Category: Photography

Quick Hits: The Tanenbaum Photos

There’s been a great deal of publicity, and rightly so, for True to the Eyes: The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection, on exhibit at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto.  It consists of more than 200 photos, 19th century to contemporary, from the couple’s eclectic image files, […]

Helga Paris: Berlin behind the wall

Self-taught photographer Helga Paris (German, born 1938) was trained in fashion design but began taking photos seriously in 1967, leading to life as a freelancer in the German Democratic Republic. She found her subjects in her immediate surroundings and is best known for documenting everyday life in east […]

Brouns: A geometric world

Photographer Paul Brouns of the Netherlands calls this shot Venice of the North.  He’s inspired by the rhythm, lines and color patterns of an abstract geometrical world. He nails these abstracts and his color sense is a joy.