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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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Posted Sep 3, 2017 at
Fall is my favourite season. It’s harvest time for gardeners and farmers, and the skies are so clear and bright that those of us who are photographers want to spend as much time outdoors with our cameras as possible. Robert... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at
It’s fall – harvest time on the Great Plains of North America. Some farmers will be harvesting already, while others will be getting their equipment ready to go, or perhaps swathing some of their crops. While they have watched the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at
Canada became a country on July 1, 1867. My wife Merle and I celebrated Canada’s Centennial Year (1967) by getting married on Saturday, July 1, 1967 and leaving the next day for a cross-country drive to Expo ’67 in Montreal. It was the best of times. We drove Merle’s 1964... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at 4216: The First Fifty Years
I visited Saskatchewan friends, towns and villages in a brief trip to southwestern Saskatchewan last week. The Cypress Hills haven’t changed: they continue to be a magical refuge in a vast land which stretches to the horizon and beyond. I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at
As the language or vocabulary of photography has been extended, the emphasis of meaning has shifted from what the world looks like to what we feel about the world and what we want the world to mean. Aaron Siskind. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at
The author Wallace Stegner said ‘I may not know who I am, but I know where I’m from.’ Wallace Stegner lived in eight States in the USA, and in Eastend, Saskatchewan, which he wrote about in his 1962 autobiography Wolf... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at
This blog entry relates to the Public Image and Communication session that my colleague Nelson Scott and I presented to the Rotary District 5370 Fall Learning Assembly on October 22, 2016 in Edmonton, Alberta. We focused on storytelling as the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2016 at
I was delighted to participate in the Parkland Regional Library Conference – Where Magic Happens, held on September 26, 2016 at the Memorial Centre in Lacombe, Alberta. I discussed book publishing in Alberta with the librarians who attended my session... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2016 at
Stephen Leacock, the famous Canadian humorist, teacher and writer, said: 'If I were founding a university I would begin with a smoking room; next a dormitory; and then a decent reading room and a library. After that, if I still... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at