Tag Archives: Daguerre

A Puzzle Solved

Toronto. Back on March 10th, I posted George Dunbar’s Photo History based crossword puzzle. For those readers who were unable to solve things, George has offered this solution. As noted before, the puzzle background is the famous Paris street scene … Continue reading

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New (Old) Lomography Art Lens

Toronto. Katherine Phipps from Lomography sent me an email last month. The company plans to offer a two element in one group f/2.9, 64mm brass lens with waterhouse stops. The lens is named a Daguerrian achromat and signed as a Chevalier … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Louie!

France, November 18, 1787. Bob Lansdale sent over a note from the Daguerreian Society. The famous creator of the Daguerreotype was born this day 225 years ago! You can see a bit more information on Beverly Wilgus’ post here for … Continue reading

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Newsletter 13-6

Toronto November 15, 2013. Editor David Bridge has been at it again to bring you another colourful issue of the newsletter. This image packed edition brings news of November’s speaker, Shannon Perry, and a review of last month’s movie by … Continue reading

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Paris… in the fall

Toronto, October 25, 2013. Editor Bob Lansdale is back from the Daguerreian convention in France, home of the beginnings of photography. Bob shot many images of the Gallic city and his fellow members of the Daguerreian Society. You can see … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Annual 2012

TORONTO, May 22, 2013. Robert Lansdale, editor of our Photographic Canadiana and official photographer for the Daguerreian Society advised me that the Society’s 2012 annual is now available. This annual is a well known publication with many purpose-written and illustrated  articles on … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Symposium Photo Essay

Baltimore MD. November 2012. The Daguerreian Society held its annual symposium in Baltimore this year. A number of Canadian enthusiasts where in attendance including Mike Robinson of AMC and our own Bob Wilson and Bob Lansdale. As in past years … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 37-3

This afternoon, a warm and sunny mild November in the city, we packaged the journal 37-3 ready to hit the post office this Monday. Editor Lansdale has two new writers in this issue, Sharron Perry of the Library and Archives … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Call for Speakers

The Daguerreian Society has announced a “call for speakers” for its 2011 symposium this fall. Email them at info@daguerre.org for details.

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Old Book & Paper Show 2011

Steven Evans sends us a reminder that he will have his vintage images at the Old Book & Paper show this Sunday, March 27th. You can drop in on the Wootten show at the Thornhill Community centre (see my March … Continue reading

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