Tag: Photography

Quick Hits: Hand Coloured Flowers

The always interesting Public Domain Review features these stunning floral images by Ogawa Kazumasa, a Japanese photographer, printer, and publisher known for his pioneering work in photomechanical printing in the 1890s. The exquisite hand-coloured flower collotypes were featured in the 1896 book Some Japanese Flowers (a 2013 reprint […]

Quick Hits: Polidori’s Sistine Chapel

Transplanted Canadian Robert Polidori is one of the world’s most acclaimed photographers, for his meticulously detailed, large-format color film photos. This week, he’s on the cover of WSJ magazine with his extraordinary shots of the Sistine Chapel (below – slide to see them all). See a previous Art […]

Joseph Hartman: The Artist’s Studio

For photographer Joseph Hartman, the idea of creating artist portraits by capturing the deeply personal spaces of their studios really began in childhood. He has fond memories of being in the studio of his father, painter and printmaker John Hartman, and reveling in the experience. (Above: Studio of […]

Giulio Di Sturco: Ganga Ma

Ganga Ma is the result of a 10-year photographic journey along the Ganges by Giulio Di Sturco, documenting the effects of pollution, industrialization and climate change. The project follows the river for over 2,500 miles, from its source in the Himalayas in India to its delta in the […]

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, […]