Tag Archives: fair

Notre-Dame de Paris

Toronto. We were all shocked to hear and see the terrible fire that severely damaged this world renown church over the past week. PHSC member Harold Staats sent me an 1880s photograph of the famous cathedral (seen above left). Harold … Continue reading

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April Show in the Big Apple

Toronto. Just a brief reminder to join the Daguerreian Society at its New York Photography Fair today, April 6th, 2019. Lots of stuff to see and buy – like this 1950 gelatin-silver print of Albert Einstein. You can enjoy April … Continue reading

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Spring show in Big Apple

Toronto. Some of our members also belong to our exchange organization, the Daguerreian Society,  long the pre-eminent society for all thing Daguerreian. On April 7-8 in New York City, the NY Photography Fair will be held, hosted by the Daguerreian … Continue reading

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Potsdam ASA 100 B&W Film

Toronto. The folks at Lomography like the film niche so well that they are introducing another BW film in the traditional 35mm cassette. To today’s photographer – amateur or professional an ASA (ISO) rating of 100 seems pathetically slow, yet … Continue reading

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PHSC News issue 18-07 for January 2019

Toronto. Editor Pushchak has released another incredible pdf newsletter. What a bargain! 10 pages. Full colour. With her snappy style, lots of photos, and a single page per article, Sonja is aiming at a younger crowd with less interest or … Continue reading

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John T Bock September 2018

Toronto. I received a sad note today from Hans Bock to tell us his father had passed away last month. John first joined the PHSC in 1987 and has been a perennial table holder at our fairs. I will miss … Continue reading

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PHSC News for October 2018

Toronto. Halloween will arrive this month and editor Sonja Pushchak offers up a traditional gory treat for all you photo enthusiasts to savour the day before our popular fall photographica-fair. This edition (18-04) serves up numerous thought provoking ideas in … Continue reading

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embrace the negative

Toronto. Yesterday in “tools of the trade” I commented on darkroom needs for film. To my delight, Saturday morning’s Globe featured an article on discovering the virtues of film and chemistry once again. The article by Kate Taylor “introduces her son … Continue reading

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NYC Photography Fair April 2018

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent me  a notice that they will host the New York City Photography Fair on April 4 to 8,  2018. The Society offers full details here. If you plan to visit New York City this spring, … Continue reading

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Nikola (Nick) Njegovan 1944 – 2017

Toronto. Nick passed away a few months back on July 3, 2017 at McNally House in Grimsby, Ontario. Nick  was a well respected teacher of Photography. He joined our society in 2004 and was a frequent exhibitor at our fairs. … Continue reading

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