Monthly Archives: June 2015

Feedback on Deckle-Edge Snap-shots

Toronto. I remember seeing an old Kodak deckle-edge trimmer that was one of the late Larry Boccioletti’s favourite items. After we published Anna Krentz’s story of Snap-shots with an Edge, member Frank Calandra of Rochester wrote Bob Lansdale the following … Continue reading

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A Visitor from Rochester

Toronto. At our end of season meeting in June we had the pleasure of seeing Lisa Ann Seischab, VP Strategic Advancement, at GEH. Bob Lansdale took this impromptu picture with Lisa and three of our presidents – John Linsky, our … Continue reading

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Photos by Kirk

Toronto. Our speaker for June was Jamie Day Fleck who gave an engaging talk and video on Bronx photographer Kirk. She did the video as part of her Masters at Ryerson. The slightly under a half hour video was followed … Continue reading

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Sam Vinegar – June 12, 2015

Detroit, MI. Eleven days ago on Friday, June the 12th,  a colourful gentleman in photography passed away. His son Abraham alerted Cindy Motzenbecker of the Michigan society who promptly alerted Bob Lansdale, editor of Photographic Canadiana and Bob contacted our … Continue reading

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5th Annual Trunk Sale July 12, 2015

Toronto.  Our friendly U of T student from China, Mr Oscar Li, chairs the PHSC summer trunk sale named in memory of Lauro Boccioletti. Larry famously hosted this event in his back yard each year after the spring fair.  In … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-2

Toronto. Editor David Bridge deep in the American south created this latest colourful newsletter. We start with a notice on the June meeting and the PHSC trunk sale next month. An extensive article on the May meeting – a talk … Continue reading

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‘Everyone is a photographer nowadays’

Toronto. Jeanne Beker had an interesting interview in the June 6th Globe Style section of the Globe and Mail. She was interviewing  fashion photographer Victor Demarchelier. In a pull quote that became the title in the print edition. Demarchelier touches … Continue reading

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Cowan’s Auction June 12, 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio. Cowan’s Auctions will host the American History Auction of exceptional books and photographs tomorrow for members of the Daguerreian Society. The image at left is estimated to be worth some $15k to $25k in US Dollars! “Cowan’s Auctions … Continue reading

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Laura Jones – The Art of Protest – June 19th

Toronto. Laura sent me this announcement regarding a presentation she is offering at the Arts and Letters club, third floor on June 19, 2015. She has been a member of the PHSC over the years. At one time she operated the … Continue reading

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Summer Leigh at Casa Loma

Toronto. Our January speaker photographer Summer Leigh dropped me a short note yesterday to say her work will be exhibited at Casa Loma in Toronto all next month. A reception will be held July 2nd. Members will recall Summer gave a delightful … Continue reading

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