Monthly Archives: April 2017

Kodak Professional DCS History

Toronto. Nowadays we recognize the early digital cameras as collectibles.  The DSLR has become a staple of the professional. With smart phones everyone has a camera – still and video – constantly at hand. A few days ago my friend John … Continue reading

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Photography Show – Arts & Letters Club Sunday

Toronto. Les Jones sent me an email on Thursday offering an invitation to view the Photography Show at the Arts & Letters Club this Sunday, April 30th from 1 – 4 pm. The show will run from April 30th through … Continue reading

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The AGO’s very first photgraph

Toronto. We seldom think of the AGO as a source of photographic information and yet this fine arts institution has over 60,000 photographs in its eclectic collection. In the AGO’s AGOinside newsletter there is an announcement of a new AGO Gallery  … Continue reading

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EDWIN HAYNES : REDISCOVERED TORONTO PHOTOGRAPHER

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, May 17, 2017 Lizz Hodgson – Edwin Haynes: Rediscovered Toronto Photographer Lizz Hodgson is the great-great-grandniece of Edwin Haynes. She will present on the rediscovery of the Edwardian images of Edwin Haynes. On May 29th last year, staff … Continue reading

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Talk about Agnes Chamberlin at Lambton House May 11, 2017

Toronto. Agnes Chamberlin was born in Coburg. She was the first Canadian-born child of famous author Susanna Moodie. Agnes was twice married and gave birth to nine children. Her legacy is wildflower books like Canadian Wild Flowers and Studies of Plant Life. These … Continue reading

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What to do with your old 35mm slides

Toronto. With the growth of digital, we all must  have boxes and boxes of old slides and a slide projector or two kicking around the house. In this Kodachome slide, I snapped my youngest daughter  at a quilt show her … Continue reading

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Canadian Historical Photographs

Toronto. George Dunbar dropped me an email the first of the week. George says, “A wonderful collection of historical photographs can be viewed at the Mahone Bay Museum (Nova Scotia) and web site“ And it is indeed a wonderful site. … Continue reading

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Sit, Pose, Snap. – Brisbane Portrait Photography 1850 – 1950

Toronto. PHSC member Marcel Safier of Australia has a  part of his collection on exhibit at the Museum of Brisbane. The exhibit, called “Sit, Pose, Snap” covers the Brisbane portraits business over the century of 1850 – 1950. The exhibit runs from March 24th … Continue reading

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Frank Horvat at Gadcollection – Paris Fr

Toronto. Galerie Gadcollection is exhibiting and selling photographs by Frank Horvat March 30 – April 30,  2017 Horvat was born in 1928 on April 28th, in Abbazia, Italy (now Opatija, Croatia). Parents, Karl and Adele Edelstein, were both medical doctors. During … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Fair May 28, 2017

Toronto. Have you heard the news? It’s fair time again and we are hosting “The Big One” at Trident hall on Sunday,  May 28th, 2017 in the west end of Toronto. Click here or on the little poster icon at … Continue reading

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