Tag Archives: photography

The Taking of Niagara: Photography at the Falls

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, May 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall The Taking of Niagara – Dr Tony Bannon “Quite possibly the most photographed site in history, The Falls is a wonder of … Continue reading

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so you want to do fashion photography?

Toronto. Well, you are in luck! Toronto photographer, producer, director and cameraman Struan will be at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts beginning May 10, 2018 teaching “Advanced Fashion Photography with Struan“. Read about Struan on his web site. And be … Continue reading

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Deep sea photographs and Home children

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Deep Sea Photography – Meaghan Ogilvie British Home Children – Sandra Joyce Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be followed by two … 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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Free Black North – Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 Free Black North – Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO We celebrate Black History Month by welcoming Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO to talk about her first exhibition at the AGO titled Free … Continue reading

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Delores Gubasta on Don Newlands Archive – review

Toronto. Our second speaker at the October 2017 meeting was Ms Delores Gubasta. Delores, owner of the web site Klixpix, spoke and showed examples of photographs taken over a half century earlier by Don Newlands. She spoke tonight about the Don Newlands … Continue reading

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A French man with a plan

Toronto. Daguerre was a scenic painter and creator of dioramas. He wanted to find a way to capture scenes and have a record from which to paint the scene for a diorama much later. When he learned Niepce was also … Continue reading

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A book to remember

Toronto. In A Night to Remember, author Walter Lord wrote a thrilling story about the sinking of the Titanic back in  April 1912. In 1976, the late Brian Coe then Curator of the Kodak Museum in England. wrote this book. … Continue reading

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PHSC News for November 2017

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has delivered another sumptuous edition of our favourite newsletter. The 12 page extravaganza opens with a review of the 2014 book Homegrown by Julia Blackmon (titled Snow Jobbery). Page two covers a couple of rare Leicas … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the ball

Toronto. With a growing interest in close-up photography, in July of 1979 I bought a used copy of Dr Otto Croy’s  book Camera Close-up originally published in England and America by Focal Press of England in 1961. L. A. Mannheim translated … Continue reading

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