Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Light Collector

Toronto. My thanks to Russ Forfar for the following story featured on Petapixel. Have you ever wondered who owns the most cameras? According to the Guinness Book of Records, the answer is Dilish Parekh of India. At the time a … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Ryerson

Toronto. Our first fall meeting – September 21, 2016 – will be held at Ryerson, and NOT the usual North York Gold Room location. The topic “A History of the Future” will be presented at the Ryerson Digital Media Experience Lab, … Continue reading

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Ginns Antique Photographica Auction Sept 17, 2016

Toronto. Editor Lansdale kindly emailed me this notice from Bryan Ginns. He and his wife Page are hosting their Antique Photographica Auction this coming September 17th. Both cameras and images are being offered. The catalogue is now online. Have a … Continue reading

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Graflex Journal 2 16

Toronto. Bob Lansdale, editor of our journal, Photographic Canadiana, just sent me this delightful issue of Ken Metcalf’s excellent publication, Graflex Journal covering the Graflex cameras. The first two stories “Shooting the Big Bertha” by Geoffrey Berliner and “Mine is Bigger … Continue reading

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Urban Toronto

Toronto. Member George Dunbar, a retired industrial photographer offers many images to the Urban Toronto site. There is a lot of history on this site. Have a look and see the many images on urbantoronto.ca. The thumbnail for this post is … Continue reading

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Star Light, Star Bright…

Toronto. Membership Secretary Wayne Gilbert sent me this document by Scott Jarvis, a Southern Ontario sports/journalism photographer. Scott offers “Six Tips for Stellar Photography“. The link takes you to the article on Henry’s Blog, or you can click on the … Continue reading

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Dave Heath 1931-2016

Toronto. John Linsky dropped me a note back in July noting the passing of David Heath. James Adams wrote a column in the Globe called “Dave Heath: A haunted genius behind the camera“. His column includes some of the photos … Continue reading

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London, Ontario Fall Show Oct 2nd

Toronto. Ron Tucker of London dropped us a note to say his Fall show “London Vintage Film Camera Show” will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016. Maureen and Ron have been hosting this popular show for a few years now. The … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Benefit Auction Oct 22nd

Toronto. Our friends down south at the Daguerreian Society are holding a Benefit Auction this fall. The date is Saturday, October 22, 2016. The “last call” poster shows the attractive camera I used as a thumbnail. The poster also identifies what … Continue reading

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Getty Copyright Lawsuit

California. Getty Images offers stock photos for a small fee.  But many of their photos are used unlawfully. There are so many images on the internet these days that Getty resorted to some code called a robot (bot for short). This … Continue reading

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