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Talk about Agnes Chamberlin at Lambton House May 11, 2017

Toronto. Agnes Chamberlin was born in Coburg. She was the first Canadian-born child of famous author Susanna Moodie. Agnes was twice married and gave birth to nine children. Her legacy is wildflower books like Canadian Wild Flowers and Studies of Plant Life. These … Continue reading

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Architectural Ruins

Toronto. I have always been fascinated by photographs of architectural ruins. Robert Burley of Ryerson spoke to us on February, 2007. with slides of the abandoned buildings and equipment of the Kodak Canada campus. A few years later he produced … Continue reading

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Undeveloped WW2 Film Discovered

Toronto. My friend, PHSC member, photographer, and fair exhibitor, Harold Staats, sent me an email the end of last month with a link to a YouTube video describing the latest rescued film project – a whopping 31 rolls of 616 … Continue reading

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Fine Photographs Auction in Boston Jan 27, 2017

Toronto. I received an email from Skinner a few days ago announcing their auction of fine photographs tomorrow at noon in Boston, MA. If you can make it down to Massachusetts this Friday, be sure to drop in at Skinner’s … Continue reading

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Still Standing… Together

Toronto. We read with mixed feeling about the dichotomy created by President Trump who is in his early days in office. George Dunbar offered this article last Sunday from the NY Times Magazine. The pictures by George Georgiou in “Where … Continue reading

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New York Photo Show Mar 31 – Apr 1 2017

Toronto. Sid Yager sent me an email Friday reminding everyone that he still has some tables available at his spring Photo Show at the New York Sheraton Hotel on 53rd Street in NYC. The show attracts dealers world wide giving you a great … Continue reading

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The Buzzing Lights Project

Toronto. Photographer Tanja Tiziana of our city has just completed her opus to the North American Neon Signs common over a half century ago. The book, “Buzzing Lights – The Fading Neon Landscape of North America” uses photographs to record … Continue reading

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Miracle Repair Tips

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 18, 2017 Russ Forfar, Lincoln Ross: Miracle Repair Tips Both Russ and Lincoln have spoken to the PHSC some 20 years ago.  Russ will give hints on repairing legacy film cameras like the late 1930s Leica shown … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Issue 42-3

Toronto. This is our second issue using the new format. Our cover photograph of the 1800s Coffin Block Building is discussed in this issue by editor Lansdale. There is a brief text and photo essay about our fall fair. For … Continue reading

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Before we had Photography

Toronto. PHSC member and friend George Dunbar came across these remarkable photo-like B&W pencil illustrations by Paul Cadden of Scotland. Before 1839, only paintings or sketches by very talented artists could record your appearance for posterity – and that took … Continue reading

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