Tag Archives: lenses

PHSC General Auction March 18th, 2018

Toronto. Our annual spring auction will be a general auction. All people are welcome – and all their acceptable lots (we reserve the right to accept any lots). Please note we have limited space available for the lots. <<Click the … Continue reading

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some thoughts on lenses

Toronto. Thanks to friend and member Russ Forfar for this idea about future lenses. Before photography, we had microscopes that needed quality lenses (objectives). Initially, the design was “cut and try”. Designers tried to combine glass elements made with different … Continue reading

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The Big One – May 27, 2018

Toronto. The fair you have been waiting for! This year’s spring PHSC Photographica-Fair is set for May 27, 2018! Free parking , tasty pirogies, lots of dealers, A great time to add to your collectible or usable gear. Bring in … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Auction March 18, 2018

Toronto. Spring is coming and with it the PHSC Spring auction. This is our general consignment auction. ¬†All are welcome. <=== Click the poster icon at left for details and map. Bring your old but good photo items and stay … Continue reading

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Vancouver BC swap meet this April

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out in BC sent me a note on Tuesday saying “I am very happy to remind you about our spring camera show. There is big interest in the show, and tables are already selling.¬†Regards to you and … Continue reading

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First CAMERAMA show of 2018

Toronto. Friend and PHSC member Gary Perry reminds us all that his first CAMERAMA show of 2018 is on JANUARY 14th, 2018. Click the icon at left for details or email Gary at torontocamerashows@gmail.com. He is also on Facebook at … Continue reading

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and then there was the smartphone…

Toronto. When I first bought a Sony F-828 camera at the end of its production and marketing, I bought my wife a thin, pocket sized Sony point and shoot T7 with a 3:1 Zeiss zoom lens and a 3.3 megapixel … Continue reading

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enjoy Photo News 26-4

Toronto. A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of bumping into Norm Rosen at our fall fair. Norm is the editor of the magazine PHOTO NEWS. Then just last week, I enjoyed Norm’s latest opus at breakfast – the … Continue reading

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Apres le deluge

Toronto. We held a most successful estate auction yesterday (Sunday). I helped Clint by partially photographing and adding lot numbers to one estate and posting a slideshow of many lots and a sub list of others. Kudos to Clint for … Continue reading

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and who made your camera?

Toronto. You do know don’t you? No? I thought so! Photography has a long history of camera makers, lens makers, film manufacturers, paper makers, etc. In the 1930s to 1950s photographers argued heatedly about Zeiss and Leitz and who made … Continue reading

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