Monthly Archives: September 2019

20th WestLicht Photo Auction October 12

Toronto. The Westlicht Photo Auction next  gives you the opportunity to add some truly iconic photos to your collection. Mind you, it helps to have deep pockets! Click on the link above and take a careful look at the remarkable … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019 Camerama Show

Toronto. In Toronto this weekend? Want to see/buy/sell cameras gear? Then come out this Sunday and visit Camerama! Click on the icon at left for details. Need a table Sunday or more information? Email Gary.

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making a difference

Toronto. In the mid 1930s, the minicam revolution sparked the rush to miniaturization in photography. Post war, amateur photography’s fresh ideas were indoor photos and colour photos. Indoor photos made flash guns and flash bulbs big sellers. Companies like Sylvania marketed … Continue reading

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hammer it home Nov 17th

Toronto.  Fall again and the PHSC Estate auction is coming! We are holding it on Sunday, November 17, 2019 down in the Long Branch area of west end Toronto at the usual venue – free parking and free admission. See … Continue reading

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PHSC News for September 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak and her team serve up a tasty newsletter issue to kick off our fall session after the summer break. The issue begins with some photos by the late Jane Hope Bown of Britain. Next page introduces … Continue reading

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Robert Frank dead at 94

Toronto. The Globe on Wednesday this week ran an obit from the NY Times News Service. It announced that the Swiss born NYC photographer had died at 94 at his cottage on Cape Briton, Nova Scotia. Frank is best remembered … Continue reading

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doctor, doctor gimme the news

Toronto.I got a bad case of lovin’ you … or so the late Robert Palmer sang back in 1979 on his album titled “Secrets“. Dr Rudolf Krugener founded a camera company in Frankfurt a Main, Germany in 1885 to make … Continue reading

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double feature – September 18, 2019 – 7:45pm

Toronto.  Our fall meeting program begins with this double feature: Ottawa photographer and author John McQuarrie on his favourite computer imaging tools for book publishing (he will have books here to sell). And Horst Herget on portraiture and wet-plate photography. … Continue reading

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modernish proscenium arch…

Toronto. In the 1958 issue of LIFE magazine, dated March 10, 1958, on page 107 and later, W Eugene Smith’s work is featured in an article called “A Camera Masterpiece”. A short essay titled “Drama beneath a City Window” accompanies … Continue reading

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closing time

Toronto. As Leonard Cohen sang, its closing time for 45-2. Editor Lansdale was ably assisted by his sister and our member and speaker (past and future) Celio Barreto to package the latest issue. After numerous delays and problems, Bob and … Continue reading

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