Category Archives: events

coping with COVID

Toronto. The pandemic that swept the world this year caused a seismic change in photographic historical societies. The societies reacted in various ways. Our group (PHSC) took advantage of our MailChimp account used to disseminate our newsletter “PHSC News” by … Continue reading

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PHRC Conference 2020 De Montfort University

Toronto. Our Programme co-ordinator, Celio Barreto, is joining this prestigious conference on photographic history in Leicester U.K. tomorrow and Tuesday (June 15, 16). Everything (including registration) will be online in this time of COVID-19. The full title of the conference  at … Continue reading

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just like the other one

Toronto. Well, we held our second executive meeting via ZOOM and co-ordinated by Celio (great work!). The PHSC will continue using ZOOM at least until the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

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and you think printer …

Toronto. The massive Japanese company, Epson, is known for its printers and other electronic accessories. But it also hosts the annual photographic contest called, “The EPSON International Pano Awards” with its traditional large number of categories and prizes. Their 11th … Continue reading

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OCCS woes continue with pandemic

Toronto. Our friends across the lake in Ohio have wisely decided to postpone ann events until this fall. They plan to stay in touch via their facebook page (linked here for your convenience).

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OCCS for April cancelled too

Toronto. News from our friends in Ohio of another closing to offset risk of infection.

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of stone is exhibited

Toronto. Member Steven Evans went out to the country side and took a series of photographs that are the focus of an exhibition in this city beginning this month. Steven writes “After 40 years of photographing urban environments, I recently … Continue reading

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picture postcards

Toronto. At left is a postcard of the Allandale Railway Station and restaurant on the edge of Kempenfeldt bay. My mother worked in the restaurant in the 1930s and enjoyed the excitement and rush to get passengers fed and on … Continue reading

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Towell exhibit at Bulger Gallery

Toronto. I first saw a Larry Towell photograph at the AGO one night when we were given a guided tour of the Photography section by the curator (and PHSC member), Maia Sutnik.   A far more extensive exhibition of photos … Continue reading

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Photo Cuba 2020 with Simon Bell

Toronto. PHSC member and past president (etc.) Les Jones sent me a note regarding a photo workshop  in Cuba next January. Les writes, in part, “… we like Cuba & have never been to Santiago de Cuba area. Air & hotel & … Continue reading

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