Author Archives: Robert

IMAGE SHOW – April 19, 2015

Toronto. the latest PHSC Image Show will be held this spring on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Legion Hall 101 on the Lakeshore just west of Brown’s Line. Come out and join us at this familiar venue for a … Continue reading

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Auction – March 15, 2015

Toronto. PHSC announces its spring consignment auction.  We are back at the Legion Hall 101 down on the Lakeshore just west of Brown’s Line. All sellers and buyers are welcome. Turn your old gear into cash and get more things … Continue reading

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Camerama Show – Nov 23, 2014

Toronto. PHSC Member Gary Perry keeps busy. Fresh from the PHSC show in late October he is hosting another Camerama Camera Show over in Scarborough at the Delta Toronto East on Kennedy Rd at the 401. Gary is a long time … Continue reading

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The Techniques and Material Aesthetics of the Daguerreotype

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed Nov 19th, 2014 The Techniques and Material Aesthetics of the Daguerreotype – Mike Robinson Mike Robinson is an artist-practitioner, teacher, and historian of the daguerreotype. He works with the AMC collection in Toronto, serving as researcher and conservator. … Continue reading

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Pictures at a Symposium

Toronto. Bob Lansdale took a number of pictures at the recent Rochester Symposium and is delighted to share them with everyone. To visit his photos taken at the October Symposium in Rochester, click on this link. To see a larger … Continue reading

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Yosemite OS X 10.10

Toronto. Yesterday, Apple announced its OS X 10.10 operating system.  The download was free. I decided to go after the latest version of OS X called Yosemite for my aging summer of 2007 iMac. The servers at Apple must have … Continue reading

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Montreal Camera Show – Oct 19, 2014

Montreal. What a wonderful city for a fall visit. Sol Hadef will be hosting his 54th show on the west island this coming Sunday. Click here or on the icon at left to see or print a larger poster with … Continue reading

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Newsletter 14-5

Toronto. The night before he left for the latest TPHS symposium in Rochester, editor David Bridge sent me this latest PHSC Newsletter. The newsletter introduces Ms Ronit Novak, our speaker for this month whose topic is Historic and Contemporary Ambrotypes. … Continue reading

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Where Photography and Microscopy once met

Europe/UK. 1839 – what an amazing year. It started with a bang when not one but two revolutionary photographic processes were formally announced… and the race was on to make the fabulous new art faster and better. Optical houses began … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Symposium Photographs

Toronto. PHSC Editor Bob Lansdale sent this link to the pictures taken at the Daguerreian Symposium  held in Austin Texas in late September this year. Bob wears many hats in the world of Photographic History, including official photographer of the … Continue reading

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