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Dr Orpana of ROM on Family Photo Archives

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 Christmas Snapshots from then Family Archives Dr Jennifer Orpana of the ROM Come out and listen to Dr Orpana speak on the Christmas snapshots in the family archives held by the ROM. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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EPSON International Pano Awards Winners

Toronto. My thanks to Bob Lansdale for alerting me that Epson has announced its 2017 panorama awards winners.  Have a look and see the remarkable range of award winning photographs. Show at right is the Ten Huts panorama which won … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society goes to Washington

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society annual symposium was held this year in Washington DC. Our journal editor, Bob lansdale is the official photographer for the PHSC and the Daguerreian Society. Bob missed the symposium in 2016 which was held in NYC. … Continue reading

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Selfie anyone?

Toronto. On November 1st, George Dunbar dropped me a brief email extolling these rare photos of times past. While none is Canadian, the pictures themselves show the way were were about a century ago when photographs were mostly taken by … Continue reading

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New Diana F+ camera celebrates a decade.

Toronto. The folks at Lomography are rightly pleased that their rendition of the 1960s classic Diana camera as the Diana F+ ten years ago is still popular with thousands of photos sent in since the little camera was first offered. … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 2017-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak issues another yummy episode of her delightful newsletter, this time a scary Halloween special! The issue begins with Ralph Meatyard’s photo of subjects wearing cheap latex halloween masks, followed by a poster for our annual fall … 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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Antique Photo Show in DC early next Spring

Toronto. Do you have a great urge to drop by Washington DC this spring and have a chat with the Donald? No? Well, anyway, drop by Arlington Virginia on Sunday, March 11, 2018 and visit the popular and well known … Continue reading

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September 20th, 2017 Show and Tell

Toronto. Traditionally we have held our annual Show and Tell session in December. This year we moved it up to September. And in recognition that it is our 150th anniversary since confederation, we are using a theme of Canadian photographic … Continue reading

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124th International Salon of Photography

Toronto. The Toronto Amateur Photographic Association was formed in March of 1888. And a few years later in December 1891 it became the Toronto Camera Club. Many photographs taken by TCC members appeared in the epic book “Private Realms of … Continue reading

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