Author Archives: Robert

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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Leica Shop in Vienna sold

Toronto. I received an interesting email tonight from Stephan Musli in Vienna. He announced the sale by Peter Coeln of his majority interest (nearly 75%) in the well known Leica Shop, Leica Store and WestLicht Photographica Auctions to Leica Camera … Continue reading

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Can we digitize Super-8 film cameras?

Toronto. Hayes Urban, a designer in the South-Western USA, thinks we can. His idea is to make a digital version of Kodak’s ubiquitous Super-8 film cartridge, allowing the many Super-8 film cameras to live once again.

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Fall Photographica-Fair has new venue

Toronto. The fall show will take place on October 26, 2014 in a new venue. We have moved back to the west end of Toronto at the Trident Hall 145 Evans Ave just east of Islington in easy reach by the … Continue reading

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