Tag Archives: Ryerson

embrace the negative

Toronto. Yesterday in “tools of the trade” I commented on darkroom needs for film. To my delight, Saturday morning’s Globe featured an article on discovering the virtues of film and chemistry once again. The article by Kate Taylor “introduces her son … Continue reading

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Finding Canada in the NYT Archive

< Toronto. Dr Denise Birkhofer of the Ryerson Image Centre spoke on Finding Canada in the New York Times Archive at our January 17th meeting augmenting her recently ended exhibition  at the RIC called “The Faraway Nearby” which uses selected photographs from … Continue reading

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so you want to do fashion photography?

Toronto. Well, you are in luck! Toronto photographer, producer, director and cameraman Struan will be at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts beginning May 10, 2018 teaching “Advanced Fashion Photography with Struan“. Read about Struan on his web site. And be … Continue reading

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Avard Woolaver, photographer

Toronto. Avard Woolaver grew up in Hants county, Nova Scotia, home of many of my ancestors on my mother’s father’s side. Avard is a photographer, author, and a Ryerson grad. He mounted an exhibition in room 310 at the Ryerson … Continue reading

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Bratty NYT Photo Collection at Ryerson

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 Bratty NYT Photo Collection at Ryerson Dr Denise Birkhofer of Ryerson University Come out and listen to Dr Birkhofer speak on the Canadian Photographs in the Bratty Family New York Times (NYT) Collection at … Continue reading

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Architecture in Photography Exhibitions 1858 – 1861.

PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Architecture in Photography Exhibitions Natalie Banaszak, B.A., M.A. Natalie will present her award winning research on the participation of photographic societies in the promotion, marketing and sale of architectural photography as art and a … Continue reading

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The Faraway Nearby exhibit at Ryerson

Toronto. In the Globe Arts last Saturday (September 16th) an aricle covered the recently opened exhibit at Ryerson Image Centre called The Faraway Nearby. This exhibit features some 200 photographs of Canadian subjects contained in the nearly 25,000 New York … Continue reading

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PHSC Toronto Program Sept 2017 – April 2018

Toronto. Departing Programme Co-ordinator Les Jones arranged the various presentations for the balance of this year and the first two months of the next membership year (2018/9). Please note that some of the presentations are tentative and all are subject … 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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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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