Category Archives: people

China through British eyes in 1980s

Toronto. Russ Forfar often alerts me to interesting scientific concepts potentially of use in future photographic endeavours. This time Russ sent me a note on a new book by the British photographer Adrian Bradshaw. Adrian has been interested in China … Continue reading

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you’ve seen Marilyn Lightstone

Toronto. Marilyn Lightstone is a Canadian actress and artist. One media she uses is photography. Have a look here at her photographs. My thanks to George Dunbar for bringing Ms Lightstone to my attention.

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Our Unsung Hero

Toronto. Many of our members receive news of the society via a copy of Photographic Canadiana, but I wonder just how many members realize the efforts and research necessary to complete each issue? In the upper right hand corner of … Continue reading

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logs and dogs

Toronto. Rita is everywhere with PhotoEd. If you wish to see the upcoming documentary on Robert Frank at Hot Docs for free here in the big smoke, Drop Rita a line. The ‘log’ in the title of this post is … Continue reading

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where the girls are

Toronto. We have fought for many kinds of equality over the years. One kind is gender equality. Before retiring almost 30 years ago, I watched Bell struggle to improve gender equality. Recently, our federal government bravely formed a senior group … Continue reading

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Shooting War

Toronto. The Globe is hosting a number of conflict photographers and moderators today and tomorrow (June 21, 22). Last month we hosted Louie Palu, a conflict photographer and this month we hosted Erin Gregory who spoke on the Imperial Royal … Continue reading

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Dr R G Wilson – a celebration of life

Toronto. As mentioned earlier this month, the life of PHSC member and past president Dr Robert Wilson will be celebrated at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home on Eglinton Ave., ¬†just two stop lights west of Yonge Street. An obituary appeared … Continue reading

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Ormond Gigli – photographic exhibition in France

Toronto. Check out the exhibition at the Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris. The exhibition of prints by American photographer Ormond Gigli runs from April 18 to May 21. Time is going fast, so take a look tout suite and see what … Continue reading

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Moyra Davey Exhibition at the RIC

Toronto. A Survey exhibition of New York based and Toronto born photographer Moyra Davey (winner of last year’s Scotiabank Photography Award) runs from May 1st to August 4th at Ryerson’s RIC. If you miss CONTACT elsewhere, at least take in … Continue reading

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a great use for a camera

Toronto. The Globe and Mail in its Arts section has a nifty column called First Person. The column prints various ¬† eclectic essays written by readers of this fine old newspaper. Last Friday’s essay by Paula Turner Curating a Tour … Continue reading

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