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Amalgamated Photo History Newsletters

Toronto. Since we are unable to hold our regular monthly meetings – the pandemic dropped the curtain on us – members received this pdf version of the amalgamated newsletters from our exchange members who gave their blessing for inclusion in … Continue reading

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76 trombones in the big parade

Toronto. That’s what professor Harold Hill said in the Music Man play of 1957-1960s. And today we in the PHSC host a very special event too! For the very first time, an issue of Photographic Canadiana is being sent to … Continue reading

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there’s something happening here ….

Toronto. … as the old tune sung by Buffalo Springfield says. With the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing in effect, the PHSC will be sending a series of pdf files to members as specials. First out is Photographic Canadiana issue … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 45-4 issued

Toronto. Don’t look now, but the latest issue of your favourite photo magazine hit the distribution network last Tuesday afternoon (February 4th). David Bridge and I joined editor Bob Lansdale Monday morning (3rd) to package this issue. David brought along … Continue reading

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movin’ out

Toronto. It was a miserable weekend, but Tuesday, December 3rd was clear so I joined editor Lansdale to sort and package the latest issue of Photographic Canadiana. We had one brief set back. CPC hardened their password protocol so we … Continue reading

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closing time

Toronto. As Leonard Cohen sang, its closing time for 45-2. Editor Lansdale was ably assisted by his sister and our member and speaker (past and future) Celio Barreto to package the latest issue. After numerous delays and problems, Bob and … Continue reading

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stuck in the middle

Toronto. Over the time from 1839 until today, still cameras have become smaller and the media faster. When dry plates became readily available, shutters became a necessity. Combined with aperture settings, shutters and diaphragms gave the right amount of light … Continue reading

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miner 49er

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society is a scholarly organization more dedicated to the first photographic process than even France, the home of Louis Daguerre! This is obvious from the effort expended in its Symposiums, Annuals, and Quarterlies (the 28 page DSQ … Continue reading

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first Graflex Journal for 2019

Toronto. Ken Metcalf down in North Carolina has issued the latest journal for large camera folk – the 1-19 issue of the Graflex Journal. The lead article is by Davis Strong, a recent member of the PHSC. You may recall … Continue reading

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communication counts!

Toronto. No matter where you are; who you are; what you are, communication is important. October 23, 1974 at an informal meeting in Toronto, a small group of collectors met. It was decided then and there that Canada was ready … Continue reading

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