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Newsletter 14-7

Toronto. Our latest issue of the PHSC Newsletter is another colourful 10 page extravaganza by editor David Bridge. Our first story as always is the coming Toronto Meeting. Every December we ofer the popular members Show and Tell plus a … Continue reading

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Memories of Homemade Colour Prints

Toronto. George Dunbar’s note to me about the ferrania slide film revival brought back memories of my efforts to print colour back in the summer of 1960 when most amateur photographs were black and white. While I worked in Labrador, … Continue reading

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Reviving an Old Film Brand

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar for his note last month on a revived version of ferrania color reversal (slide) film. Editor David Bridge also notes this film revival news from another source. George sent me a link to retro … Continue reading

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Photos by Harry Joy coming the St Lawrence Market, Toronto

Toronto, January 24, 2015. We are delighted to hear that 97 year old PHSC member Harry Joy will have his photographs featured in an exhibit at Toronto’s historic St Lawrence Market. Opening at the St Lawrence Market Art Gallery on January … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 40-3

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale has produced another stunning edition of Photographic Canadiana. If you are a member, a copy is on it’s way to you as I write. Not member? Just go to the upper right of this screen and … Continue reading

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Graham Wesley Garrett – Daguerreotype Researcher

Toronto, July 27, 2014. Photographic Canadiana editor, Bob Lansdale, relays this sad message: “Noted historian Graham Garrett passed away last July 27, 2014 in his 80th year. This sad loss has just been drawn to our attention. Graham contributed several … Continue reading

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Chas Abel Photo Service “Photo Finish”

Toronto, November 27, 2014. Thanks to PHSC member George Dunbar who spotted this obituary for a local legend. Charles Abel owned a Toronto  photo finishing company when I was a kid. His trademark was a horse race with a “photo finish”. … Continue reading

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Show and Tell 2014

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 2014 ANNUAL SHOW AND TELL In a few short weeks it will be time again for another  popular Show & Tell evening at PHSC. Members can and do bring all sorts of unusual items … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-6 Announces our November speaker

Editor David Bridge has put together a tasty treat for November: Our November speaker, Mike Robinson will speak on his favourite medium, the Daguerreotype; Mark Singer put together a nifty review on our very popular October speaker, Ronit Novak, who … Continue reading

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Canadian Photographic History

Toronto.  A big tip of the hat to our Facebook editor, Louise Freyburger. Louise recently started the Canadian Photographic History page on Facebook and it is taking off suggesting it fills a pressing need. Well done Louise!

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