Jamal Burger, better known as Jayscale, is most famous for his captivating cityscape photographs from the tops of Toronto’s high rises. Now a few years removed from school and with his career flourishing, Burger plans to use his talents to uplift the next generation of young people, including those in the public housing complex where he grew up.
From humble beginnings, Jamal Burger is now one of the most popular photographers on Instagram. The Toronto native quickly gained a large following after starting his Instagram account in 2015. With over 200,000 followers, he has come a long way since his days of dangling his sneakers over rooftops.
Throughout the summer, I’ve been photographing parts of the city and sharing on Instagram. As I upload my edited image on my smartphone, I began looking at the work of other photographers. I was amazed on how they captured the city: the streets painted with streaks of light, views of the iconic CN Tower and […]
Rob MacFarlane has been a crane operator for 20 years and a famous photographer for about three months. MacFarlane hadn’t actually thought much about photography before starting his job at the L-Tower. But when he saw Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s brilliant photographs from the International Space Station, it gave him an idea.
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As a professor at Centennial College, a poet and the author of five books, John Oughton enjoys capturing the world through his camera lens. His photography exhibit, Interrogating the World, was launched at Progress Campus Library of Centennial College on April 4.
“I was walking on a beach in Varadero and I thought, ‘Crap, I’m lugging this big camera around. I really hope there’s a picture,’” said Shannon Keller.
The photograph of American Staff Sgt. William David Cleveland’s naked body being spat on and dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 shocked the American public. Taken by Canadian journalist Paul Watson, the photo – attributed to sparking the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the war-torn country in 1995 – earned him the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography a year later.