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SUNDAY, MARCH 20th, 2016 – PHSC AUCTION

March 20, 2016 Auction. Click for details Toronto. Our first big event of this year is our March 20, 2016 auction. This event will be held at the Long Branch Legion Hall. Just click here or on the icon at left to see … Continue reading

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Stan Douglas Hasselblad Winner 2016

Toronto. Congratulations to Artist Stan Douglas of Vancouver, winner of the prestigious Hasselblad Foundation award in 2016. My thanks to PHSC Journal editor Bob Lansdale for bringing this story to my attention. I chose Douglas’s1999 Michigan Theatre photograph (click icon at … Continue reading

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McKeown’s Famous Camera Guide due this year

Toronto. For years a number of sources were referenced for valuation of cameras. Eventually McKeown’s Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras prevailed and became the standard for many people. I have the 11th edition which is some 900+ pages … Continue reading

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Toronto’s William James Family

Toronto. A few weeks ago George Dunbar sent me this interesting set of images. George frequently browses photographic sites including Toronto’s Urban Toronto web site. The images were posted last month in Urban Toronto by  a member who goes by … Continue reading

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April Auction in Massachusetts

Toronto. If you find yourself in Massachusetts on Sunday,  April 3rd, drop in at the John McInnis Auctioneers in Amesbury and add a bit to your collection of cameras and images. 

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Monkey Business at the PHSC

Toronto. More than 10 million people send 600 million emails daily using the MailChimp service. With issue 15-10 of our newsletter we too have joined this trending service! Our 20 mail lists were converted to Excel, assembled, and cleaned up … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-10

Toronto. Well, editor David Bridge has served up another delicious issue of the PHSC Newsletter! This issue introduces our March speaker, Ms Elizabeth Larew who discusses Berenice Abbott and glass plate negative.  There is a review of our February outing at … Continue reading

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Harold Staats – Lost Images Exhibit

Toronto. View the details here.

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WCPHA Newsletter March 2016

Toronto. Click here or on the icon at left to see and print the March Newsletter of our associated organization, Western Canada Photographic Historical Association (WCPHA). This issue discusses Minolta’s bridge cameras in some depth. The author reviews how alternatives … Continue reading

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Would this 1946 assignment be banned today?

Toronto. Member George Dunbar has a warm spot for copyright and privacy issues. George sent me this brief article: In 1946, LIFE magazine hid photographer Yale Joel behind a two-way mirror in the lobby of a Times Square theatre. Joel … Continue reading

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