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Annual Show and Tell meeting Dec 19, 2018

Toronto.  As we roar on to Christmas and the holidays, its our annual Show and Tell session. The date is December 19th this year. Click on the poster at left for details. (Thanks to Sonja for this delightful bit of … Continue reading

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end of an era

Toronto. Kominek Camera and Optical Instrument Sales and Service was just south of Wellesley on Yonge. It was opened in the 1950s and in 1960 I spent Saturdays driving to Toronto in search of books, camera gear and war surplus … Continue reading

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roadwork cancels Montreal Show (was Nov 4th)

Toronto. Less than an hour ago I received an email from my friend Sol Hadef in Montreal. He received word on short notice that roadwork on highway 40 starts the weekend of his show. As a result he felt obliged … 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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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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our fall fair is next week, Sunday October 14th.

Toronto. Enjoy the turkey and other thanksgiving treats to day, but be sure to attend the fall photographica-fair next Sunday, October 14th. We are at the same location – Evans and Islington at the Trident Hall in the West End. … Continue reading

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fall CAMERAMA show tomorrow!

Toronto. Member Gary Perry sent me an email last Monday reminding me that his fall show was this Sunday. Gary writes, “Please be advised of our next camera show is coming up on Sunday September 23rd, 2018. It will be held … Continue reading

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are you going to Scarborough fair?

Toronto. Simon and Garfunkel had an LP with this song on it. I used to listen to the LP in the mid 1960s when I was in the Western Area Engineering department. The LP became a large part of the … Continue reading

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sayonara dslr?

Toronto. Single lens reflex cameras were around for over a century. The smaller 35mm versions emerged in the 1930s offering larger, brighter views than the squinty viewfinders for box, folder, and rangefinder cameras. When digital came along, the massive DSLR … Continue reading

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