From the monthly archives:

April 2009

10+ Alice Cho

April 30, 2009

Inspiration from photo-related people. On Fridays. This week’s 10+ is with Art Director extraordinaire Alice Cho. Alice has worked at Blender (R.I.P) and SEED before recently becoming the Art Director at Print Magazine. Her talent is limitless. From making dioramas and ipod cozies in her spare time to designing the latest fantastic cover/feature of SEED(The [...]

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Ask an Art Buyer: Bookmarking

April 28, 2009

Wednesday is Ask an Art Buyer day. Send your questions to heather@heathermorton.ca with the subject line Ask an Art Buyer. I’ll answer as many as I can every Wednesday. Blake from VISU asks: I am curious, do you feel most buyers use their browser to bookmark sites most of the time?  Or are link sites [...]

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CPOY Awarded

April 28, 2009

Big congrats to Louie Palu who was awarded Canadian Photojournalist of the Year this past weekend. Louie has been spending a lot of time shooting in Afghanistan these past few years and has created and incredible body of images dealing with all aspects of the war. He also recent shot in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay [...]

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The Lounge Week 27: Caroll Taveras

April 26, 2009

The Lounge is a virtual Art Gallery, updated weekly. This space will showcase emerging or underutilized photographers. Eye Candy for Monday. Recently I was directed to Caroll Taveras’s work by Photo Editor Natalie Matutschovsky. I was so excited to see a photographer opening their doors to do a simple portrait studio. Taveras opened a portrait [...]

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10+ Leila Courey

April 23, 2009

Inspiration from photo-related people. On Fridays. I’ve been sharing a pod with Leila Courey for awhile now. She’s been the Art Buyer at Leo Burnett in Toronto for 4 years and has been ever so generous with her CA’s, her Bookmarks and her Creative Department. Leila’s hilarious and also a bit of an overachiever. Brace [...]

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Greener Pastures?

April 23, 2009

Being Canadian how can we not be aware of the so called Brain Drain. Doctors, Nurses and Lawyers are just a few of the professionals we see moving South of the border in search of employment. All too often we see the same in the creative community as well – I can name ten photographers [...]

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Ask an Art Buyer: A Day in the Life

April 21, 2009

Alison Zavos is the force behind the beautiful Feature Shoot which profiles emerging photographers (commercial and fine art) and showcases new projects from established shooters. She is also the Photo Editor at Lost at E Minor, a resource-rich blog for the creatively minded. Our worlds collided earlier this month when both of our blogs profiled [...]

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Annie Leibovitz and the State of Photography

April 20, 2009

Vicki Goldberg on Annie Leibovitz: “She is the apex of the image culture that is so fixated on celebrity and she has catered to that. She has done it beautifully. But it’s a shabby culture in the end.” I just saw Life Through the Lens this weekend and Vicki Goldberg’s quote jumped out at me. [...]

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The Lounge Week 26: Jack Griffin

April 19, 2009

The Lounge is a virtual Art Gallery, updated weekly. This space will showcase emerging or underutilized photographers. Eye Candy for Monday. Jack Griffin is the brainchild of former Rethink heavies Chris Raedcher and Steve Pinter. Chris first hit my radar last summer when he asked me a bloggy question about the state of photography in [...]

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10+ Adam Rankin

April 17, 2009

Inspiration from photo-related people. On Fridays. In my opinion Adam Rankin is one of Canada’s most exciting young photographers. I first met Adam a few years back while he was working on-set. Since turning pro two years ago his body of work has grown enormously and I have come to admire not only his bold [...]

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