Toronto, Shades of Black

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ISBN: 9781771087636

Toronto, Shades of Black


  Photographer :   George Fischer    
  Publisher:  George Fischer

For many years, George Fischer has called Toronto home. During that time, he has used colour photography to record the culture, history and glamour of this amazing metropolis.

In a departure from his colourful reporting, this monochromatic take on Toronto uses the luminant black-and-white medium to craft highly personal interpretations of the city’s personality. Fascinating photographic statements draw attention to hidden elements throbbing beneath countless concrete, glass and wood surfaces. Intriguing interplays of white, black and gray impart an edgy aesthetic that accentuates Toronto’s timelessness, intricacy and romance. Through his lens, you’ll peer into the mysteries behind inky silhouettes, watery depths and textured skies.

Deep in the heart of Fischer’s Toronto, wood nestles in stone, brick dances with glass, rubber smudges on asphalt. Shadows and light blur the lines between night and day, blend the shifting seasons and recast the life of the city. And give you a chance to see the city in a new light.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771087636
Item MC0257
PublisherGeorge Fischer
PublisherGeorge Fischer
Published onSeptember 30 2019
Language eng
Pages 216
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 10(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
George Fischer is one of Canada’s most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. He has produced over fifty books and fifty art posters from sites around the world. His work has also appeared on the covers of numerous international magazines and newspapers, and in the promotional publications of tourism agencies around the world. His book Unforgettable Canada was on the Globe and Mail's bestseller list and sold over 75,000 copies. George Fischer resides in Toronto.