Monthly Archives: October 2019

marking time

Toronto. Mid last century, the big deal in timers was the massive GraLab series. Now a days these beautiful instruments of a by-gone era are often collectibles – or pop up in a kitchen or living room as a practical … Continue reading

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scary movies

Toronto. Terry Lagler dropped by Wednesday at our regular Toronto meeting to show two reels of Castle Movie compilations. The theme was horror movies in general and halloween in particular. The show began with an old cartoon about skeletons followed … Continue reading

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need a Flektogon 25mm plus an Exakta?

Toronto. The Exakta brand is well known in collector and user circles. Exaktas were the earliest 35mm (kine) SLRs and were available new into the 1960s. The Flektogon f/4 25mm lens made by Zeiss Jena was only made for about … Continue reading

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THA this Saturday with Wendy Smith

Toronto. This Saturday, October 19th, 2019 the Toronto Historical Association (THA) will host a talk on old Toronto by Historian Wendy Smith at Campbell House on the north west corner of Queen and University. Please RSVP at info@torontohistory.net to be … Continue reading

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latest ESHPh newsletter sent to all members

Toronto. The latest issue of the European Society’s newsletter (Autumn 2019) was mailed to all members recently. We and they have been exchange members for many years. I always check for Canadian items and I see our auction has made … Continue reading

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scary movies with Terry Lagler

Toronto.  Wow! It’s halloween again  and we asked Terry back to show some scary movies  in recognition of the season! Check out Sonja Pushcack’s October’s newsletter, or click on the icon at left for details. We and Terry will supply … Continue reading

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October 2019 PHSC News out

Toronto. Get your news here! Read all about it! Latest issue of the PHSC News newsletter was released Friday morning. Not on the list? Send me a note and read the latest issue here. Sonja has published another themed goody … Continue reading

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Photo News 28-3 (Autumn 2019) issued

Toronto. Last Wednesday, I was delighted to find the latest issue of Photo News in my Globe and Mail. The cover shot is by Viktoria Haack showing a girl sitting on a rock looking across a lake at glaciers and … Continue reading

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Rochester Library Website

Toronto. My good friend Werner Drechsel pointed out the interesting “Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County” website. On it is a Kodak 1906 catalogue in pdf format which  makes a great read and research tool.  Have a peek at it. … Continue reading

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Zeiss and Photography book goes on sale

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Toronto. Larry Gubas has asked Petra Kellers at Camerabooks to discount his opus on the iconic Zeiss organization and its involvement in photography. This massive 7 pound book has letter size pages in full colour plus an added DVD containing … Continue reading

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