Blair Gable, an award-winning photographer who walked away from the Ottawa Sun in August, snapped one of our favourite Remembrance Day photos for Reuters.
He's got the eye, as visitors to his Pho(blog)raphy blog can see, and it saddens us to see talent like his being lost by Sun Media for whatever reasons.
The Toronto Sun of old would have rolled out the red carpet for Blair. He reminds of the many innovative Toronto Sun photographers whose award-winning photographs graced the pages over the decades.
In viewing the first 10 months of Blair's elaborate blog, you can sense his passion for photography and his willingness to share what he knows at the drop of a hat.
Who has a Reuters front page Senators hockey photo in today's Ottawa Sun?
Gone from the Sun, but not avoidable when editors are looking for a quality front page photo.
This young man with photojournalism flare and multiple awards will be in news photo circles for decades to come.
That speaks volumes for someone who graduated from Loyalist College five short years ago.