Photo Gallery: Winter
by Joe Donohue
Previously published on January 14, 2016
You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. – Ansel Adams
Joe Donohue, who passed away suddenly in 2019, is the man behind the lens captivating viewers with his stunning landscapes, cityscapes, and abstract experimental photography.
From his hometown in Montréal, Québec, to what he considers his second home, Paris, France, Donohue’s photography leaves a lasting impression with astounding composition, beautiful use of colours, and intriguing subject matter.
Having completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, Donohue went on to have his first photography exhibition in 1980. Since then, as his photos have diversified and grown, his work has been widely exhibited throughout North America and in Europe.
Joseph Donohue has captivated viewers with his landscapes, urban panoramas and experimental abstract photography. His work can be seen in many private and public collections, including the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec and the Art Gallery of Ontario. He has exhibited his photographs in Montreal, Toronto and New York. In 2007 Joe had a solo exhibition at Bar Harry’s in Paris and received an award from Applied Arts Photography Illustration Magazine Awards for his photo “Le Vieux Port” in 2008.