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

Cineplex Eaton Centre, Toronto, 1985

Cineplex Eaton Centre, Toronto, 1985

Cineplex Eaton Centre, Toronto, 1985 – from the book Toronto Days – available through Blurb Books and Amazon: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8537132-toronto-days https://www.amazon.com/Toronto-Days-Avard-Woolaver/dp/1388830213/

Spadina Avenue, Toronto, 1983

Spadina Avenue, Toronto, 1983

Spadina Avenue, Toronto, 1983 – from the book Toronto Days – available through Blurb Books and Amazon: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8537132-toronto-days https://www.amazon.com/Toronto-Days-Avard-Woolaver/dp/1388830213/

Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, 1998

Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, 1998

The game between Toronto Maple Leafs and Pheonix Coyotes took place on December 16, 1998. Toronto won the game 5 – 2. It was in the final days of Maple Leaf Gardens–the last game was played in February 1999 and … Continue reading

Wish You Were Here – photographs by Avard Woolaver

Wish You Were Here – photographs by Avard Woolaver

When I was a teenage boy in the mid-Seventies, living in rural Nova Scotia, I spent hours studying the album covers created by Hipgnosis, the London-based design group. This was before I grew interested in photography, but, as LPs like Pink … 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

No Money Down, Toronto, 1982

No Money Down, Toronto, 1982

from the book: No Money Down – Toronto (1980-1986)

No Money Down – Toronto (1980-1986)  photographs by Avard Woolaver

No Money Down – Toronto (1980-1986) photographs by Avard Woolaver

No Money Down – Toronto (1980-1986) photographs by Avard Woolaver Paperback, 100 pages 20 x 25 cm / 8 x 10 in. “No Money Down – Toronto (1980-1986)” by Avard Woolaver, documents the city of Toronto, Canada, in the 1980s. … Continue reading