Tag Archives: lenses

Book on 19th Century German Lenses

Toronto. Journal editor Bob Lansdale loaned me the second book in Corrado D’Agostini’s series on 19th Century Photographic Lenses. Both are sold in the US by Camerabooks.com. This book is posted as costing $109 USD plus shipping. The first book in 19th … Continue reading

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Another Super Trunk Sale Coming July 9th

Toronto. The back scene boys have pulled together another super trunk sale for this July. We are hosting the 7th Annual Larry Boccioletti Memorial outdoor photographic trunk sale at the Trident Hall. Usual time 8am – 1pm. Come out and … Continue reading

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Fun Time at our Spring Fair

Toronto. Sunday was a great day! We had a terrific time at the spring fair on a warm and sunny day in Toronto. The attendance was steady and strong, the dealers enjoyed a brisk business, and we had a great … Continue reading

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Montreal Pop Up Camera Show this June

Toronto. Sol Hadef is a member of the PHSC and a frequent table holder at our fairs. Sol runs the Rangefinder in Montreal where he hosts camera shows and uses Ebay. This June Sol will be trying a new concept … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Fair May 28, 2017

Toronto. Have you heard the news? It’s fair time again and we are hosting “The Big One” at Trident hall on Sunday,  May 28th, 2017 in the west end of Toronto. Click here or on the little poster icon at … Continue reading

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A Day at the Auction

Toronto. We had a great auction Sunday. Great turnout. Great lots. Great prices. The auction was held once again at the Legion Hall 101 in Long Branch. Bob Wilson was tied up so we had a new recorder – David … Continue reading

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Paris in the Springtime

Toronto. Bievres, France is famous for its Photography Fairs. On June 3 and 4 of June, 2017 the community is hosting its 54th show. I recently received this email’ ” The 54th Bievres International Photo fair will take place on 3 … Continue reading

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Camerama Show March 26, 2017

Toronto. My friend and PHSC member Gary Perry sent me a note Thursday reminding everyone that his latest Camerama Show will take place on the last Sunday of March (March 26th) at the Edward Village Hotel in Toronto. Click the … Continue reading

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A Wide View Vista

Toronto. The earliest camera lens designers were more concerned with plate coverage than aperture. Often a lens was described in terms of coverage –  half plate, full plate, etc. Numerous strategies were used to allow a greater coverage – mechanical … Continue reading

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PHSC Consignment Auction March 19, 2017

Toronto. Our PHSC consignment auction will take place this March 19th at the previous location, the Legion Hall 101 in Long Branch (West End Toronto). The redesigned poster favours an old fashioned broadsheet theme. Just click on the icon at … Continue reading

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