Author Archives: Robert

Photography on a Silver Plate

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me this interesting link to a narrative called Photography on a Silver Plate. The narrative includes a video using historic equipment to take and develop a daguerreotype, stereo photos, typical stills, and even a … Continue reading

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Another Vivian Maier Exhibit this year

Toronto. Gallery owner Stephen Bulger plans to hold another exhibit of Vivian Maier photographs this coming Summer according to the Globe this morning. Bulger hopes to exhibit modern day prints from negatives he owns. There is some concern regarding copyright which … Continue reading

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Guess which camera is currently most popular?

Toronto. Which is the most popular camera today? We usually think of Nikons or Canons and perhaps even lesser brands like Olympus or Sony, but by far the most popular camera today  is… the camera in your iPhone! Yes, in … Continue reading

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Heckman’s Canadian Pacific: A Photographic Journey

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 20, 2016 Ralph Beaumont: Heckman’s Canadian Pacific  Author Ralph Beaumont takes us on a photographic journey into the visual history of this country’s first transcontinental railroad, in his new book on the CPR’s pioneering photographer. From … Continue reading

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2015 Show and Tell Night

Toronto. We had a wonderful time at the Show and Tell session this year. The event started with a bang when Clint rushed in like a hurricane and quickly set up the silent auction and ranked the presenters for the night. … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 41-3

Toronto. All you lucky people who are PHSC members have received or are about to receive the latest edition of this excellent journal from the mind of editor Robert Lansdale. Not yet a member? Sign up today using the Pay … Continue reading

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Zeiss and Photography

Toronto. Two years ago at our Show and Tell night I announced a marvellous book by Larry Gubas covering in detail  the vast range of Zeiss and Zeiss-Ikon cameras and Zeiss lenses including hundreds of photographs and a history of the … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-7

Toronto. editor David Bridge has whipped up another doozie for your enjoyment. On page one is announcement of our popular Christmas meeting with a gift exchange, show and tell, and silent auction. This is followed by text and photos of … Continue reading

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A Night at the MIA

Toronto. A recent PHSC donation was made to the Museum of Inuit Art (MIA) to help it bring down south the results of youth photography in Canada’s far north. The north west of our country has spotty internet at best so … Continue reading

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Show & Tell, Gift Exchange, Silent Auction

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, December 16, 2015. Show and Tell, Gift Exchange, Silent Auction **NOTE DATE: Erroneously shown as a week later initially. Thanks to Ms Cook for spotting it**  For the ever popular show and tell session some members bring … Continue reading

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