toronto. My good friend George Dunbar diligently searches for photographic items on the internet. This time he came up with a doozy. We usually think of street photography in terms of photographers capturing people as they walk along a thoroughfare … Continue reading

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fly me to the moon

Toronto. An event occurred during the summer a half century ago that sparked the imagination of everyone! Man first walked on the moon. I was living in Montreal at the time. My first child was born that summer. And I … Continue reading

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Photographs auctioned at Westlicht May 24th

Toronto. Visiting Europe this spring? Drop by the 19th ¬†Westlicht Photo Auction¬†in Vienna this May 24th and enhance your collection. This fine auction house runs photograph auctions twice each year. While this springs auction os on the 24th, you can … Continue reading

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when core memory was king

Toronto. When I first joined the Business Information Systems (BIS) section of Bell in 1966, 64,000 bytes of memory was huge. Today, of course that amount is so tiny you could not begin to load a modern day operating system … Continue reading

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Wild Exposures – Tracey Dyer

Toronto. Toronto wild life photographer Tracey Dyer has her latest exhibition at Studio 888 out in the east end at 2359 Queen St East, Toronto. The exhibition runs from April 25th through Mother’s Day, May 12th. Featured are iconic photographs … Continue reading

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