Monday, January 26, 2009
Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian photographer born in 1955 (of Ukrainian heritage, BOOSH!) in Ontario. He studied photography at the Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, he then went to Niagra College where he received a degree in graphic arts. His most famous work is from his series of manufactured landscapes, where he chooses to show how man has altered the natural beauty of the environments that they inhabit. He also made an award winning documentary called 'Manufactured Landscapes" in 2006. His work is world renowned and has been shown all over the world.