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Jerome Martin
Jerome Martin is a photographer, storyteller, speaker, publisher and musician.
Interests: Learning, visual art, jazz, storytelling, travel, design.
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Several years ago I spent a wonderful warm July evening with old and new friends in a small town in Saskatchewan. We enjoyed excellent food, fine wine, and great conversations. We talked well into the darkness, then went our separate... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at jeromemartin.ca
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May 6th, 2018 - Our boy is 16 today! Happy Birthday Aidan! Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at 4216: The First Fifty Years
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People ask me: ‘What should I do with my photographs – family photographs, photographs of people I don’t even know, transparencies (slides), school photographs of entire classes etc.? My family and my friends tell me that I should throw most... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at jeromemartin.ca
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George Nelson’s book How to See: Visual Adventures in a World God Never Made (originally published in 1977 and re-published by Phaidon in 2017) deserves the fine reviews it has received. It’s a very special book that I will read... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at jeromemartin.ca
The Essence of Photography Photography is a distillation of reality, a choosing of emotions, form: that which cannot be expressed verbally. It is akin to music, evoking emotions that reside deep in one's soul. Cultural fragments, genetic memory, smells of lilacs from hundreds of years ago, recognition of form and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at 4216: The First Fifty Years