Category Archives: activities-other

Daguerreian Society Seminar Tours in NYC start Sep 13th

Toronto.  The Daguerreian Society is excited to share information about the tours that have been arranged for their 30th Symposium in New York City. Please note that tours are booked on a first-come basis. Given limited availability, each individual is initially … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Daguerreian Society Seminar Tours in NYC start Sep 13th

wind beneath my wings

Toronto. Bette Midler sang this plaintive song for the sound track of the 1988 movie Beaches. It is appropriate for this post on the SOAR photo contest. We have had inexpensive small drones supporting cameras for many years now. SOAR … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on wind beneath my wings

Struan on Advanced Fashion Photography

Toronto. Drop by Ryerson this September to learn about fashion photography from Struan – a master. Details of course CDFP 381 are shown on  this Ryerson web page. We posted his spring classes back in April with this post that … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Struan on Advanced Fashion Photography

Ohio Picnic Sept 16th

Toronto. Heading to Ohio this month? Join the Ohio Camera Collectors Society on Sunday September 16th at their annual picnic. Email them at occs@insight.rr.com for times and location and to RSVP. The invitation is shown here. Details of the OCCS are … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Ohio Picnic Sept 16th

30th Daguerreian Society Symposium

Toronto. Many of our members are also members of the Daguerreian Society. For many years Bob Lansdale was the official photographer of both societies. Dr Mike Robinson of Toronto is past president of the two societies. The next Daguerreian Society … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on 30th Daguerreian Society Symposium

summer in the city

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me this photo the other day, The Daily Mail in the UK was the source. NASA photographer Bill Ingalls set up a $3,000 plus camera remotely to shoot the Space X 9 Falcon as it shot … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other, camera | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on summer in the city

castles in the air

Toronto. Yesterday, the EU placed in law the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which is similar to our own CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Law) which was initiated July 1, 2014 and gave us two years to comply. A security company called … Continue reading

Posted in activities, activities-other | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on castles in the air

photographs of those at work

Toronto. For some reason old photos tend to be portraits, landscapes, family or other events but rarely work tools and activities. The photo at left of Bell Telephone Company operators in Owen Sound Ontario is an exception. It shows the … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other, photos | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on photographs of those at work

PPOC Magazine “Gallerie”

Toronto.  Many thanks to editor Bob Lansdale for sending me an email announcing the latest edition of this wonderful magazine. Gallerie is published by the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC), an organization Bob was heavily involved with before he became editor … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other | Tagged , , | Comments Off on PPOC Magazine “Gallerie”

Xposé 2018 opening today

Toronto. The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC) includes photographers. CAPIC is hosting CAPIC Xposé today, April 5, 2018, from 6 to 10 pm at The Papermill Gallery located at the Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Rd down … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other, events | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Xposé 2018 opening today