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1,000 words

Toronto. It is said that a picture is worth a 1,000 words. How about a hundred pictures? A thousand? Ten thousand? I don’t know either. What I do know is that you will find thousands of pictures at our image … Continue reading

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a fair deal

Toronto. From the very start of our society, we held fairs. Initially to allow members more access to rarities, and later to also augment our treasury since the fairs provided steady revenue allowing us to bring in speakers while keeping … Continue reading

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not all Oreo’s are cookies

Toronto. Over a century ago, you could get a cookie size round case for your images. These tiny marvels  were offered in the mid 1800s to house tintypes etc. The tiny union cases came in various colours. This one from … Continue reading

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directory of Massachusetts photographers 1839 – 1900

Toronto. Ron Polito via Bob Lansdale suggested this link to his “Directory of Massachusetts Photographers 1839 – 1900” as an addition to our Research menu item which is currently in design mode. Meantime, take a look at the work of Ron … Continue reading

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Stephen Wilkes – A Journey

Toronto. Fancy a trip to Paris, France this Christmas? Then visit our friends at GADCOLLECTION Galerie and view/buy the gorgeous photos exhibited there. Stephen Wilkes has his series called “A Journey” on exhibit from today, December 6th through next January … Continue reading

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imagine … images in November!

Toronto. Our VP Ashley Cook will host another Image Show at the Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm Street, downtown Toronto. Just click on the poster at left to see all the details. This is a great opportunity to augment your … Continue reading

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a&l seminar on using photoshop

Toronto. My thanks to long time PHSC member Laura Jones, of Baldwin Street Gallery fame for this announcement. Jack Gilbert’s father had a famous portrait studio here in the city, now operated by his older brother, Al Gilbert. Jack is well … Continue reading

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instagram – yes or no?

Toronto. To Instagram or not, that is the question to paraphrase the Bard’s words in Hamlet. In Wednesday’s Globe columnist Dave McGinn raises a timely question: Is Instagram ruining travel photography? McGinn discusses the pros and cons of social media … Continue reading

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Taking of Niagara – review

Toronto. On May 16, 2018 we held our second meeting in the newly remodelled Burgundy room A at the North York Memorial Hall. We were pleased to have Dr Anthony Bannon retired from the GEM as our guest speaker. Tony spoke … Continue reading

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Cowan’s American History: Premier Auction June 22nd

Toronto. I had an email from the Daguerreian Society a few days ago on the 14th announcing the latest Cowan’s American History Premier Auction  this Friday, June 22nd in Cincinnati, Ohio. Featured are numerous dags, ambros, tintypes, and albumen photographs … Continue reading

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