Author Archives: Robert

A New look at Toronto over the passage of time

Toronto. Member and friend George Dunbar often comes up with the most interesting of ideas. He recently sent me a note suggesting I take a look at this video by Kwan called simply “Time”. This is the full note posted on … Continue reading

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4th Annual Trunk Sale – Sunday, July 13, 2014

Our Summer Trunk Sale will be held  Sunday, July 13th. Rain or shine… and it ends in time for FIFA enthusiasts to see the final game later that day!

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Newsletter 14-2

Toronto. Editor David Bridge has put together another exciting newsletter! Issue 14-2 is a delight to the eyes with its photo essays. Click on the icon at left. On the front page this month’s speaker, inspirational photographer Barry Shainbaum, along … Continue reading

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Phoneography – from the darkroom to instagram…

Toronto. In this morning’s Globe and Mail, columnist Marina Strauss reports on the evolution of our camera stores (Black’s, Henry’s) as camera phones eat up the sales of the traditional point and shoot digital cameras. She calls this photography – … Continue reading

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A Little Help from Photography

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Hope and Heroes – Barry Shainbaum, photographer Barry Shainbaum is a gifted photographer, author, radio show host, professional speaker, musician and active community volunteer. Barry will speak on how photography, and especially his project … Continue reading

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PHSC Members Campbell House exhibit closing

Toronto, Thursday,  May 29, 2014. All PHSC members are invited to join us from 7pm to 9pm at Campbell House for the closing event. This is the closing of our stereoscopic display at Campbell House. The display celebrated our 40th anniversary … Continue reading

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PHSC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Celebrating 40 Years. Wednesday, May 21, 2014. **CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THIS MONTH** Please join us as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary at Campbell House Museum. See the wonderful stereo display prepared by members of the PHSC and … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-1

Toronto, May 16, 2014. Editor David Bridge has another exciting issue on its way. This the very first issue of the newsletter for our 40th year as an institution promoting and furthering the history of photography in Canada. This 13 … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 40-1

40 years ago, I never thought that the PHSC would evolve and thrive the way it has. We are blessed with a large progressive and articulate executive board running the gamut from youngsters in their 20s to elders in their … Continue reading

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175 years ago

January, 1839 not one but TWO photographic processes where announced. I often wonder what Daguerre or Fox Talbot would think today about cameras and digital images. The comic “Betty” says it nicely – Betty asks her husband “Do today’s students … Continue reading

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