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PHSC News 18-03 for September, 2018

Toronto. Another nifty page turner produced by our Sonja Pushchak. This delightful issue weighs in at 11 pages. The lead article on Cruise Queen ties in an early use of colour photos in commercial advertising with the illustration of a … Continue reading

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are you going to Scarborough fair?

Toronto. Simon and Garfunkel had an LP with this song on it. I used to listen to the LP in the mid 1960s when I was in the Western Area Engineering department. The LP became a large part of the … Continue reading

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sayonara dslr?

Toronto. Single lens reflex cameras were around for over a century. The smaller 35mm versions emerged in the 1930s offering larger, brighter views than the squinty viewfinders for box, folder, and rangefinder cameras. When digital came along, the massive DSLR … Continue reading

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PHOTONews 27-3 is here

Toronto. Yesterday, as I opened my Globe and Mail newspaper at breakfast, out came a magazine insert. To my delight, it was another edition of PHOTONews! Norm Rosen’s delightful magazine extended my breakfast routine of reading the Globe. This issue … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Seminar Tours in NYC start Sep 13th

Toronto.  The Daguerreian Society is excited to share information about the tours that have been arranged for their 30th Symposium in New York City. Please note that tours are booked on a first-come basis. Given limited availability, each individual is initially … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Fall 2018 published

Toronto. Editor/Publisher Rita Godlevskis has published another stunning edition of PhotoEd magazine. This issue is themed Canadians Abroad: International Adventures in Photography. Included is an article on Meaghan Ogilvie’s Underwater Worlds. Meaghan, as you may already know, spoke to us … Continue reading

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Ryerson’s RIC has an open house this month

Toronto. The Ryerson Image Centre has frequent exhibitions. On the 28th of this month (September, 2018), the RIC has an open house presenting the Recent Acquisitions to the RIC collections. Come out from 11 am to 4 pm and see … Continue reading

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dix ans de Passion

Toronto. To celebrate its first decade as a gallery, Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris, France, is posting a series of works for exhibition and sale this month from September 4th to October 2nd. Details are posted here on its website. You … Continue reading

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wind beneath my wings

Toronto. Bette Midler sang this plaintive song for the sound track of the 1988 movie Beaches. It is appropriate for this post on the SOAR photo contest. We have had inexpensive small drones supporting cameras for many years now. SOAR … Continue reading

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scooping the war

Toronto. A few days back George Dunbar dropped me an email about an  article in the magazine/website Canada’s History called “Scooping the War“. Those of us who are old enough or who were blessed as news photographers know full well … Continue reading

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