Category Archives: photos

Hats off to Larry

Toronto. On a summery day in July, 2004, I got a bad news phone call from John. Larry had just passed away. He left a big hole to be filled in the PHSC that fall. All this came rushing back … Continue reading

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Thinking of Ev

Toronto. George Dunbar recently sent me a note on the images of some Canadian Photographers. Amongst them was this photo of Ev Roseborough. Ev died at 99 years of age in London Ontario on April 8th, 2011. His friend and … Continue reading

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A fox in the hen house

Toronto. Talbot was a well off Englishman who painted landscapes in watercolour. On a European trip in 1834, He chose Lake Como in Italy for one painting. Using a Camera Lucida, he dreamed about being able to capture the scene … Continue reading

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Deanna Pizzitelli exhibition at Stephen Bulger Gallery

Toronto. Member Stephen Bulger will host emerging Canadian artist Deanna Pizzitelli at his Toronto gallery. The exhibit begins November 25, 2017 and is open until January 13, 2018. This message introduces the artist and cautions the reader about the unique … Continue reading

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EPSON International Pano Awards Winners

Toronto. My thanks to Bob Lansdale for alerting me that Epson has announced its 2017 panorama awards winners.  Have a look and see the remarkable range of award winning photographs. Show at right is the Ten Huts panorama which won … Continue reading

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Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize review

Toronto. George Dunbar wrote me Tuesday regarding the Taylor Wessing Prize in the Guardian, writing, “This report on the “Taylor Wessing Portrait Prizes” certainly captures one’s attention.” George was writing not about the winner, but one of the other contestant … Continue reading

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Tintype Studio Portrait

Toronto. The guys at The Tintype Studio have announced that  December 3rd 11 – 5 will be the next special portrait studio offering. We had these folk do a program for us back on February 20th, 2013, over four years … 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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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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awash in ink 1896 – from photos and sketches

Toronto. My thanks once again to George Dunbar for this century plus drawing in the Toronto Public Library (TPL) archives. It is a wash drawing made from photos and sketches by William  Thomson Freeland. The drawing shows the launching of … Continue reading

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