Category Archives: activities-other

Daguerreian Symposium Oct 26-29, 2017

Toronto. Need an excuse to visit The Donald in Washington? How about taking in the world famous Daguerreian Society’s symposium as well? The symposium will be back in Washington D.C. this year. The prestigious agenda of speakers includes our own … Continue reading

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Vancouver fall swap meet

Toronto. My friend Tonchi Martinic on the west coast sent me an email last Tuesday the 8th telling me that the fall Vancouver Swap Meet takes place on October 1st this year at the Croatian Cultural Centre on 16th Avenue … Continue reading

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Dawson City: Frozen in Time

Toronto. An annual feature of this city is its “Hot Docs” festival. At this year’s festival one of the documentaries was called “Dawson City: Frozen in Time“. This film covers the find up in that illustrious Yukon town of many … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Toronto. As a  youngster I can remember the early August 1945 newspapers headlining that America had dropped an atomic bomb on Japan. We read in awe about the devastation of Hiroshima, amazed that one small bomb could wreak such damage … Continue reading

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A walk in the park

Toronto. Joy Cohnstaedt wrote me recently about the presentation “Walk the Six West: History on the Humber”. This talk and show will be of interest to everyone, especially to those living in the west end of Toronto near the Humber … Continue reading

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124th International Salon of Photography

Toronto. The Toronto Amateur Photographic Association was formed in March of 1888. And a few years later in December 1891 it became the Toronto Camera Club. Many photographs taken by TCC members appeared in the epic book “Private Realms of … Continue reading

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Trouble Finding Photo or Camera Collector Societies?

Toronto. Our society (PHSC) has been in continuous operation for over 43 years. We are fortunate to have an enthusiastic and talented core of people willing to volunteer and do much of the heavy lifting. We offer monthly meetings (except … Continue reading

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McKeown’s Camera Guide (online version) is progressing!

Toronto. Jim McKeown, co-author of McKeown’s Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, emailed me Sunday (yesterday) that the massive online update to his reference guide for camera collectors will  soon be ready for testing. The new title is “McKeown’s Camera Encyclopedia … Continue reading

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Hartman at the Art Gallery of Hamilton

Toronto. Stephen Bulger sent me an email yesterday announcing the exhibition “The Artist’s Studio”  by Canadian Artist Joseph Hartman at the AGH. Exhibition Dates: June 17 – Dec 31, 2017 (For ticket information click here) Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 27th, … Continue reading

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How many cameras does it take?

Toronto. The other day George Dunbar sent me a photograph by Doug Mills of the NY Times. Mills snapped the recent hearing into the firing of James Comey, ex FBI Director by President Trump. To mark his photo as unique, … Continue reading

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