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our February 2019 PHSC News

Toronto. Another great newsletter has been wrapped up in a ribbon this week. Editor Pushchak has filled this issue with many delights. She begins with Broken Rules – the so called Motion Picture Production Code or MPPC that defined our … Continue reading

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even stocking stuffers!

Toronto. George Dunbar is having a great time researching magazines sold well over a half century ago. Looking at them, it is easy to see ads and articles for things familiar to me and George (and some others too) back … Continue reading

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Pepita Ferrari 1952 – 2018

Toronto. At the end of last year, we lost another great Canadian photographer, Pepita Ferrari. The NFB fondly remembers this great documentary film maker, producer, and author. Her obituary article appeared in the Globe on January 30, 2019. Ms Ferrari … Continue reading

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feel like going to Vancouver?

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out on the west coast  sent me an email announcing the next Vancouver camera show this April 28th. Tonchi writes, “Dear sisters and brothers in the camera collecting community, I am happy to announce that April 28th marks … 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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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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