Archive of posts tagged "photographer"

Archives Photos of the Day: Croton Studio Photographers

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During my weekly perusal of the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across the photography collection of Croton Studio, based out of New Westminster. The collection from this commercial photography studio spans the years 1950 to 1978 and features everything from hockey games and holidays to media personalities and parades. They were the official municipal […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Art Jones

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After publishing almost 100 posts with collections of photos from the Vancouver Archives and Vancouver Public Library, I have taken note of some important and prolific photographers from Vancouver’s earlier days. One name that comes up often is Artray Studio“>Artray Studios or Artray Limited. Today’s collection of photos from the Vancouver Library Archives features the […]

Get Real Vancouver Wedding Photography Workshop

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Nordica Photography, friends of, have just announced that they are hosting a wedding photography workshop in November called “Get Real Vancouver“. With only 20 seats available, this exclusive event has a very high value for those serious about improving their photography and their business through discussions about motivation and creativity. They’ll also cover everything […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Walter Edwin Frost

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Browsing the Vancouver Public Library Archives and the Vancouver Archives as much as I do, I often come across material from the same handful of photographers. Thanks to their work, we have a glimpse at what Vancouver life was like over many decades, building up from the tents at Granville Townsite. Today I have decided […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Food

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It’s always fun to come up with a theme for my archive photo roundups: from telephones and billboards to bikes, moustaches, and costumes. Today I saw News1130 Radio post a tweet promoting the upcoming “Foodie Friday” segment and the lightbulb went on. Vancouverites love their food so why not see what kind of culinary captures […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Philip Timms

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A boy and girl playing with a chained bear in their front yard in Kitsilano, a horse-drawn taxi rolling down Cordova Street, the Hotel Vancouver on the corner of Granville and Georgia. These are all images that I have featured during my weekly history photo series and which have been sourced from the City of […]