Author Archives: Robert

Next Toronto Meeting is a Movie Night

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 18, 2015. Every third Wednesday except for July and August in the summer, we hold a meeting in Toronto beginning at 7:30pm with members offering and exchanging items from their collection. At 8:00pm we begin our … Continue reading

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Bye-bye little Rollei

Toronto. My friend Russ Forfar sent me this heads up today. Collectors the world over will be saddened at the demise of the familiar Rolleiflex line. When I was a kid,  the twin lens reflex made by Rollei was a famous alternative to a … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-10

Toronto. The latest newsletter had been completed by editor David Bridge primarily to advertising the auction this coming Sunday. The main features are the auction, and the February meeting report. Last month the PHSC met at the Market Gallery in … Continue reading

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Finalists in 2015 Scotiabank Photography Award

Toronto. My favourite newspaper, the Globe and Mail, announces the finalists in this year’s Scotiabank Photography award. One of the finalists who will be familiar to our members is Rafael Goldchain who spoke to us back in January 2008 as he … Continue reading

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PHSC Auction this Sunday, March 15, 2015

Toronto. Dust off your wallet and join us this Sunday down at the Legion Hall on Lakeshore just west of Brown’s Line (bottom of highway 27/427). Click the icon at left for the details, time and location. We have cameras, … Continue reading

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Amazing Slow Motion Video

Buffalo NY. Reader and stereo photographer Paul Pasquarello of Buffalo NY sent me this interesting video. We can all remember slow motion film frames of yesteryear. As a youth I remember seeing Edgerton’s amazing high speed flash shots and replicating them … Continue reading

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Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies At 88

New York. Thanks to reader George Dunbar who advised me of this interesting post on the legendary Maysles bothers. Albert and his late brother David were well known and respected American documentary film makers. The brothers were best known for … Continue reading

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Image Show, Sunday April 19th, 2015

Toronto. PHSC announces its third annual Image Show. To be held at the Royal Canadian Legion 101 Hall on the Lake Shore just west of Brown’s Line. Admission is $7 (student’s with ID enter free). Admission includes the speakers (Anna Krentz … Continue reading

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Krentz and Hubbell to speak at April 19th Image Show

We are pleased to learn from our Vice President, Ashley Cook, that two speakers will be presenting at PHSC’s coming Image Show. If you have images for sale and haven’t yet arranged for a table, click here for the Vendor Form. Regular … Continue reading

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The Ottawa that was: CMHC photo archive

Toronto. My thanks to editor Bob Lansdale for pointing out that the CMHC has uploaded its complete photo inventory. The event was noted here in a column in the Ottawa Citizen. The article appeared on Feb 22, 2015 under the … Continue reading

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