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2nd Annual Image Show Tomorrow!

Toronto, April 27, 2014. It’s coming this month. Our second annual image show and sale will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion 101 in Long Branch, home of our show last year and our recent auctions The Image Show, one of … Continue reading

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PhotoTree.com and old images

Toronto, March 20, 2014. One of the Founders of the PHSC, John Linsky, called me this afternoon about a site called PhotoTree. This site says it is “dedicated to research, restoration, and preservation of 19th and early 20th Century Photographs”. … Continue reading

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Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris

Thanks to member John Bock, a familiar face at the Photographica Fairs, for noting an interesting article by Chuck Delaney on the salt paper and albumen prints of Paris by Marville before some city streets and neighbourhoods were torn up … Continue reading

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Image Show – Our 2nd show

Toronto, April 27, 2014. It’s coming! It’s coming. Our second image show and sale will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion 101 in Long Branch, home of our show last year and our auctions. The Image Show is one … Continue reading

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Tintypes in the Rockies

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 15, 2014. TINTYPES IN THE ROCKIES: Blake Chorley.  Blake Chorley bought an old 11×14 view camera and decided to go out to the Rockies and photograph like the 1850s wet plate photographers once did, lugging … Continue reading

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The BIG One – PHSC Fall Fair Oct 27, 2013

WOODBRIDGE October 27, 2013. We will be holding our fall fair once again at the Soccer Centre just north of the city. To get you excited, Bob Lansdale has generously permitted many of his fair photographs to be shown in … Continue reading

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Newsletter 11-2

Bob Lansdale’s latest newsletter for our 2011-2 membership year introduces Andrew Stawicki, our June speaker, reviews the fascinating talk Amanda Rataj gave last month on her experiences as an albumen print maker. This edition offers photo essays from our recent … Continue reading

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Amanda Rataj: Albumen Printing

Amanda Rataj is a photo-based artist who graduated in 2010 from OCAD University in Toronto. She became fascinated with albumen printing in a third year class on historical photographic processes taught by professor Barbara Astman. She brought examples of her … Continue reading

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Newsletter 11-1

Bob Lansdale’s first newsletter of our 2011-2 membership year introduces Amanda Rataj, our May speaker, reviews the excellent talk last month by Heather Morton, offers a guide from Ralph London to identifying some Kodak colours (from the era of colourful … Continue reading

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Amanda Rataj – Wednesday May 18th 2011

NEXT TORONTO MEETING – Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 Amanda Rataj: The Albumen Printing Process. Amanda is a Toronto-based artist and writer whose practice is concerned with the transitory and ephemeral nature of people & things. Looking to antiquated photographic technology … Continue reading

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