Tag Archives: Photographs

Microcosms Macrocosms

Toronto. The works of photographer Yamamoto Masao will be featured in the Stephen Bulger Gallery October 20th to November 17th, 2018 with the opening reception on Saturday, October 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The editorial on the exhibit is … Continue reading

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women photographers

Toronto. With all the current action here (our federal government) and in the states (#metoo movement), it seemed appropriate to look at women photographers. Georege Dunbar sourced out this collection housed in the National Gallery of Australia. The picture he … Continue reading

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National Geographic

Toronto. What does a magazine and your favourite telephone company have in common? Alexander Graham Bell, that’s what, In 1880, Bell founded the Bell Telephone Company  in the states and here in Toronto followed by the Bell System which was … Continue reading

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a&l seminar on using photoshop

Toronto. My thanks to long time PHSC member Laura Jones, of Baldwin Street Gallery fame for this announcement. Jack Gilbert’s father had a famous portrait studio here in the city, now operated by his older brother, Al Gilbert. Jack is well … Continue reading

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instagram – yes or no?

Toronto. To Instagram or not, that is the question to paraphrase the Bard’s words in Hamlet. In Wednesday’s Globe columnist Dave McGinn raises a timely question: Is Instagram ruining travel photography? McGinn discusses the pros and cons of social media … Continue reading

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shooting stars – Rock On

Toronto. Long time PHSC member and professional photographer Harold Staats dropped me an email on Monday to say his photographs of well known Rock Stars will be on exhibition at Brigitta’s in Toronto  at 1899 Queen St. East, M4L 1H3 (in … Continue reading

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Wet-Plate Photography

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Sept 19 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Wet-Plate Photography – Stephen Brûlé The technology of wet-plate photography was invented by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851. It replaced the first … Continue reading

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Dale Barnes – CBC stills from the 1950s and 60s

Toronto. In March, we were favoured with two delightful and interesting speakers, both photographers; one, long retired and the other still very active. Retiree Dale Barnes offered a small sampling of his extensive work for the CBC. All his photographs are … Continue reading

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Awakening – May 10 to 22, 2018, CONTACT

Toronto. Here in the city, May is CONTACT month. A splurge of photographic exhibitions are mounted to celebrate the art of photography both modern and historic. Ms Radha Chaddah, born in  Owen Sound, is the the creator of the image … Continue reading

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a Royal visit in 1939

Toronto. You likely don’t remember the time when the 1939 Royal visit took place. My step-mother vividly remembered going to North Bay with her parents to see the Royal couple as they headed west. Her mother was born in Surrey, … Continue reading

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