Monthly Archives: May 2015

Toronto Star Photographs on Exhibit

Toronto. Our thanks to Bob Lansdale and Boris Spremo. for this post. Boris wrote editor Lansdale about the million negatives and prints – including many photographs by Boris – donated to the Toronto Reference Library. The Library is featuring a … Continue reading

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Photographers of Ontario

Toronto. John Krug of Ottawa needs your help. John runs the web site Photographers of Ontario. At left is a cabinet card by John Best of Oshawa – but it has no definitive date posted, front or back. John writes, … Continue reading

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Swann Auction Galleries – photographs tomorrow

New York. We get notices from Daile Kaplan at the Swann Galleries in New York about auctions of interest to members. On May 21st, 2015 at i:30 they are holding an auction called Images and Objects: Fine and Vernacular Photographs. … Continue reading

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Marilyn Bell and the English Channel, Summer 1955

Toronto. Anyone living in the 1950s remembers the excitement created by a teen-aged Marilyn Bell when she became the first person to swim across Lake Ontario the late summer of 1954. At left is a Bob Lansdale photograph of young … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-1

Toronto. Another excellent issue of our newsletter by editor David Bridge. Remember our May meeting is a week late – 4th Wednesday at Campbell House, not the Memorial Room. Toronto notes reviews the inspiring story of Henryk Ross and his … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 41-1

Toronto. Our latest issue of Photographic Canadiana should be in your hands by now. If not, join us today. Just click the PayPal button at right and away you go! If you have read any of the journals since about … Continue reading

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In My View – the photographs of George Dunbar

Toronto. Retired industrial photographer George Dunbar is a long time member of the PHSC and a frequent contributor to this website. He applied his art at IBM here in Toronto. ¬†Back in October 2000,¬†George spoke to the PHSC on photography … Continue reading

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