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Toronto’s Past: A Look Back

Toronto. Meeting, Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 7:45 pm BURGUNDY ROOM, Memorial Hall Toronto’s Past: A Look Back at Social History and Significant Events through Original Period Imagery – Victor D. Caratun, of the Toronto Past Archive “Victor was born and raised … Continue reading

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another 1,000 words

Toronto. There is an old saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words“. If that is true, any photographer worth his salt would have prints with volumes to say! And as old photos quietly fade, they constantly “shed words”. … Continue reading

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come a little bit closer II

Toronto.  … to paraphrase Jay and the Americans back in 1964, but I don’t think the band had the Turofsky’s in mind.Previously, I mentioned Marty Robins and this line… We tend to Google for information on photography and cameras. While … Continue reading

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Urban Exploration with a Camera January 15, 2020

Toronto. Meeting, Wed, Jan 15 2020 at 7:00 pm BURGUNDY ROOM, Memorial Hall Urban Explorations with a Camera – Chris Luckhardt Welcome to our first presentation of the new year! We are pleased to have Chris speak on Urban Exploration with … Continue reading

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PHSC News 19-07

Toronto, Time for another great edition of our favourite newsletter – The January 2020 edition of PHSC News went out this past Friday. The number 19-07 shows this is the seventh edition for the nineteenth year! Click here or the … Continue reading

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picture idea of the week…

Toronto. The marketeers were at it again in this  advertisement for Kodak (page 90) back in the August 29th, 1960 issue of LIFE magazine. Kodak made its money on film, paper, and supplies, so it went to great lengths to … Continue reading

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free filmin’

Toronto. Free Film forever! And Kodak film at that! Who could resist such a pitch? In my youth, I remember these pitches to casual amateurs to encourage camera use and printing.  The hook was, you mailed your exposed roll in, … Continue reading

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picture postcards

Toronto. At left is a postcard of the Allandale Railway Station and restaurant on the edge of Kempenfeldt bay. My mother worked in the restaurant in the 1930s and enjoyed the excitement and rush to get passengers fed and on … Continue reading

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why don’cha take a pichure …

Toronto. … the school yard kid snarled. Why indeed? A wall ornament? A new acquisition for your collection? Memories? Whatever. Just be sure to get to the PHSC Image show this coming Sunday down at Arts & Letters club on … Continue reading

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Vincent Fournier exhibition

Toronto. Next month (October 3 – November 3) Galerie GADCOLLECTION is featuring “Past Forward“. Vincent Fournier is a French photographer born in 1970. If you happen to be in Europe this fall, drop in at GADCOLLECTION in Paris and take … Continue reading

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