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PhotoEd Fall 2018 published

Toronto. Editor/Publisher Rita Godlevskis has published another stunning edition of PhotoEd magazine. This issue is themed Canadians Abroad: International Adventures in Photography. Included is an article on Meaghan Ogilvie’s Underwater Worlds. Meaghan, as you may already know, spoke to us … Continue reading

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need more cameras in your collection?

Toronto. ┬áLike they say, “you can never have too many …”. If you ignore the “orange tornado” in DC, the folks in Ohio have two adjacent shows for your consideration. The OCCS (Ohio Camera Collectors Society) show, and Igor’s “Cleveland … Continue reading

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brush and comb

Toronto. Christmas, 1980 was rapidly approaching with its usual challenges as to suitable gifts. I said to my wife that I had a great suggestion: a 20 inch lens for my Leica. Sure enough that Christmas I was the proud … Continue reading

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and now for something completely different

Toronto. No, not the Flying Circus routines of Monty Python fame. A couple of decades ago I dealt with a small private publisher in Pennsylvania called Schiffer Publishing Ltd. I was interested in the quilting books they published. The books … Continue reading

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Ryerson’s Library and Archives collection

Toronto. When you decide to do research on our rich photographic history, remember the resources we have in our university archives. A great example is the fabulous collection housed and inventoried by Ryerson. Member George Dunbar sent an email recently … Continue reading

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Camerama coming this fall

Toronto. Did you hear the news? Gary Perry’s next show will be held on September 23rd 2018 at the Edward Hotel in North York (That’s Toronto for all you out of town folk). Click on the icon at left to … Continue reading

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the first 35mm camera was?

Toronto. The late Thurman “Jack” Naylor of Massachusetts was a famous and well known collector of cameras and photographica in the States. In May of 1991 we had the pleasure of hosting Jack in Toronto where he gave a speech … Continue reading

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early photography

Toronto. PHSC co-founder John Linsky sent me an email the other day suggesting this excellent site for early photographic cameras and equipment. Early Photography as the site is named, is based in the UK and as such is weighted towards … Continue reading

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PHSC trunk sale July 15, 2018

Toronto. Coming NEXT month, our 8th annual Larry Boccioletti trunk sale will take place once again in the parking lot of the Trident Hall. Free attendance, Modest charge for an exhibitor spot. Open 8 am to 1 pm. Come out … Continue reading

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the golden age of photography

Toronto. What do you think was the golden age of photography? To me it was the 1960s – 1980s. Lots of camera stores, magazines. books, etc. Cameras and lenses were well built and ever higher quality. Prices were reasonable. Colour … Continue reading

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