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Recreating images

today we were given the task to chose some images in two groups of famous photographers works and try and recreate it.

I chose to do Yousuf Karsh’s image of jfk… 68 more words

Photogarphy

Today's letters: A great lady, a great photographer, an Arctic fiasco

Good obit for a great lady

Re: Radar operator was a pioneer, Jan. 9.

Thank you for the good obituary on pioneer “radar type” Elizabeth Riley. 810 more words

Letters

Photo of the Week No.21: Winston Churchill by Karsh, December 1941

This portrait photo of Winston Churchill, taken by Yousuf Karsh on 30th December 1941, captures the pugnacity, and the determination of the man.

Churchill was in Canada to give a speech to Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa to thank Canada for their help, as one of the allies, in fighting Hitler in World War 2. 83 more words

Culture

Book excerpt: A prime minister, his dead dog and the opening of Ottawa's Lord Elgin Hotel

On the day, 75 years ago this week, that Mackenzie King officially opened the Lord Elgin Hotel, a new symbol of the stately capital he had long dreamed of building, Canada’s most successful — and peculiar — prime minister was an emotional mess over the death of his dog. 1,151 more words

Local News

Word to the Wise (part 5) - Proverbs 22:29

Proverbs 22:29 Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.

As a general rule, if you’re skilled at what you do, there’s an end to the initial stage of looking for work wherever you can get it. 210 more words

Christian Living