Category Archives: program

The Taking of Niagara: Photography at the Falls

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, May 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall The Taking of Niagara – Dr Tony Bannon “Quite possibly the most photographed site in history, The Falls is a wonder of … Continue reading

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documentary photographers: a new twist

Toronto. In March, we were favoured with two delightful and interesting speakers, both photographers; one, long retired and the other still very active. Our second speaker of the evening, who took over the balance of the presentation period, Vincenzo Pietropaolo, is both … Continue reading

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Dale Barnes – CBC stills from the 1950s and 60s

Toronto. In March, we were favoured with two delightful and interesting speakers, both photographers; one, long retired and the other still very active. Retiree Dale Barnes offered a small sampling of his extensive work for the CBC. All his photographs are … Continue reading

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background to Free Black North exhibition at the AGO

Toronto. February was Black History month. PHSC member Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO discussed the background to her exhibition, “Free Black North”, and the influence blacks had on photography. She is busy conducting on-going research while performing her regular … Continue reading

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Finding Canada in the NYT Archive

< Toronto. Dr Denise Birkhofer of the Ryerson Image Centre spoke on Finding Canada in the New York Times Archive at our January 17th meeting augmenting her recently ended exhibition  at the RIC called “The Faraway Nearby” which uses selected photographs from … Continue reading

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Deep sea photographs and Home children

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Deep Sea Photography – Meaghan Ogilvie British Home Children – Sandra Joyce Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be followed by two … Continue reading

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We are moving (sort of)

Toronto. We have held our monthly Toronto meetings in the Gold room at Memorial Hall for many years. As of the next meeting (April 18, 2018) we will be using half of the Burgundy Room instead. Same place as always, … Continue reading

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Doc photography and CBC Celebs

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm Celebrities in the 1950s and 60s at the CBC – Dale Barnes 150 Years of Documentary Photography – Vincenzo Pietropaolo We have two speakers for March. Dale Barnes will speak on … Continue reading

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Free Black North – Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 Free Black North – Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO We celebrate Black History Month by welcoming Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO to talk about her first exhibition at the AGO titled Free … Continue reading

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Delores Gubasta on Don Newlands Archive – review

Toronto. Our second speaker at the October 2017 meeting was Ms Delores Gubasta. Delores, owner of the web site Klixpix, spoke and showed examples of photographs taken over a half century earlier by Don Newlands. She spoke tonight about the Don Newlands … Continue reading

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