Tag Archives: PHSC

east side, west side

Toronto. Fall is here. The last day of the CNE for this year is the air show today. The Toronto Sun ran an article by Mike Filey and this old postcard for the occasion last Saturday. Mike was an early member … Continue reading

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timely notice

Toronto. Journal editor Bob Lansdale created the PHSC newsletter in November 2001 to promote the monthly meetings and other current events between journal printings, plus offering a more economical means to publish articles better suited to colour images. The newsletter … Continue reading

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communication counts!

Toronto. No matter where you are; who you are; what you are, communication is important. October 23, 1974 at an informal meeting in Toronto, a small group of collectors met. It was decided then and there that Canada was ready … Continue reading

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under the hammer

Toronto. You can’t have a society without volunteers and funds. Enthusiasm covers the first and events and fiscal conservatism the latter. To bring in funds beyond membership fees (which are far less than costs) we host fairs and auctions. Auctions … Continue reading

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get wit da program

Toronto. The PHSC has hosted photography related speakers for over 4 decades. Our location or time seldom changes… third Wednesday every month but July and August at Memorial Hall in North York (Toronto). If the venue or times change, we … Continue reading

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Kodak Canada down at the RIC

Toronto. Our January 2019 meeting was a week later – 4th Wednesday – a couple of hours earlier – 6:00 pm – with no tables or chairs. Wayne was tied up so Clint generously drove Bob Lansdale and me to the … Continue reading

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Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – review

Toronto. On this chilly November evening the traffic from both east and west to downtown was bumper to bumper! Daphne arrived early complete with an entourage of Ryerson grads. A slim petite young lady, who gave her talk in a clear … Continue reading

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I’ll show you mine if …

Toronto. By the time Photographic  Canadiana issue 1-2 was released around March of 1975, the society had sorted out membership to be National (journal only) and Toronto (meetings plus journal). We had two organizations as well, a National society and … Continue reading

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Dummies for Cameras

Toronto. The other day I had a chat with John Linsky who had discovered a forgotten dummy camera in his collection (more on that in a later post). John’s mention of dummies brought back a wealth of memories. The late … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 44-3 printed.

Toronto. Issue 44-3 has been printed and will hit the mail in a few days. The content quality and reliable delivery is in no small way a reflection of the dedication and “fussiness” of Editor Bob Lansdale. His enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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