Category Archives: program

Nina Leen, Photographer – Erin Levitsky

Toronto. PHSC, Wed, Feb 20 2019 at 7:30 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of Memorial Hall Nina Leen: Snake Charmer with a Camera – Erin Levitsky Our speaker for February is Erin Levitsky. She holds an MA in Photographic Preservation … Continue reading

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Kodak Canada down at the RIC

Toronto. Our January 2019 meeting was a week later – 4th Wednesday – a couple of hours earlier – 6:00 pm – with no tables or chairs. Wayne was tied up so Clint generously drove Bob Lansdale and me to the … Continue reading

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Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – review

Toronto. On this chilly November evening the traffic from both east and west to downtown was bumper to bumper! Daphne arrived early complete with an entourage of Ryerson grads. A slim petite young lady, who gave her talk in a clear … Continue reading

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Antique Cycling Photographica – review

Toronto. We had two visitors from Michigan for Lorne’s latest presentation. Bob Lansdale and I met Cindy Motzenbecker and Doug Aikenhead from MiPHS at the North York Keg restaurant where we were later joined by president Clint Hryhorijiw for a tasty meal … Continue reading

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Kodak Canada: The Early Years

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Jan. 23 20 6 – 8  pm At Ryerson , 33 Gould St, Toronto. Our first road show of 2019 is at the RIC on January 23rd, 2019  (Thanks to the Ryerson folk for this delightful … Continue reading

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Annual Show and Tell meeting Dec 19, 2018

Toronto.  As we roar on to Christmas and the holidays, its our annual Show and Tell session. The date is December 19th this year. Click on the poster at left for details. (Thanks to Sonja for this delightful bit of … Continue reading

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review of September talk on tintypes

Toronto. Stephen Brule, a young Ryerson graduate practicing the ancient art of wet-plate photography, spoke to us in September. Stephen brought along a slide presentation plus his home made plate preparation and development desk, a massive studio style 4800 watt-second flash … Continue reading

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Specialized Antique Cycling Photographica

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Oct 17 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Specialized Antique Cycling Photographica – Lorne Shields Lorne has specialized in bicycles and cycling photographica for over 40 years including presentations in … Continue reading

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all a-twitter

Toronto. I had an email Sunday from Sonja and John, our PHSC graphics duo. John writes, “The THA (Toronto Historical Association), of which we happen to have bought a membership, has a Twitter account. They offered to post our tweets. … Continue reading

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Wet-Plate Photography

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Sept 19 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Wet-Plate Photography – Stephen Brûlé The technology of wet-plate photography was invented by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851. It replaced the first … Continue reading

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