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exhibitions – Lisa Murzin, photographer

Toronto. PHSC member Lisa Murzin  is a Toronto based Corporate and Event Photographer. She will be very busy over the next few months. The young (just about everyone is young to me) photographer from the west side of Toronto has … Continue reading

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The photograph that changed modern portraiture

Toronto. Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali were friends. One was a famous portrait photographer; the other a modern artist famous for his many weird and surreal paintings. In fact as a youth I bought a book on Dali and his … 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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Kyriakos Kaziras photographic exhibition

Toronto. GADcollection in Paris France is hosting an exhibition of photographs taken by Kyriakos Kaziras in the Big Apple. The exhibition runs from this March 15 to April 15. You can buy one or more of these dramatic photographs even … 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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our city’s first photographer

Toronto. The Saturday, March 3rd Globe and Mail had an interesting article (A little girl in Toronto lost to history – and now found) about discovery of the identity of a child photographer by Arthur Goss while on assignment to record … Continue reading

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Doc photography and CBC Celebs

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm Celebrities in the 1950s and 60s at the CBC – Dale Barnes 150 Years of Documentary Photography – Vincenzo Pietropaolo We have two speakers for March. Dale Barnes will speak on … Continue reading

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Bios of Western Photographers

Toronto. Carl Mautz of California sent me an email recently announcing his massive 5 pound hard cover book Biographies of Western Photographers. The book covers photographers who worked in the American and Canadian West when photography began. The book was … Continue reading

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Reg Innell, photographer, Toronto Star 92

Toronto. My thanks to Ashley Cook for passing on this note regarding retired Star photographer Reg Innell. In this February 5th column by Julien Gignac, the Star noted the passing of Reg Innell. Innell was an associate of the late Boris Spremo … Continue reading

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Thinking of Ev

Toronto. George Dunbar recently sent me a note on the images of some Canadian Photographers. Amongst them was this photo of Ev Roseborough. Ev died at 99 years of age in London Ontario on April 8th, 2011. His friend and … Continue reading

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