January 2016

Monthly Archive: January 2016

#MuseumSelfie Day 2016

Posted: January 27, 2016 - 11:45 , by Ryan Dodge
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Painting or twin boys with a selfie stick

Check out the best selfies from #MuseumSelfie day 2016!

Photographer thoughts: A conversation with Mark Peck

Posted: January 26, 2016 - 17:38 , by Stacey Kerr
An adult blue jay rests on a branch in the winter season in Ontario. Photo by Mark Peck

Guest Blog written by Environmental Visual Communication student Fatima Ali

In spite of his “im-peck-able” career as an ornithology technician in the Department of Natural History at the ROM, Mark Peck is also a world traveller and an avid natural history photographer with a special interest in breeding and nesting birds. Fatima interviewed Mark to get his thoughts on what it is that drives his passion for photographing birds and other wildlife.

#EmptyROM 3!

Posted: January 19, 2016 - 14:26 , by Ryan Dodge
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Photo of Roman Portrait Busts on level 3 at the Royal Ontario Museum

Instagram whiz? Join us on Feb. 24th for oue next #EmptyROM tour!

Beneath the Surface: Photographing at the Edge of Imagination

Posted: January 6, 2016 - 17:54 , by Stacey Kerr
“Turtle Flight” is David Doubilet’s finalist photograph in the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at the ROM.

Guest Blog written by Environmental Visual Communication student Sam Rose Phillips

In search of guidance from the master of photographing moments himself, EVC student Samantha Phillips called David Doubilet and his partner Jennifer Hayes, renowned photographers whose work can often be found among the pages of National Geographic Magazine to ask them about their work. Their perspective is filled with insights and stories that Sammy was thrilled to share in this guest blog post.