Monthly Archives: January 2017

Photographic Canadiana 42-4

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale sent this issue to the printer. The proof was reviewed and 42-4 is off to the press! Copies will be in the mail by late next week. I selected the cover shot as an example of … Continue reading

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Icons & Images at Swann Auction Galleries

Toronto. Lew Hine is one of my favourite photographers. This is Lot 22 of Sale 2436 at the Swann Auction Galleries on East 25th in New York City. The auction is on Feb 14, 2017 but you can preview the … Continue reading

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Snap Shots 22-6 now available

Toronto. Thanks to Bob Lansdale for noting that the latest pdf version of Snap Shots is now available. Snap Shots is the official journal of the PHSNE and announces the topic and location of the next meeting as well as … Continue reading

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Classic Photographs Los Angeles

Toronto. Fed up with the rain and snow here in the Big Smoke? Join Stephen Bulger at the Classic Photographs show in L.A. this weekend on January 21, 22nd. Numerous dealers and classic photos available at the show. Dealers such as … Continue reading

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The Buzzing Lights Project

Toronto. Photographer Tanja Tiziana of our city has just completed her opus to the North American Neon Signs common over a half century ago. The book, “Buzzing Lights – The Fading Neon Landscape of North America” uses photographs to record … Continue reading

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Book: Ritual by V. Pietropaolo out Feb 1, 2017

Toronto.  I received a nice email from Toronto photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo last Friday announcing his latest book of photographs. Ritual – four decades of the Easter parade in Toronto’s little Italy,  will be printed and available the first of next … Continue reading

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Tony Armstrong-Jones, 1930 – 2017

Toronto. Do you remember him as Lord Snowdon? Famous photographer Armstrong-Jones married Royalty (princess Margaret) in May, 1960. The Toronto Star for last Friday announced his death at 86. While we have heard little about the illustrious photographer in recent years, … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-8

Toronto. Our first newsletter of 2017 was sent to our MailChimp list last evening. We begin this edition with a story about Hamilton and ice fishing illustrated with 104 year old John Boyd’s c1919 photograph. Our January meeting is covered … Continue reading

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Pictorialism and Leitz

Toronto. A century or more ago a trend in photography called Pictorialism took place and photography merged with art resulting in soft, slightly fuzzy and some times grainy images in monochrome tones usually other than black. Leitz belatedly responded with their … Continue reading

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Viktor Kolar – Canada 1968 – 1973

Toronto. Stephen Bulger of Stephen Bulger Gallery dropped me a note announcing this exhibition by Czech photographer Viktor Kolar in his Gallery One at 1026 Queen St West (doors west of Ossington Av). The exhibit runs from January 21, 2017 … Continue reading

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