Tag Archives: Photographs

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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pictorialism

Toronto. Many well known photographers of the late 19th and early 20th century embraced the off shoot of photography called pictorialism. A bit late to the game, but a prolific photographer and author, William Mortensen joined the Hollywood fraternity in the … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier exhibition in Austria May 29 to Aug 19, 2018

Toronto. Our friends at WestLicht gallery in Austria, are exhibiting a number of prints by the late Vivian Maier of Chicago. Her work was discovered by accident shortly after her death. Click here to read the full details in the WestLicht … Continue reading

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David Granick’s lost London on Kodachrome

Toronto. Thanks to ex-pat and past PHSC president Mo Patz now in BC for the link to recently discovered London East End photographs on Kodachrome taken by the late photographer David Granick. Mo’s link to BBC news is just one … 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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Xposé 2018 opening today

Toronto. The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC) includes photographers. CAPIC is hosting CAPIC Xposé today, April 5, 2018, from 6 to 10 pm at The Papermill Gallery located at the Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Rd down … 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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