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Letter from Manitoba

Toronto. We pride ourselves in having members across Canada and world-wide. Ed James has been a member for many years and is a devout collector as the following photo suggests. In the Oct/Nov 2015 edition of the magazine Our Canada, … Continue reading

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Sit, Pose, Snap. – Brisbane Portrait Photography 1850 – 1950

Toronto. PHSC member Marcel Safier of Australia has a  part of his collection on exhibit at the Museum of Brisbane. The exhibit, called “Sit, Pose, Snap” covers the Brisbane portraits business over the century of 1850 – 1950. The exhibit runs from March 24th … Continue reading

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Review of Kodak Canada presentation last February

Toronto. I wrote the following review of our Toronto meeting last February when Alison Skyrme presented her overview of Kodak Canada and some other items in the Ryerson University Archives (Love that Kodak). In spite of the sniffles season and … Continue reading

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A Day at the Auction

Toronto. We had a great auction Sunday. Great turnout. Great lots. Great prices. The auction was held once again at the Legion Hall 101 in Long Branch. Bob Wilson was tied up so we had a new recorder – David … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has produced another scrumptious edition of our favourite newsletter. The lead story features Weegee and the pulp fiction covers of yesteryear. This is followed by a notice of our meeting presentation this month by Norm Rosen … Continue reading

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PHSC Accomplishments in Recent Years

Toronto. As PHSC Webmaster, I intended to cover PHSC changes in 2016. On review of the year, I decided to go back a bit further. Executive We are truly blessed in the PHSC with a variety of willing and talented … Continue reading

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PHSC Elections April 2017

Toronto. Every two years the PHSC holds elections at our April meeting and we are always looking for volunteers. Members can mail in their choices and votes for the executive. Please follow the instructions in the latest issue of the Photographic Canadiana (42-3). … Continue reading

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PHSC Monthly Presentations for balance of 2016

Toronto. We welcome the return of author and sports photographer  Les Jones as our Programs Co-ordinator. This Les’s second round in programs. His tenures have been marked by the variety of speakers he has chosen and the organization of the … Continue reading

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Kodak #9 on the Move

Toronto. Last weekend saw the last remaining building at the old Kodak Heights carefully moved a couple of hundred feet to allow Metrolinx to build a new foundation. CBC also showed the move which used special electrical trucks and wheels … Continue reading

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Came for the history, stayed for the cameras

Toronto. Our organization is often thought of as an History society – which it is. But it is a modern, up-to-date photographic organization as well. Many of its members and executive are professional photographers, both retired and active. While we … Continue reading

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