Tag Archives: daguerreotype

Modern Day Antique(s)

Toronto. In this age of digital photography we tend to think of antique technology as using film processes, especially in black and white that dates back to the 1880s and Kodak. When we first began, antique technology was really old … Continue reading

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Lomography’s Neptune Convertible Art Lens System

Toronto. I received an email a couple of days ago from Katherine Phipps of Lomography. The email announced the Kick Starter program to create a convertible lens system called the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System. You may wonder about convertible … Continue reading

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Photography Crossword

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar once again. George put some effort into creating a crossword that features hints known to photographic historians. I remember Stan White doing a puzzle (or a poem?) years ago. This is George’s second release … Continue reading

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Review of 2016 December Show and Tell

Toronto. I presented at the meeting last month and also wrote this brief review. Thanks to those who kindly reviewed my draft and corrected any errors. A special thanks to Bob Lansdale for doing most of the photographs and Lorne … Continue reading

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Matt Isenburg – November 14, 2016

Toronto. Bob Lansdale got word of the passing of Matt Isenburg on December 15th. It was confirmed by Elizabeth Isenburg that Matt passed away last month,  November 14th. I first heard of Matt when the PHSC sold me a copy … Continue reading

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Daguerreotypes and YouTube

Toronto. My friend and PHSC member, photographer Harold Staats, dropped me a note a few days back on the 29th of last month. He suggested this video on YouTube. In this video, one of many about early photographic processes on … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show Fall 2016

Toronto. In spite of its small size, the latest image show held by the PHSC was a success. While the admissions numbered about 100, they were more than enough for the small room allocated to us by the A&L club. … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show this Fall

Toronto. PHSC VP Ashley Cook is coordinating our Image Show this fall (November 27th) at the Arts & Letters club, 14 Elm street in Downtown Toronto. Ashley writes: “The PHSC Image Show is BACK on Sunday, November the 27th! Join … Continue reading

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Ginns Antique Photographica Auction Sept 17, 2016

Toronto. Editor Lansdale kindly emailed me this notice from Bryan Ginns. He and his wife Page are hosting their Antique Photographica Auction this coming September 17th. Both cameras and images are being offered. The catalogue is now online. Have a … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Benefit Auction Oct 22nd

Toronto. Our friends down south at the Daguerreian Society are holding a Benefit Auction this fall. The date is Saturday, October 22, 2016. The “last call” poster shows the attractive camera I used as a thumbnail. The poster also identifies what … Continue reading

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