Author Archives: Robert

Dave Heath 1931-2016

Toronto. John Linsky dropped me a note back in July noting the passing of David Heath. James Adams wrote a column in the Globe called “Dave Heath: A haunted genius behind the camera“. His column includes some of the photos … Continue reading

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London, Ontario Fall Show Oct 2nd

Toronto. Ron Tucker of London dropped us a note to say his Fall show “London Vintage Film Camera Show” will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016. Maureen and Ron have been hosting this popular show for a few years now. The … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Benefit Auction Oct 22nd

Toronto. Our friends down south at the Daguerreian Society are holding a Benefit Auction this fall. The date is Saturday, October 22, 2016. The “last call” poster shows the attractive camera I used as a thumbnail. The poster also identifies what … Continue reading

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Getty Copyright Lawsuit

California. Getty Images offers stock photos for a small fee.  But many of their photos are used unlawfully. There are so many images on the internet these days that Getty resorted to some code called a robot (bot for short). This … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-3

Toronto. Editor David Bridge timed this nifty and informative edition to be issued a few days before our sixth annual trunk sale (held in memory of the late Larry Boccioletti). In addition to announcing the trunk sale, held this past Sunday, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Collecting and Leicas

Toronto. Back in June, John Linsky and I swapped emails on some fake Leicas. John’s last message on Leicas was this interesting article about collecting and building a collection using Leicas as an example. The author, William Fagan, posted the … Continue reading

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CN Tower and Robert C Lansdale in the news.

Toronto. For our June meeting we had the pleasure of hosting Robert C Lansdale’s iconic history of the building of the CN Tower in this its 40th anniversary year. It was a two hour power-point show capped off with an … Continue reading

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Portrait of an artist dying intestate

Toronto. Stephen Bulger of the Stephen Bulger Gallery is presenting an exhibition of some 40 Vivian Maier photographs. What is unusual is that the exhibition is free but no photographs will be sold in spite of the prints being made … Continue reading

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Waddingtons On Line Auction

Toronto. My thanks to Ashley Cook for noting this Canadian on line auction by Waddingtons. The cameras she mentioned are mid way in the lots. Set the number of lots per page to 100 and scroll down close to the … Continue reading

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