Author Archives: Robert

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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Newsletter 14-9

Toronto. NOTE: This issue has more details on the Harry Joy exhibit – and our meeting venue for this month’s Toronto meeting. Editor David Bridge serves up another interesting newsletter in this edition. We begin with a map and location … Continue reading

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Toronto Observed Through Three Generations

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, Feb 18, 2015. **NEW TIME & VENUE FOR THIS MEETING ** The  Market Gallery at South St Lawrence Market 95 Front Street East, Toronto M5E 1C2 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Take elevator to 2nd floor Toronto Observed … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 40-4

Toronto. This is the final issue of our 40th year. We begin our 41st year with issue 41-1 this  coming May. For this issue, which hit the post office yesterday afternoon, there are a number of interesting items researched by … Continue reading

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PHSC Auction is March 15, 2015!

Toronto. The PHSC is holding its annual auction on March 15, 2015 this year at the usual location in Toronto (Long Branch) at the Royal Legion Hall on Lakeshore just west of Brown’s Line. We are beginning to receive photographs … Continue reading

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AGO mounts an exhibit of 1940/1 photos of a Jewish Ghetto

Toronto. PHSC member and speaker Maia Sutnik narrates this brief video of an AGO exhibit of Polish life recorded quietly in the Jewish Ghetto at Lodz in Poland in 1940 and 1941 by photographer Henryk Ross. Ross was forced by the … Continue reading

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The Camera that captured readers’ lives

Toronto. A few weeks back on January 7, 2015 I posted a link to the BBC celebrating Kodak’s clever little Brownie camera. Today member, Ross Forfar, who owns Kominek’s camera repair sent me this link  to a series of annotated … Continue reading

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Toronto Observed Through Three Generations

Toronto. This show by a trio of photographers: Harry Joy, Doug Hemmy, and Andy Brooks opened at the Market Gallery last Saturday. Thanks to member George Dunbar for this photo of Harry Joy and Tom Bochsler at the event. You … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-8

Toronto. Just when I think the newsletter can’t get any better, Editor David Bridge delivers another super issue. First off he notes that our speaker this month is a young lady by the name of Summer Leigh. Summer shows unique … Continue reading

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