Tag Archives: NYC

What to do with your old 35mm slides

Toronto. With the growth of digital, we all must  have boxes and boxes of old slides and a slide projector or two kicking around the house. In this Kodachome slide, I snapped my youngest daughter  at a quilt show her … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries, NYC Auction Today

Toronto. Ms Daile Kaplan of the Swann Galleries in NYC sent me a note that her next auction of photographs and photo books takes place today, April 20th 2017 at 1:30pm local time. Have a look and see if your … Continue reading

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New York Photo Show Mar 31 – Apr 1 2017

Toronto. Sid Yager sent me an email Friday reminding everyone that he still has some tables available at his spring Photo Show at the New York Sheraton Hotel on 53rd Street in NYC. The show attracts dealers world wide giving you a great … Continue reading

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Neil Leifer, Sports Photographer

Toronto. The great sports photographer Neil Leifer‘s greatest photographs have been sold at auction. His work was reviewed in this  Globe article December 1, 2016 just a couple of days before the photos were auctioned off down in New York … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society NYC Tours

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society is arranging two NYC tours this October 19th and 23rd coincident with their annual Conference. Click here or on the icon to see the tour times, dates, and details.

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Would this 1946 assignment be banned today?

Toronto. Member George Dunbar has a warm spot for copyright and privacy issues. George sent me this brief article: In 1946, LIFE magazine hid photographer Yale Joel behind a two-way mirror in the lobby of a Times Square theatre. Joel … Continue reading

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Some NYC stereos: 1850s – 1930s

Toronto. PHSC member and regular contributor George Dunbar found these NYC stereos from the NYC Public Library (a long time member of the PHSC) collection in an article by Nick Mead in The Guardian, London England. Stereo cards have been popular … Continue reading

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From Darkroom to Daylight

  Toronto. PHSC received an email today from American author, filmmaker and photographer Harvey Wang. Harvey will be here at the Stephen Bulger gallery on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for a screening of his film and a book signing. Harvey … Continue reading

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Weegee: Murder is My Business

Toronto. Arthur Fellig was a New York City photographer famous for his flash shots of crime scenes and his often arrival at a crime scene before the authorities (hence his nickname of Weegee, a phonetic version of Ouija Board. James … Continue reading

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Photos by Kirk

Toronto. Our speaker for June was Jamie Day Fleck who gave an engaging talk and video on Bronx photographer Kirk. She did the video as part of her Masters at Ryerson. The slightly under a half hour video was followed … Continue reading

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