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Sgt Leonard E Thompson: Combat Cameraman WW2

Toronto. Being a small country (population), and a relatively new country, we seldom see our heros get recognition. Sgt Thomson is a fine example. The Canadian Film & Photo Unit website recounts many tales of the Canadian photographers who recorded … Continue reading

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kids

Toronto. Viennese photographer, ANNA BREIT, is featured at WestLicht gallery with her series titled, “TEENS (IN THEIR ROOMS)” from September 9th to October 23rd of 2022. The gallery writes, “Parallel to the World Press Photo exhibition, WestLicht is showing the current … Continue reading

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shooting stars

Toronto. Nawww, this ain’t about astronomy! It’s about a CTV news clip on George  Pimental of Toronto. George is a photographer here in the west end. He hit the news on CTV  recently because he is noted for photographing famous … Continue reading

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one for the road …

Toronto. Even photographers get thirsty. This photograph is the property of the Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Orillia. It was taken c1898 by the H. J. Goetzman Studio and shows the ‘Joe Cook & Co., Dome Road House hotel … Continue reading

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that girl again …

Toronto. It’s always gratifying when I see an email from my good friend and fellow PHSC member, George Dunbar. Today I saw his commentary on that wonderful nanny and impromptu street photographer, the late Vivian Maier. This time it’s a … Continue reading

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more than one way to skin a cat …

Toronto. …. or ride a frisky horse. The May, 1939 article from Popular Mechanics shows how a stuffed horse could simulate a bucking broncho in a photo taken for the folks back home! Notice how the professional photographer uses a … Continue reading

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In the Wake of Progress

Toronto.  I first saw/heard about the work of Edward Burtynsky when his 2006 movie called, “Manufactured Landscapes” was shown that fall at TIFF. The film was introduced by its director, Jennifer Baichwal. Between a ticket mess-up and volunteers who were … Continue reading

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Newfoundland life in the olden days

Toronto. My good friend, George Dunbar, enjoys browsing the internet these days for interesting facts about photography and its rich history. Today, George brings us his finds about people on the great island of Newfoundland – the most easterly part … Continue reading

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we have Contact

Toronto. We always appreciate the efforts of our favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, of PhotoEd. Rita recently sent a notice out of her activities at PhotoEd including a section on this year’s Contact festival sponsored by Scotiabank. I took the liberty … Continue reading

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Canadian female photographer from BC

Toronto. Do you remember Ms Agnes Deans Cameron? No? Well, she was a prominent photographer out west, known for her work as a  “teacher, journalist, explorer, writer, lecturer & photographer”. You can learn more about this wonderful lady at the … Continue reading

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