1888 Family Photos

I’ve been researching my family history with a particular interest in the photographs taken by family members. Some that particularly interest me are by Lyman N Cary. (He was married to my grandfather’s sister.) In 1888, Cary used nitrate negatives and a Kodak Camera #1 and took photographs of Mandan, North Dakota. The negatives were […]

Canadian Women Photographers

PhotoEd magazine’s Spring/Summer 2017 issue published a 10 page feature article written by Laura Jones called Ten Women in Canadian Photo History Everyone Should Know About. Laura chose some of her favourite Canadian Women Photographers to include in PhotoEd.  The topic of  early women photographers in Canada and around the world  has interested her for […]

Canadian Women Photographers

Not much has been written about Canadian women photographers but I’m happy to say that the interest is gradually increasing. Here is an example of a photographer who I really like . She is Geraldine Moodie. I included this photo in an exhibition that I curated at the London Regional Art Gallery called Rediscovery, Canadian Women […]

May 27, 2012 Photo Fair

Bennett and I will be at the Photographic Historical Society Photography Fair.  Our friend Peter Sinclair, a 3D photography enthusiast, is giving us a lift there which is a treat. The fair is low key with good deals. and a super  chance to talk photography, sell some things, buy some things and enjoy the day. […]

See us at the Toronto Old Paper Show

Sunday, April 1, my son Bennett and I will be heading to the Old Paper Show at Artscape Wychwood Barns. We’re selling stunning Camera Works gravures. These photogravures were printed on tissue thin paper  with the fine tonal range of a fine print. So far, we have chosen some by Eduard Steichen  and Karl Struss, […]

My Wikipedia featured photo

Coming to Canada My photo of counseling draft dodgers in 1967 was nominated as a featured photo on Wikipedia. “This is a featured picture, which means that members of the community have identified it as one of the best images on the English Wikipedia, adding significantly to its accompanying article.” In August 1967, John Phillips […]

Voice Of The Artist (1971)

Detroit – Blight and Bright

All Photos by Laura Jones 2011

Photographic Historical Society of Canada

Photographic Society of Canada Annual photo fair Being a sales person is not my skill. It is nice to make a sale but it is the discussions that surround the sale that I enjoy – such as occurred today at the Photographic Historical Society of Canada’s photo fair.  Pin-hole photography, 3D, the American civil war, Asian photography,   […]

India Travels (photos)

All Photos by Laura Jones 2011