The first PORTRAIT photograph ever taken in America.
- Line of Work: A Gallery Exhibition of Portraits by Phil Cantor Galleryart photography, creative, Essex County, fine-art photography, Montclair, New Jersey, North Jersey, Northern New Jersey, Personal, Phil Cantor, Photography, portraits, Studio
Opening June 1st, my latest personal art project will be on view at The Gallery at Berkshire Hathaway in Montclair, NJ. "LINE OF WORK" is a series of portraits highlighting the jobs that we choose for ourselves and how they shape us into who we are. The exhibit consists of over 40 portraits of working men and women who live or work near my studio in Montclair. I am drawing a straight line from this [...]
One morning this summer, while everyone slept late, I went out with my Panasonic Lumix GX8 to fish for photographs during my travels this summer to Blue Hill, Maine. The fog had rolled in with the tide, and before it burned off as the sun came up, I made some photographs trying to capture the ruggedness, the isolation and quiet of the landscape. I opted for black and white, even though the waves had brought [...]
Montclair, NJ Family Portrait Photographer Phil Cantor writes: I hiked in northern Italy two years ago and I fell in love with it. So, I returned again this summer to an area so far north in Italy that it might as well had been in Austria. In fact, the dominant language is German, the food is hearty with sausages, the architecture is Teutonic and the scenery looks like it is right our of The Sound of Music. [...]
Montclair, NJ Family Portrait Photographer Phil Cantor writes: Ah, the world of the French cafe. Sit at little round tables for hours with your espresso cup or a glass of wine and watch the world go by. I was in Paris last month and I got to sit along with the Parisians, but I took photographs. Hemingway, Modigliani, Picasso, Nin spent time sketching, reading and arguing at Les Deux Magots or La Rotonde or Cafe des Flores. [...]
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