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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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whatcha doin’ Sunday the 20th?

Toronto, Well then, go and see CAMERAMA! Gary’s first show of the year will feature lots of collectible and usable cameras and lenses, etc. Shake off the winter blahs and see what you can do to augment your collection or … Continue reading

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Camerama Jan 20, 2019

Toronto. My friend Gary Perry dropped me a note the other day to say his latest Camerama show is set for January 20th, 2019 at the usual location. Click on the thumbnail at left to see the show poster and … Continue reading

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a colourful book

Toronto. It was the 1970s and photography was growing in popularity with magazines, books, chemicals, printing paper, retailers, camera collecting societies, galleries, and studios popping up everywhere. In March of 1972, I stopped by the local Classics bookshop in Montreal … Continue reading

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Camerama Show this Sunday Nov 11th

Toronto. Is there a Rollei you lust after for your collection or use? You may find one Sunday November 11th at PHSC member Gary Perry’s latest Camerama show in our fair city. Its a small intimate and cozy show. Easy … Continue reading

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try the old film look using Instax and Lomo’Instant

Toronto. The gang at Lomography are busy serving the niche photographer who likes the Fuji Instax instant colour photos using traditional film technology (their other cameras use negative film). Birgit Buchart, in the big apple, sent me an email recently … Continue reading

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PHSC Fall Estate Auction this Sunday Dec 2, 2018

Toronto. Our next auction will be held this coming December 2, 2018. As it will be an estate auction, no lots will be accepted at the door this time (Sorry).¬†Just click the bookmark at left to get details on time, … Continue reading

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a fair day in the fall

Toronto. Bob Lansdale and I scooted down 27 and along Evans to the Trident Hall. On this bright but chilly day, the parking lots and fair were packed by the time we arrived a bit after 10 in the morning. … 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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beginning to see the light …

Toronto. A couple of millennials ago, the Greek philosopher Diogenes was said to be searching for an honest man. An all too appropriate pursuit today. American editorial cartoonist Robert Ariail‘s ¬†drawing shown at left is dated February 13th, 2018. The … Continue reading

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