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some year!

  Toronto. As I sup upon the dredges of 2018, I think back on the progress of photography. The cell phone has become the universal camera. Nearing saturation, few of us leave home without our phone (and camera). While the … Continue reading

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for the birds

Toronto. 1926 was an exciting year in our city. Amongst other things, Charlie Millar, a wealthy Torontonian died and left a very unusual will. Charlie was well known as a practical joker, and his will contained a few of his … Continue reading

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lest we forget …

Toronto. The first world war – the war to end all wars –  ended one hundred years ago today. Armistice was November 11 at 11 am. For many years we have celebrated Remembrance Day. Like most families, I have ancestors … Continue reading

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Staats exhibition extended to year end!

Toronto. One of the people I spoke with at the fair on Sunday was Toronto photographer Harold Staats. He was delighted that his exhibition (rare silver gelatin prints of music’s best Rock Stars, caught by Harold at their many concerts) … Continue reading

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National Geographic

Toronto. What does a magazine and your favourite telephone company have in common? Alexander Graham Bell, that’s what, In 1880, Bell founded the Bell Telephone Company  in the states and here in Toronto followed by the Bell System which was … Continue reading

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a&l seminar on using photoshop

Toronto. My thanks to long time PHSC member Laura Jones, of Baldwin Street Gallery fame for this announcement. Jack Gilbert’s father had a famous portrait studio here in the city, now operated by his older brother, Al Gilbert. Jack is well … Continue reading

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shooting stars – Rock On

Toronto. Long time PHSC member and professional photographer Harold Staats dropped me an email on Monday to say his photographs of well known Rock Stars will be on exhibition at Brigitta’s in Toronto  at 1899 Queen St. East, M4L 1H3 (in … 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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seeing double

Toronto. Our president Clint visited the states recently and dropped in at the NSA’s 2018 convention on Stereo photography, the thrilling cards that entertained Victorians decades before TV. The National Stereoscopic Association was an exchange member of ours for a couple … Continue reading

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