Author Archives: Robert

Architectural Ruins

Toronto. I have always been fascinated by photographs of architectural ruins. Robert Burley of Ryerson spoke to us on February, 2007. with slides of the abandoned buildings and equipment of the Kodak Canada campus. A few years later he produced … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has produced another scrumptious edition of our favourite newsletter. The lead story features Weegee and the pulp fiction covers of yesteryear. This is followed by a notice of our meeting presentation this month by Norm Rosen … Continue reading

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Photography Crossword

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar once again. George put some effort into creating a crossword that features hints known to photographic historians. I remember Stan White doing a puzzle (or a poem?) years ago. This is George’s second release … Continue reading

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LIFE Magazine predictions in fall 1945

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me an email the other day with a link to LIFE Magazine’s September 10. 1945 issue. On page 112 the magazine predicts future cameras, lenses, and sensitive media such as we consider common place … Continue reading

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Undeveloped WW2 Film Discovered

Toronto. My friend, PHSC member, photographer, and fair exhibitor, Harold Staats, sent me an email the end of last month with a link to a YouTube video describing the latest rescued film project – a whopping 31 rolls of 616 … Continue reading

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2017 Photo NYC Fair

Toronto. Friday, March 31, 2017 is the NYC Photo Fair being held in The Watson Hotel on 57th Street in the Big Apple. This show is coordinated by Mary L Martin Ltd and finedags.com. Drop by to add to your … Continue reading

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NSA Summer Convention

Toronto. My friend Bob Wilson, our resident authority on stereo, Sent me a note a few days ago regarding the National Stereographic Association (NSA). Its convention will be held this coming August in Irvine California on August 8 – 17, 2017. … Continue reading

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Graflex Advertising in LIFE Magazine

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me these historic ads for the famous Graflex cameras used by Photo-jouralists back in the 1920s through 1950s. Both LIFE ads are from two August 1945 issues. By the time these issues were printed, the War … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada

Toronto. NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 15, 2017 Norm Rosen – Photographic Publishing in Canada Norm is the editor of Photo News, a Canadian Magazine published quarterly. If any of you subscribe to the Globe and Mail, you have seen the  beautiful PHOTO News … Continue reading

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Camerama Show March 26, 2017

Toronto. My friend and PHSC member Gary Perry sent me a note Thursday reminding everyone that his latest Camerama Show will take place on the last Sunday of March (March 26th) at the Edward Village Hotel in Toronto. Click the … Continue reading

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