Tag Archives: NYC

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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The Giveaway Artist

Toronto. George Dunbar spotted this NYT article and suggested that he too was tempted to try it. Fred Cray is a New York photographer. For over ten years he has “hidden” his unique photos around the city – over 30,000 … Continue reading

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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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