Tag Archives: photographers

enjoy Photo News 26-4

Toronto. A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of bumping into Norm Rosen at our fall fair. Norm is the editor of the magazine PHOTO NEWS. Then just last week, I enjoyed Norm’s latest opus at breakfast – the … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Fall 2017

Toronto. At the September 2017 executive meeting, member and our GTCCC representative, Felix Russo, had with him copies of the latest issue of PhotoEd magazine. This 50th issue (Fall 2017) is the first to be edited and published by Rita … Continue reading

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When a Professional was a Professional!

Toronto. Every Canadian knows of the sudden death football game for the Grey Cup. In 1956 – about 60 years ago – a gaggle of professionals gussied up in mainly medium format cameras with attached flash, were in the Varsity … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Toronto. As a  youngster I can remember the early August 1945 newspapers headlining that America had dropped an atomic bomb on Japan. We read in awe about the devastation of Hiroshima, amazed that one small bomb could wreak such damage … Continue reading

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Through a Lens Darkly

Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is a popular venue here in Toronto and its staff are both a source of PHSC members and PHSC supporters. On this coming May 10th and 11th at 7:00 to 9:00 pm the … Continue reading

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American War Photographers in LIFE Magazine

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar for this link to the November 5, 1945 issue of LIFE magazine. The November 5th issue featured a photo essay on the American war photographers with a photograph they took accompanied by a small portrait. … Continue reading

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PHSC Meetings 2016-7

Toronto. Programme Chair Les Jones has done his usual superlative job lining up our Toronto program right through to June of this year and our celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Les mentioned to us at our February executive meeting that the May 2017 program … Continue reading

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Eaton and Photographers

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar dropped me a note a few days ago regarding a photograph taken by William James back in 1922 at a funeral on St Clair Avenue West in Toronto (fonds 1244, item 1020)  courtesy of the … Continue reading

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Archives and the Internet

Toronto. Last Wednesday, Mike Smith was our speaker and gave a postcard perspective on Goderich photographer Reuben R Sallows who was active in the late 1800s – early 1900s. Mike and co-author Larry Monring are writing a book on Sallows and postcards … Continue reading

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