Tag Archives: cameras

whatcha doin’ Sunday the 20th?

Toronto, Well then, go and see CAMERAMA! Gary’s first show of the year will feature lots of collectible and usable cameras and lenses, etc. Shake off the winter blahs and see what you can do to augment your collection or … Continue reading

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new site, new season

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent out an email greeting and notice of a new website address and upcoming events. The Society said in part, “Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, National Pearl Harbor Day, the Islamic New Year, Wright Brothers Day, Las … Continue reading

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Camerama Jan 20, 2019

Toronto. My friend Gary Perry dropped me a note the other day to say his latest Camerama show is set for January 20th, 2019 at the usual location. Click on the thumbnail at left to see the show poster and … Continue reading

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PHSC News for December

Toronto. You received Sonja’s latest beautiful opus yesterday if you are on our MailChimp list. If you aren’t yet on the list, just click here and send us an  email to add you! The lead article Polarizing Photography features the … Continue reading

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Annual Show and Tell meeting Dec 19, 2018

Toronto.  As we roar on to Christmas and the holidays, its our annual Show and Tell session. The date is December 19th this year. Click on the poster at left for details. (Thanks to Sonja for this delightful bit of … Continue reading

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Graflex Journal 2018-3 18a is here

Toronto. Thanks to our editor Bob Lansdale for sending on Ken Metcalf’s latest newsletter on the wonderful Graphic and Graflex cameras – issue 2018-3 18a – Ken’s last opus for this year. The Graflex Journal usually has one or two … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 44-3 printed.

Toronto. Issue 44-3 has been printed and will hit the mail in a few days. The content quality and reliable delivery is in no small way a reflection of the dedication and “fussiness” of Editor Bob Lansdale. His enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Antique Radio and Camera Show/Sale Saturday

Toronto. The Thornhill Heritage Foundation and the Ontario Vintage Radio Association are hosting a show and sale of vintage radios and over 100 cameras this coming Saturday, November 10th in Thornhill. It will be held at 7780 Yonge Street in … Continue reading

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when home movies were analogue

Toronto. Before fancy digital cameras and smartphones became common place, photography needed film. To address the blossoming interest in home movies (and to sell the special movie film) camera companies offered special movie cameras that accepted the tiny reels of 16mm … Continue reading

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all that glitters

Toronto. Kodak was fond of using medals for various reasons, so we saw nothing unusual when a LIFE ad the spring of 1953  (pp68-69) used such a medallion to announce the 65th anniversary show of Kodak snapshot cameras (the first … Continue reading

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