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Vancouver BC swap meet this April

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out in BC sent me a note on Tuesday saying “I am very happy to remind you about our spring camera show. There is big interest in the show, and tables are already selling.┬áRegards to you and … Continue reading

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First CAMERAMA show of 2018

Toronto. Friend and PHSC member Gary Perry reminds us all that his first CAMERAMA show of 2018 is on JANUARY 14th, 2018. Click the icon at left for details or email Gary at torontocamerashows@gmail.com. He is also on Facebook at … Continue reading

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Camerama Show this Sunday

Toronto. Take in Gary Perry’s latest show this Sunday. <<= clcick the icon at left for details. Edward Village Hotel information is on their web site as well. You can add to your collection or sell off items to one … Continue reading

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Eaton’s – Cameras & Photographic Supplies

Toronto. When I was a kid and a young adult Eaton’s was the store in Canada. Eaton’s and Simpson’s were on either side of Queen West at Yonge Street. The new Eaton’s College Street blocks north on Yonge never caught … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 2017-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak issues another yummy episode of her delightful newsletter, this time a scary Halloween special! The issue begins with Ralph Meatyard’s photo of subjects wearing cheap latex halloween masks, followed by a poster for our annual fall … Continue reading

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what’s new in photography for 1948-9?

Toronto. My thanks to my good friend George Dunbar for tracking down this issue of Popular Photography, now nearly 70 years old! On September 9th George writes, “Here’s a list that may interest PHSC members. “It’s huge, illustrated and shows … Continue reading

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getting to the end of the day…

Toronto. As a line from the TV series New Tricks says, this is the last of the Leitz enlarging and copying lenses offered as the film era quietly disappeared. This is the famous FOCOTAR series (FOCOTAR, FOCOTAR 1, FOCOTAR 2, … Continue reading

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give me a ring…

Toronto. I mentioned in the previous post that Leitz made a special ring so the fiddly little aperture adjustment on the 5cm Elmar could be seen and moved by a ring that went around the accessory. This avoided the risk … Continue reading

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PHSC Estate Auction Nov 19, 2017

Toronto. Our annual fall auction will be an estate auction. While all people are welcome, we cannot accept any more lots. We do have many interesting and exciting pieces for the collector and film using affection-ado. Included are Leicas, Hasselblads, … Continue reading

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PHSC Fall Fair October 15, 2017

Toronto. Our PHSC Fall Fair “The Big One” will be held next month on October 15th at Trident Hall in the west end of Toronto. Lots of parking. Admission $7 – **Students free** << Click on the bookmark icon at … Continue reading

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