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Happy Birthday, Canada!

Toronto. Member Harold Staats felt we should honour Canada Day this year with a portrait of Sir John A MacDonald, our first Prime Minister in 1867. This portrait was taken by our most famous photographic studio, Willam Notman. Notman began … Continue reading

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Visiting the Family Camera Exhibit at the ROM

Toronto.  Both Bob Lansdale and Wayne Gilbert were a bit under the weather Tuesday night, so Carol’s cousin Al dropped me off at Kipling Subway and I came to the ROM via the better way. Fortunately as I walked up the … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Photo History

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, June 21, 2017 About a half dozen speakers: Celebrating One-Five-Oh! Our promotions editor Sonja Pushchak said it best: “Join us for Victorian cupcakes and the sort of coffee Sir John A. used to drizzle on his whiskey. … Continue reading

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EDWIN HAYNES : REDISCOVERED TORONTO PHOTOGRAPHER

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, May 17, 2017 Lizz Hodgson – Edwin Haynes: Rediscovered Toronto Photographer Lizz Hodgson is the great-great-grandniece of Edwin Haynes. She will present on the rediscovery of the Edwardian images of Edwin Haynes. On May 29th last year, staff … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada – Review

Our March speaker, Norm Rosen, spoke on the status of photographic magazine publishing today in Canada. Norm is the current editor of Photo News. He spoke with great enthusiasm about the business of publishing photography magazines in Canada. Norm graduated … Continue reading

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Review of Kodak Canada presentation last February

Toronto. I wrote the following review of our Toronto meeting last February when Alison Skyrme presented her overview of Kodak Canada and some other items in the Ryerson University Archives (Love that Kodak). In spite of the sniffles season and … Continue reading

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Shooting Under Pressure – Revised

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, April 19, 2017 Lansdale, Lum & Spremo – Shooting Under Pressure Over a half a century ago, photographs by press photographers Fred Lum, Boris Spremo and Robert Lansdale were published in the Toronto newspapers – The Globe and The Star. … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada

Toronto. NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 15, 2017 Norm Rosen – Photographic Publishing in Canada Norm is the editor of Photo News, a Canadian Magazine published quarterly. If any of you subscribe to the Globe and Mail, you have seen the  beautiful PHOTO News … Continue reading

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Review of January 2017 Miracle Repair Tips Meeting

We had two very interesting speakers tonight as demonstrated by the very active Q&A sessions. Both speakers are PHSC members and exhibitors at our fairs. Russ Forfar, now semi-retired, was in the  camera repair business for many decades. Our main … Continue reading

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Love That Kodak: History of Kodak Canada

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Alison Skyrme – Love That Kodak When Kodak melted under the onslaught of digital, both Rochester Park and Kodak Heights were almost levelled. Only building No. 9 remained here at Kodak Heights. All … Continue reading

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