Category Archives: activities-other

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

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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

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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

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Toronto Postcard Show February 25, 2018

Toronto. The Toronto Postcard Club is hosting its annual show this coming February. Ed Warner and I have attended on occasion to promote the society. Many booths offer photos as postcards and others allow you to “Pursue your interest in … Continue reading

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First CAMERAMA show of 2018

Toronto. Friend and PHSC member Gary Perry reminds us all that his first CAMERAMA show of 2018 is on JANUARY 14th, 2018. Click the icon at left for details or email Gary at torontocamerashows@gmail.com. He is also on Facebook at … Continue reading

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marking each day …

Toronto. We make regular use of patent drawings in our various research endeavours and publications to illustrate and validate once new and unique objects and processes – cameras, lenses, darkroom apparatus, prints, etc. Many days, the Globe and Mail, on … Continue reading

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Lest we forget …

Toronto. The Globe and Mail on Friday the 10th featured this wonderful portrait of WW2 photographer Jack Ford taken in colour by Fred Lum. In the centre of section A, on crisp clay paper, are examples of Jack Ford’s work … Continue reading

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another revolution world wide

Toronto. In November of 1994, I bought this student microscope from Gord Reithmeier. Made about 1900, it is unusual in the excellent condition of the stand and its wooden box. Originally sold complete for $12 US, it is occasionally seen … Continue reading

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The Polaroid Project

Toronto. Our friends at WestLicht in Austria announced The Polaroid Project, an exhibition from November 18th this year through February 28, 2018. The press release for the exhibit begins, “Polaroid! The brand has long become a universal myth. The uses … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society goes to Washington

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society annual symposium was held this year in Washington DC. Our journal editor, Bob lansdale is the official photographer for the PHSC and the Daguerreian Society. Bob missed the symposium in 2016 which was held in NYC. … Continue reading

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