Category Archives: program

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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Review of 2016 December Show and Tell

Toronto. I presented at the meeting last month and also wrote this brief review. Thanks to those who kindly reviewed my draft and corrected any errors. A special thanks to Bob Lansdale for doing most of the photographs and Lorne … Continue reading

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Miracle Repair Tips

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 18, 2017 Russ Forfar, Lincoln Ross: Miracle Repair Tips Both Russ and Lincoln have spoken to the PHSC some 20 years ago.  Russ will give hints on repairing legacy film cameras like the late 1930s Leica shown … Continue reading

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My Toronto – Review of PHSC Presentation

Geoffrey James was named Toronto’s first Photographer Laureate. Tonight Mr James moved quickly through a slide show titled My Toronto. Professing a lack of understanding of Photoshop and its like, he prefers to use a modern Leica digital camera and … Continue reading

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PHSC Meetings 2016-7

Toronto. Programme Chair Les Jones has done his usual superlative job lining up our Toronto program right through to June of this year and our celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Les mentioned to us at our February executive meeting that the May 2017 program … Continue reading

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Show and Tell 2016

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, December 21, 2016: Show and Tell, Gift Exchange, Silent Auction That time of the year again! Merry Christmas everyone! Sonja Pushchak drew up this image to announce our coming meeting. It is a tradition for the PHSC … Continue reading

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My Toronto – Photo Laureate Geoffrey James

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, November 16, 2016 Geoffrey James: My Toronto Our speaker is well known photographer Geoffrey James. Born in Wales, Mr James became the first Photo-laureate of Toronto. The position began on March 31, 2016 and continues for three years. … Continue reading

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Your Photo is in the Mail

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, October 19, 2016 Mike Smith: Your Photo is in the Mail Our speaker is well known author Mike Smith from the world of postcard collectors. Tonight he will speak on the Goderich postcard photographer Reuben R. … Continue reading

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A History of the Future 20160921 – a Review

A delightful night for the PHSC. Our host for the presentations was Joanna Beyersbergen of Ryerson. We had two key speakers: Bob Wilson of the PHSC on the history of stereo and 4th year Ryerson student Marissa Frosst on the … Continue reading

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