Tag Archives: NYC

high and mighty

Toronto. This photo of the big apple reminds me of PHSC member, the late Boris Spremo in his heyday a top the CN tower to shoot Toronto. In 1952, the RCA TV tower was the world’s highest TV antenna high … Continue reading

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Weegee in comics

Toronto. Arthur Fellig was a cigar smoking, messy, rumpled NYC night crime scene  photographer in the 1930s and 40s. He was the subject of many articles as a Speed Graphic camera toting shameless self promotor. Now he has been immortalized … Continue reading

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NY Photo Fair this Sat and Sun

Toronto. Heading for the big apple this weekend? Drop by the New York Photography Fair sponsored by our friends at the Daguerreian Society. In fact if you are there Friday,  take in the AIPAD shadow fair at the same locale … Continue reading

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The Knowing Eye: Photographs & Photobooks

Toronto. Daile Kaplan at Swann Auction Galleries in the Big Apple sent me an email a few days back announcing their latest auction, Sale 2474, called, The Knowing Eye: Photographs & Photobooks. The auction begins at 1:30pm on April 19th … Continue reading

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the late Diane Arbus

Toronto. I was first introduced to the works of Diane Arbus around 1970 in the TIME-LIFE series of books on photography. They conveyed little if any of her tumultuous history. In the NY Times for Thursday, March 8th an article … Continue reading

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NY Photography Fair April 7&8, 2018

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society is hosting a two year show in NYC this year. April 7th and 8th weekend promises to be delightful in the Big Apple. So if you miss the Montreal show on the 8th, Consider hitting NYC. … Continue reading

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NYC Photography Fair April 2018

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent me  a notice that they will host the New York City Photography Fair on April 4 to 8,  2018. The Society offers full details here. If you plan to visit New York City this spring, … Continue reading

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Posters by Swann Galleries

Toronto. Augment your collection by hanging a few of these posters in your collection display room! Nicholas Lowry of Swann Galleries in NYC coordinated this lovely set of posters, some with a photographic theme, and many with a travel theme, … Continue reading

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Outta da ooze

Toronto. Willard Morgan’s nifty Sliding Focusing Stage must have been selling well because in 1938 Leitz Wetzlar began to make and market the accessory which by this time had a spring-loaded clamping bar to hold the camera both in the … Continue reading

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Close-Up for nerds

Toronto. Almost two decades later, in 1979, Lester Lefkowitz of NYC published this profusely illustrated soft cover text on the art of close-up photography. Lefkowitz has a masters degree in optics and is a practicing photographer. When he published this … Continue reading

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