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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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Fred Spira and Photographic History

Toronto. The late Fred Spira of New York City made his fortune and fame creating and selling inexpensive photographic lenses and accessories as well as importing many Japanese products from the late 1940s, all sold under the Spiratone brand. He … Continue reading

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Stefano Cerio, Italian Photographer

Toronto.  The Parisian Gallery GADCOLLECTION sent me notice that it currently has an exhibition titled Amusement Places featuring photographs by Italian photographer Stefano Cerio. The exhibition runs from 8 to 29 June 2017. “Stefano Cerio lives and works in Rome … Continue reading

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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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