A visual trek across the colour spectrum

A visual trek across the colour spectrum

. I’ve always been amazed at how images, like words, can convey so much emotion. I have always thought of black and white photography as an abstract medium and colour photography as a psychological medium. American photographer Elliot Erwitt said, “With colour you describe; … Continue reading

Raffles Burgers, Dundas East and Bond, Toronto, 1981

Raffles Burgers, Dundas East and Bond, Toronto, 1981

During my time at Ryerson I ordered french fries, and sometimes a burger, from Raffles more times than I can remember. They were friendly people, and the food was oh, so tasty. It was also just steps away from the … Continue reading

Stare at this photo for ten seconds and think kind thoughts

Stare at this photo for ten seconds and think kind thoughts

With all of the bad things going on in the world, there are also plenty of good things happening. I’m trying my best to be optimistic and stay positive. Many of us flip through hundreds of photos a day, giving … Continue reading

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

Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS

Everything seems static, yet the flowers are dying, the jogger is gradually aging, and the snow is slowly melting. We are so resistant to change, yet change defines us.