Anthropologists Charles Marius Barbeau Sir Francis Knowles
More than a simple anthropological record, the photographs provide a window to the past, enabling us to become better acquainted with the living and breathing people they portray.

These include numerous photographs of individuals — a photographic genre which has since been dubbed "fieldwork portraiture".

Harlan Smith Frederick Waugh
Contemporary Artists Barry Ace Mary Anne Barkhouse
The contemporary works featured in Emergence from the Shadow reflect the legacy of early photographic experimentation in the 1980s.

Rather than perpetuating imagery from the past, these contemporary artists address complex contemporary social issues through their creation of photographic works of art.

Rosalie Favell Greg Hill
Shelley Niro Greg Staats