Category Archives: photos

What to do with your old 35mm slides

Toronto. With the growth of digital, we all must  have boxes and boxes of old slides and a slide projector or two kicking around the house. In this Kodachome slide, I snapped my youngest daughter  at a quilt show her … Continue reading

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Canadian Historical Photographs

Toronto. George Dunbar dropped me an email the first of the week. George says, “A wonderful collection of historical photographs can be viewed at the Mahone Bay Museum (Nova Scotia) and web site” And it is indeed a wonderful site. … Continue reading

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Sit, Pose, Snap. – Brisbane Portrait Photography 1850 – 1950

Toronto. PHSC member Marcel Safier of Australia has a large part of his collection on exhibit at the Museum of Brisbane. The exhibit, called “Sit, Pose, Snap” covers the Brisbane portraits business over the century of 1850 – 1950. The exhibit runs from … Continue reading

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Frank Horvat at Gadcollection – Paris Fr

Toronto. Galerie Gadcollection is exhibiting and selling photographs by Frank Horvat March 30 – April 30,  2017 Horvat was born in 1928 on April 28th, in Abbazia, Italy (now Opatija, Croatia). Parents, Karl and Adele Edelstein, were both medical doctors. During … Continue reading

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Photography in Canada 1960-2000

Toronto. Have a great Good Friday folks. If you live in the Ottawa/Gatineau area or plan a visit to celebrate our 150th anniversary, drop in to the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada (CPI) and see this remarkable … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada – Review

Our March speaker, Norm Rosen, spoke on the status of photographic magazine publishing today in Canada. Norm is the current editor of Photo News. He spoke with great enthusiasm about the business of publishing photography magazines in Canada. Norm graduated … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern Society April 2017 Newsletter

Toronto.  I haven’t seen a Magic Lantern Society newsletter for some time now. Les Jones has thoughtfully sent along the April 2017 newsletter. The full name of the group is “The Magic Lantern Society of the United States and Canada“. … Continue reading

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Colouring Historic Photographs

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me this link showing colourized versions of historic Canadian photographs in the days when any practical photography was shot in black and white. It is fitting that this image at left is from the Great war. … Continue reading

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American War Photographers in LIFE Magazine

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar for this link to the November 5, 1945 issue of LIFE magazine. The November 5th issue featured a photo essay on the American war photographers with a photograph they took accompanied by a small portrait. … Continue reading

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Soviet Photo Magazine Online

Toronto. Russ Forfar, one of our speakers this year, a long time member of the PHSC and a frequent table holder at our fairs, sent me an interesting email late last month on a Russian Photography magazine. The Open Culture … Continue reading

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