Tag Archives: Toronto

Toronto The Good

Toronto isn’t just the home of politicians with boundary issues, there are a number of fantastic ad agencies there too. I’ve had the privilege to shoot with a couple of them this year. Most recently I shot the Excel Gumergency print … Continue reading

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Toronto Christmas 1952

I asked my father, George Buck, who recently turned 79, to give me some background on this photo of him on Christmas day, taken circa 1952. Christmas was a family affair with mom preparing a traditional multi-course dinner; she was … Continue reading

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Michael Stipe, The Muse

Walking up 6th Avenue from Canal Street with Dave Matthews, who I’d just shot for Presence, and we crossed paths with Michael Stipe. They greeted each other warmly, compatriots in the pop music world.  I introduced myself to Michael and … Continue reading

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Direct Mailer Part 2: Bruce Davidson & the Tagger

My new mailer, EUPHEMIST is bound with a French fold and hidden within each fold is some odd or interesting biographical item. The right edge of each page is perforated, as in invitation to tear open the French fold. Tucked … Continue reading

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Direct Mailer Part 1: Chris Buck is a Euphemist

Over the past month I’ve been rolling out a new direct mailer. I’m very excited about this piece. It’s likely the most impressive single piece that I’ve ever produced, but it didn’t start out that way. A year and a … Continue reading

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21st Year in New York

This week marks my twenty-first year in New York. I moved from my parent’s basement in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke to Williamsburg, Brooklyn on July 14th, 1990. I took a space in a warehouse building on Bedford Ave, across … Continue reading

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Visiting mentor Dave Heath

An e-mail went out to a short list of Dave Heath’s friends last week explaining that he’d been hospitalized after a fall at home. Dave was a photography teacher at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto from 1970 to 1996, and he … Continue reading

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