Gordon Photo | The Next Chapter Warren and Katheryn hard at work installing a new sign for the the next chapter' of Gordon Photography!

Cape Breton's photographer:

People, events, places, Warren Gordon has shot it all

By Elizabeth Patterson - Cape Breton Post

CB 05062019 Gordon book 2 SUB largeWarren Gordon holds his latest book and calendar which will be launched Thursday at the Old Triangle Ale House, 424 Charlotte St., Sydney. - Elizabeth Patterson

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Introducing Art Cards

Art Cards

Images of Cape Breton by Warren Gordon

Each art card image is reproduced from an original Warren Gordon photograph, providing a unique card alternative. The inside of each card is blank, making them perfect for any occasion. All cards come with an envelope and are packed within a clear plastic sleeve. The image size of each card is approximately 5″ x 7″ (12.7 x 17.8 cm) with a finished card size of 6 x 9″ (15.2 x 22.9 cm). Additionally, biographical information about the artist is featured on the back of each card.

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Putting Cape Breton in focus

October 26, 2015

By Nancy King - Cape Breton Post

Forty years and a dozen books later, Warren Gordon releasing new book on Nov. 12

warren gordon oct 2015Warren Gordon will mark the launch of his most recent self-published photography book, “Cape Breton Collection,” with events at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion on Nov. 12. The dozen or so book the award-winning Sydney photographer has published over the years have sold about 200,000 copiesSYDNEY — Warren Gordon’s more than four-decade photography career began almost by chance.

Friends Max MacDonald and Maynard Morrison were starting a school newspaper in the late 1960s for Xavier Junior College when they asked Gordon to serve as their photographer, despite not having any experience taking pictures.

“I figured, heck how hard could it be, right?” Gordon remembered.

He was then asked to be photographer for the yearbook and was also asked by the Boardmores to take photos of the drama group.

“I didn’t have a camera and I hadn’t taken a picture yet,” he said. “The pictures came out pretty decently, I guess, and I just kept on going.”

He began using an Argus 35 millimetre camera borrowed from his father. Eventually, he bought a Miranda model of his own.

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