Tag Archives: Ryerson

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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Love That Kodak: History of Kodak Canada

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Alison Skyrme – Love That Kodak When Kodak melted under the onslaught of digital, both Rochester Park and Kodak Heights were almost levelled. Only building No. 9 remained here at Kodak Heights. All … Continue reading

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A Modern Day Stereoscope?

Toronto. In a post the other day, George  Dunbar asked whether the Google Cardboard was the new modern-day stereoscope. We saw the Google Cardboard gadget back in February when Marissa Frosst demoed it at Ryerson. Your smartphone is used as … Continue reading

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A History of the Future 20160921 – a Review

A delightful night for the PHSC. Our host for the presentations was Joanna Beyersbergen of Ryerson. We had two key speakers: Bob Wilson of the PHSC on the history of stereo and 4th year Ryerson student Marissa Frosst on the … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-4

Toronto. Our brand new redesigned and retitled newsletter “PHSC News” was sent Saturday night to our members and others on our mail list at MailChimp. Hats off to editor David Bridge for a new delightful newsletter. The details of the … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Ryerson

Toronto. Our first fall meeting – September 21, 2016 – will be held at Ryerson, and NOT the usual North York Gold Room location. The topic “A History of the Future” will be presented at the Ryerson Digital Media Experience Lab, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Ryerson Image Centre and Library (Special Collections)

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 Alison Skyrme: A Visit to Ryerson ** NEW LOCATION for THIS MONTH ** Alison Skyrme of Ryerson will host PHSC members for the February meeting. The group will meet at 7:30 pm on Wednesday February … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHY HISTORIANS: A NEW GENERATION?

Ryerson Image Centre Symposium March 26 – 28 School of Image Arts Ryerson University 122 Bond St, Toronto Ryerson presents its fourth symposium on photography. Click here for a description of the topics and speakers. The speakers are well known … Continue reading

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Special Meeting This Saturday

We just released a special newsletter announcing Steven Evans’s very generous offer to personally conduct a tour of his Victorian Photographer Francis Bedford’s prints at Ryerson’s IMA Gallery, 3rd floor, 80 Spadina (between King and Adelaide), Toronto at noon sharp … Continue reading

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