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More Real than Reality exhibit now on Facebook

Toronto. The U of T students who mounted the Campbell House exhibit of composite photographs using examples from the collections of PHSC members have set up a Facebook page to promote their exhibit and this year’s CONTACT which runs the … Continue reading

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Michael Mitchell and AGO’s Lodz exhibit

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, April 15th, 2015 Michael Mitchell has spoken to the PHSC a couple of times before. This event co-incides with the Lodz exhibit of the Henryk Ross photographs of a Polish Ghetto in the early years of World War … Continue reading

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CN Tower is 40 years old this year

Toronto. I lived in Montreal in the early 1970s. Every three months I drove to Toronto visiting relatives and at journey’s end, I would pass the CN Tower construction site, thinking this would make a great photo essay – like … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-11

Toronto. Editor David Bridge serves up another sumptuous edition of our newsletter. He begins with our April speaker, Michael Mitchell, who is a freelance photographer and documentarian followed by our 3rd Image Show just a few days later. Next are a report … Continue reading

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More Real than Reality: The Art of Canadian Composite Photography 1870-1930

Toronto. The PHSC is delighted to be a Featured Exhibitor at this year’s CONTACT festival. The show More Real than Reality will be shown at Campbell House, which is centrally located at Queen and University in Toronto.  This year’s exhibition features photographs … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHY HISTORIANS: A NEW GENERATION?

Ryerson Image Centre Symposium March 26 – 28 School of Image Arts Ryerson University 122 Bond St, Toronto Ryerson presents its fourth symposium on photography. Click here for a description of the topics and speakers. The speakers are well known … Continue reading

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An Early History of IMAX

Toronto. Back in the days when the inventors of Imax were developing a film for Ontario Place and before any first run theatres played Imax or before it became a means for first run movies, a small group of Seneca … Continue reading

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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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