Anna Karpinski
Victor Runtz

Victor (Vic) Runtz was born in Arnprior, Ontario in 1922. During his navy career in WWII he visited Charlottetown and fell in love with an ?islander? and ?the Island?. After a career as editorial cartoonist at The Guardian, the family moved to Bangor, Maine, but the love of P.E.I. never diminished. Upon retirement he returned […]

W.Blair MacDonald

W. Blair MacDonald always took his children to visit their extended family when they were growing up.  They listened with interest to the stories of their fore fathers.  Through his stories, he instilled in them a sense of history, which has rubbed off on his children.  For example, his son Douglas is now a genealogist […]

Donna Barnett

Donna Barnett is a photographer and writer specializing in outdoor and natural subjects. She has worked throughout Canada, particularly in the Maritimes and the Arctic. Her work appears frequently in magazines and books; her most recent books include Halifax Regional Municipality and River of Dreams. At present, Donna lives in Van Kleek Hill, Ontario, but […]

Len Wagg

Len Wagg’s photographs have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Time Magazine, and Maclean’s. In 2008 Len won the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Book Illustration for Wild Nova Scotia, his photographic portrait of the province’s protected areas. He lives near Halifax, Nova Scotia. For more information, visit

Gary Samson
Colleen Dagnall
Warren Gordon

Warren Gordon has operated a photographic studio and scenic gallery in Sydney, Nova Scotia, since 1973. He has published numerous books of Cape Breton photographs including Baddeck: Heart of Cape Breton.