Poetry is like the latent image

Poetry is like the latent image

In analog photography, the image is invisible and remains hidden on the film until it magically appears during development. Poetry can remain in our minds like a latent image. Here is a poem I wrote about this phenomenon.   Latent … Continue reading

Nostalgia is the drug of choice for baby boomers

Nostalgia is the drug of choice for baby boomers

Nostalgia can be described as a sentimental longing for the past. It comes from the Greek nostos (homecoming) and algos (pain) and is thought to have been derived from Homer’s The Odyssey. With baby boomers reaching their senior years, nostalgia seems to be their drug of choice. … Continue reading

3 insights gained in my early days of photography

3 insights gained in my early days of photography

Whenever you begin something new, you tend to learn a lot in a short time. Here are 3 insights I gained in my earliest years of photography: I learned to expect the unexpected. Things sometimes happen quickly when we are composing a … Continue reading

iN-PUBLiC Interview with Avard Woolaver

iN-PUBLiC Interview with Avard Woolaver

An interview on iN-PUBLiC. Many thanks to Charalampos Kydonakis.                            http://in-public.com/interview-with-avard-woolaver/ It certainly was a challenge answering the questions: Who, Where, When, What, and Why. Perhaps “why” is … Continue reading

Windsor, Nova Scotia named Expedia.ca’s 10th happiest place in Canada based on social media hashtags. | The Hants Journal

Windsor, Nova Scotia named Expedia.ca’s 10th happiest place in Canada based on social media hashtags. | The Hants Journal

Source: Windsor, Nova Scotia named Expedia.ca’s 10th happiest place in Canada based on social media hashtags. | The Hants Journal

Dundas West and Keele, Toronto, 1983

Dundas West and Keele, Toronto, 1983

from the series: Toronto Days   Documenting Toronto in the 1980s and 1990s, in my younger days—Be sure to check out my new blog: The Image Journey http://www.avardwoolaver.com/ Posted by Avard Woolaver Photography on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Everyday Objects in the Democratic Forest

Everyday Objects in the Democratic Forest

Photographer Willliam Eggleston is known for legitimizing colour photography as art. His photos are a visual treat without clichés—no sunsets, no lighthouses. Instead, he has ordinary scenes and everyday objects—things that we mostly pass by without notice. As Eudora Welty says … Continue reading