Paul von Baich

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Paul von Baich is a Canadian portrait and wildlife photographer who traveled throughout Canada documenting the life of Canadians and Northern Native People from coast to coast, including landscape and wildlife.[1]

Of Serbian and Austrian parents, von Baich was born in Gratz, Austria, in 1934 and moved to Canada with his widowed mother in the early 1950s. As a freelance photographer he worked on photo-shoots of well-known film and television celebrities for the Public Relations department of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal during the 1960s and the 1970s.[2] He also traveled to the Arctic on photo assignments for the Canadian Museum of Civilization's "Nuvisavik: The Place Where We Weave";[3] Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for the "The Story of Canada";[3] Reader's Digest Association (Canada)'s "Handpicked Tours of North America" [4] and Canadian National Library of Canada.

He published several books with other photographers and journalists, namely "Natural History" with Bob Skovbo (1972);[5] "British Columbia: Photographs by Paul von Baich" (1979);[6] "Quebec and The St. Lawrence" with John de Visser;[7] "The Old Kingston Road" (Oxford University Press, 1981);[8] "Light in the Wildernss";[9] "Arctic Landscapes and Traditions" by David F. Pelly;[10] "Canada: A Landscape Portrait" by J. A. Kraulis (1982);[11] "Canada" by Ernest Boyce Inglis (1990);[12] "Salt and Braided Bread: Ukrainian Life in Canada" by Jars Balan (1984).[13]

He is now retired and lives with his wife in British Columbia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lerner, Loren Ruth; Williamson, Mary F. (18 June 1991). "Art Et Architecture Au Canada". University of Toronto Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ York, Funk and Wagnalls Inc, New (18 June 1977). "Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia 1977 Yearbook". Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ a b Lunn, Janet; Moore, Christopher (27 September 2016). "The Story of Canada". Scholastic Canada. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Association, Canadian Automobile; Association (Canada), Reader's Digest (18 June 1984). "Handpicked Tours of North America". Reader's Digest Association (Canada) Limited in conjunction with the Canadian Automobile Association. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Natural History". American Museum of Natural History. 18 June 1972. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Baich, Paul Von (18 June 1979). "British Columbia: Photographs". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ John, De Visser; Paul, Von Baich (18 June 1980). "Quebec and the St Lawrence". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  8. ^ "Whitaker's Cumulative Book List". J. Whitaker. 18 June 1980. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Baich, Paul Von (18 June 1981). "Light in the Wilderness". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  10. ^ Pelly, David F. (6 February 2017). "Arctic Landscapes and Traditions 3-Book Bundle: Ukkusiksalik / Uvajuq / Thelon". Dundurn. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  11. ^ Kraulis, J. A. (18 June 1982). "Canada, a landscape portrait". Hurtig. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  12. ^ Ingles, Ernest Boyce (18 June 1990). "Canada". Clio Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.
  13. ^ Balan, Jars (18 June 1984). "Salt and Braided Bread: Ukrainian Life in Canada". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via Google Books.