Category Archives: photos

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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Tintype Studio Portrait Session April 22nd

Toronto. I received an email today from the folks at the Tintype Studio here in Toronto telling me about their Portrait session coming up on the 22nd of April. The tintype is a durable process famous for its low cost and ability … Continue reading

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Rare (American) Photographs colorized

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me an email yesterday with a link to liveleak,com. The link takes you to a 9 minute video (with music) showing a number of photographs spanning the mid 1800s to mid 1900s. According to the site, … Continue reading

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Restoration of 165 year old photographs

Toronto. My friend and PHSC member George Dunbar continues to amaze me uncovering some fascinating sources of photographic history. In this case, a studio in Derby, England (just north of Birmingham in central England) is celebrating its first 150 years by … Continue reading

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Guillaume Simoneau Exhibition

Toronto. Stephen Bulger sent me an email last week announcing his coming exhibit “Experimental Lake” of current photographic work by Canadian Photographer Guillaume Simoneau from April1, 2017 to May 6, 2017. Stephen includes a brief biography of Simoneau which says … Continue reading

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Rene Groebli – his early work

Toronto. The folks at the Anzenberger Gallery in Vienna sent me an email Saturaday promoting two photographers with exhibits in the gallery from early April to mid June of this year. The photo and icon at left translates to “the … Continue reading

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Florin Firimita and The Bookstore Project

Toronto. Galerie Gadcollection in Paris, France is featuring photographs by Florin Firimita from “The Bookstore Project”. The exhibition runs from March 16 to 22. Copies of the photographs are available. I chose this particular sample as it featured an Argus … Continue reading

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View-Master Poster and Details

Toronto. Back on March 12th, Scott Dutton of Alberta sent me an email looking for Philippe  Maurice who spoke to the PHSC in the fall of 1996. The topic was a paper Philippe wrote about View-Master. On the 17th Scott … Continue reading

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Laura Jones at the A&L Club

Toronto. Member Laura Jones sent me a note recently that she was hosting an exhibition in the Lounge of the Arts and Letters Club on Elm Street from March 5 – 31 of this year. I visited Laura’s Baldwin Street … Continue reading

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Cameras in Use

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me an email with a few images showing various photographs of cameras in use. Over the years, I have collected a few images. Almost all are portraits or family groups. Taking photographs of workers in action … Continue reading

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