Tag: Photography

Tintype Surfers & Lost Places

The end of summer is the perfect time to appreciate American photographer Joni Sternbach’s surfer works, which are atmospheric and nostalgic, although they are contemporary shots. Sternbach is well known for Surfland, a series of unique tintype portraits and seascapes along America’s coasts. She also captures abandoned places, […]

Ieva Baklane’s vibrant colours

Vancouver artist Ivea Baklane paints vivid colours and shapes with a vibrancy reminiscent of David Hockney. The Latvian-born artist, who has an MFA, comes from a family of artists, and exhibited in Riga, Berlin, Prague and Rome before immigrating to Canada in 2002.

Photography: Art of the Sequence

Few shots can match the appeal of a well executed sequence photograph, such as this work by Vancouver-based  Scott Serfas.  Or the one below, by Jonatan Nylander of Sweden “Sequence photography is a technique of shooting a series of images in where the subject is captured in successive […]

47/150: The Remarkable Arnaud Maggs

Renowned photographer Arnaud Maggs (b: 1926 Montreal) was at the top of his career when he died in 2012 at the age of 86.  The National Gallery of Canada had just opened a major retrospective covering four decades of his work. And a few days before that exhibition […]