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Robot Bomb Hit taken by Graflex Camera

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar enjoys browsing the web in search of photographic memorabilia. He recently discovered this Popular Photography for May, 1945 advertisement for a Speed-Graphic. The camera caught the effect of a V1 buzz bomb or doodlebug on a building … Continue reading

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PHSC News for June 2017

Toronto. The pdf newsletter was sent out Friday morning to everyone on the mailing list. Editor Sonja Pushchak has produced another entertaining newsletter of 13 pages. The front page article discussed “Fab Film Stars” – not quite the stars we … Continue reading

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Fred Spira and Photographic History

Toronto. The late Fred Spira of New York City made his fortune and fame creating and selling inexpensive photographic lenses and accessories as well as importing many Japanese products from the late 1940s, all sold under the Spiratone brand. He … Continue reading

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Westlicht Camera Auction June 10, 2017

Toronto. A regular contributor of notices to this author is the well known Westlicht Gallery in Vienna, Austria. Their latest auction next week is a fabulous opportunity for those of you wishing to augment your collection with some rare beauties. … Continue reading

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Family Cameras at the ROM

Toronto. The ROM sent this news release out early this month,” [The ROM exhibition is called]  The Family Camera!  We hope you are looking forward to seeing the exhibition. “It features over 200 objects, mostly photographs and stories collected through The Family … Continue reading

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Graflex Wins Again (in 1938)

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me another whack of ads the end of last month (April 2017). One ad stuck out for me since Popular Photography magazine, founded in  1937,  had recently closed its magazine doors. The ad featured … Continue reading

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PHSC News Newsletter 17-1 Issued

Toronto. Another delightful edition of our PHSC News came out yesterday morning. Drop me a line at info@phsc.ca if you would like to be on our mailing list. The featured camera this month is the famous Polaroid SX-70. I have one … Continue reading

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Really, really fast camera

Toronto. My friend and fellow PHSC member Russ Forfar enjoys scientific articles. Yesterday, Sunday morning, he sent me a link to Science Daily. In the Science Daily article the experiments of Sweden’s Lund University are described. Scientists there are using … 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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