It was cold and stormy, with a few tornado warnings, for a week here on South Georgian Bay. Today, there was a break, and these poppies lifted my spirits, even though some were pummeled and bruised from the downpours. For Cee’s Flower of the Day.
Born in Winnipeg, David Burdeny (b: 1968) started to photograph the prairie landscape at age 12, making his own black and white prints in a makeshift darkroom that also served as his bedroom closet. He is an acclaimed photographer whose travel-inspired landscapes are characterized by unusually long exposures that result in detailed […]
Ten years, 10 provinces, 1,000 photos is the way White Wall Gallery North is billing this exhibition of Richard Johnson’s work (April 19 through June 7, Toronto). These provisional shelters offer a colourful glimpse into the Canadian culture of Ice Fishing. Sheet metal, faux wood
This is the best image I’ve seen to mark the 100th Anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge today. Well worth noting. View this post on Instagram These boots adorned with poppies at the Canadian National Memorial in northern France represent the 3,598 Canadians who died at Vimy […]
Michael Snow (b: 1928) remains a giant, renowned in film, sound, sculpture, photography and painting. He may be best known by the general public for the spectators sculpture on the side of the Rogers Centre and the Canada geese in flight at the Eaton Centre. But he has always been a whirlwind, […]
Ottawa photographer William James Topley (1845–1930) was an important chronicler of people and events in Canada’s capital in the 50 years after Confederation. In effect, he was Canada’s first celebrity photographer, recording Royal visits, Prime Ministers and the lives of leading citizens. But he also documented significant social issues, including immigration. For […]