At the encouragement of Curator Hilda Yasseri, Ted begins a rebirth of his flower photography initiated with Color printer Carol Fondé in 2000 — with the ever-present inspiration of Georgia O’Keeffe, photographing them so you “ can’t ignore their beauty” and, besides, “they’re cheaper than models and they don’t move.”
Ted seldom passes through a city without getting a glimpse of a current photography exhibition. ” I spend a significant portion of my down time viewing of photography books as relaxing inspiration, but I enjoy most being very close to a print, especially when prepared in classic silver gelatine style” Before all of my travels, […]
Always inspired by Helmut Newton’s 1987 images of Barbara Edwards at The Hollywood Sign, my L.A. Driver Extraordinaire Manny arranged special access for a few fun mornings photographing with beautiful Teela Cull, my favorite antique accordion, and Christine, the chic laced hat from Maison Michel.
The Irving Penn centennial was the highlight, finding the images more educational than inspirational ….. stayed in Saint Germain —-not having to go far for all that is Paris…. visited the studio and grave of Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione —— a prominent figure in early photography who might have adored the ‘selfie’ as we […]
Always fun to explore new areas and venues of a city, but when in Miami always find myself back at the Delano South Beach….yes, very white and equally very soothing ….. a short walk to Byblos fine dining in the mold of Toronto’s maiden twin—just more palm trees….. recall recent treat at the Delano was […]
The first Ted Witek Art Photography Book from a new series published by KA Magazine Group. THE LOST STUDIOS features work from Ted Witek’s Hotel Bogota and Fabrica Manequim series photographed in Berlin and Lisbon. All images have been previously curated by Hilda Yasseri and now edited by Allwood Agency and KA to create a spectacular […]
Allwood Gallery of Modern Art (A.G.O.M.A.), KA Bookshop, Ethical Fashion, Lifestyle Boutique and Cafe – Leslieville, Toronto. Since the creation of KA Magazine, Kevin Allwood’s vision has been to expand the print magazine into a live retail experience in which the viewer is immersed in the world of KA. In 2015, this vision came to life […]
Ted Continues his story telling about his lost studios: Lisbon’s Fabrica Mannequin and Berlin’s Hotel Bogota. An evening of wine and conversion with Ted and Bob Goulart, Creative Partner at Toronto’s GRIP Agency. Evening features an exhibition masterfully curated by Hilda Yasseri especially for the conversation.
Ted’s continues as a contributing photographer and writer for MISC Magazine—Idea Couture’s quarterly of design thinking and innovation. The SPRING issue illustrates Ted’s advice for career development (“When making Hasenpfeffer, first you catch the rabbit‘) while the SUMMER release features his perspective on business process efficiencies (“Stop scheduling 60 minute meetings for 20 minute […]