Author Archives: Robert

Leica celebrates 100 years – II

Toronto. George Dunbar once again points to the Gardian for a new twist on celebration of the revolutionary little camera’s first century. While the design was noted in January, 1914,  it took another decade before the camera was marketed. The … Continue reading

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Trident Hall the new home of PHSC’s fair this Fall

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale boogied on down to the new home of the BIG ONE – PHSC’s fall Photographica-fair. Here is a preview of where we will be hosting our October 26, 2014 fair. Come out and enjoy the show. … Continue reading

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New Date for Montreal Camera Show

Montreal. Sol Hadef of Montreal dropped me a note to say his fall show date has been revise to October 19, 2014. I will post details in a few weeks.  If you would like a table, contact Sol via his … Continue reading

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Congrats Harold!

Toronto. Long time PHSC member, frequenter of our fairs, and a concert photographer Harold Staats recently wrote this note on his winning of the people’s choice award this year with his arresting black & white shot of guitarist Eric Clapton. You can … Continue reading

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Yamada Auction Revisited

Toronto. It was a great event last week when we auctioned the contents of the Yamada Photo Studio. Our thanks to all the people who came out to help and contribute to our ability to promote Canadian Photographic history. These shots … Continue reading

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Everyone carries the modern MINOX today

Toronto. In the late 1950s I was training to install, operate and maintain a radio system to bring communications to the wilds of Northern Quebec and Labrador. Part of the training included a trip to the manufacturer’s factory in Belleville … Continue reading

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SPECIAL PHSC AUCTION SATURDAY: August 9, 2014

  Toronto. Our special studio auction is coming up fast! It will be held this Saturday at Yamada Photo, unit 5, 7065 Pacific Circle in Mississauga, Just South-West of Derry Road and Tomkin. The auction features our auctioneer and past president … Continue reading

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YAMADA PHOTO STUDIO AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

  Toronto. The PHSC will hold a special studio auction this coming Saturday at Yamada Photo, unit 5, 7065 Pacific Circle in Mississauga, Just South-West of Derry Road and Tomkin. This is a studio liquidation sale for Yamada Photo which … Continue reading

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Special Studio Auction this Saturday, August 9, 2014

Toronto. The PHSC will hold a special studio auction this coming Saturday at Yamada Photo, unit 5, 7065 Pacific Circle in Mississauga, Just South-West of Derry Road and Tomkin. The auction will be held at the studio and will be … Continue reading

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PHSC AWARDS

Toronto. Did you know the PHSC has offered awards to writers of photographic history for many years? These awards were established some years ago by then president Les Jones to further interest and understanding of our history, especially Canadian photographic history. … Continue reading

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