Tag: Photography

Remembering the real Winnie the Pooh

An exhibit at the Ryerson Image Centre tells the story of Canadian soldier and veterinarian Harry Colebourn (1887–1947), who, at the onset of World War I, purchased a pet bear he named Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg. When his regiment shipped out, Harry took Winnie with him, […]

The Motion Photo Prize

One of the world’s largest art organizations has just launched a new, running competition that should thrill even the most uninitiated GIF maker. Saatchi Art and Google+ are collaborating on a project that encourages motion photography, the hugely popular creative trend that until now required special tools and […]

VIDEO: Edward Burtynsky on Water

Canadian born international photo sensation Edward Burtynsky had his directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival for Watermark, and is just finished a major exhibition of the photography that goes with it at the New Orleans Museum of Art.  This trailer provides a fleeting glimpse of the […]

Scott Conarroe: A Distinct Eye for the Shore

Vancouver-based Scott Conarroe is acclaimed for his photographs of landscape and the built environment, which evoke romantic pictorial traditions. One of his most intriguing set of works is the By Sea series, a survey of the coastal perimeter of Canada and the U.S. (Above, Sled Dogs in Iqaluit, […]