CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 2015 The exhibition is now ready for viewing thanks to the master curation of Hilda Yasseri Special Thank You to Norton Rose Fulbright for hosting tonight’s reception and to Luisa Spagnoli Toronto for their support of the show.
Ted’s creative business writing and photography once again are on the pages of MISC Magazine’s Winter 2015 RESET Issue. Pick up a copy in your local bookstore (or Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges) or online through Zinio (http://ca.zinio.com). He provides his perspective on resetting the business environment through his favourite quote that “Normal is Only […]
Having just ‘retired’ after over 30 years in the pharmaceutical business (early days as a bench scientist, middle years as a clinical scientist, and the past decade as a President and CEO), I find myself being asked a spectrum of questions, especially now that I have more time for my photography. Will I be pursuing […]
Ted recently visited Antonio José Costa in Lisbon to finalize the last printing for our upcoming shows “Bogota in Berlin in Toronto” and “You are Sleeping in Holy Rooms”. Antonio’s retouching is not with Photoshop but with a fine brush and special dye to insure no blemishes—stunning silver gelatin prints on fiber now arrived in […]
In 2004 photographer Ted Witek discovered Berlin’s historic Hotel Bogota, host to some of the biggest political, cultural and literary figures of the twenties and thirties. Among them: jazz legend Benny Goodman, avant-guard fashion photographer Yva – and her prized pupil Helmut Newton, who’s prolific and erotic photos were later to become a mainstay of Vogue and other fashion books...