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digitization approaches to photographic albums

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Nov 21 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall  Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – Daphne Yuen Daphne has explored the relationship between photography and object materiality as a central theme … Continue reading

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review of September talk on tintypes

Toronto. Stephen Brule, a young Ryerson graduate practicing the ancient art of wet-plate photography, spoke to us in September. Stephen brought along a slide presentation plus his home made plate preparation and development desk, a massive studio style 4800 watt-second flash … Continue reading

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all a-twitter

Toronto. I had an email Sunday from Sonja and John, our PHSC graphics duo. John writes, “The THA (Toronto Historical Association), of which we happen to have bought a membership, has a Twitter account. They offered to post our tweets. … Continue reading

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the first 35mm camera was?

Toronto. The late Thurman “Jack” Naylor of Massachusetts was a famous and well known collector of cameras and photographica in the States. In May of 1991 we had the pleasure of hosting Jack in Toronto where he gave a speech … Continue reading

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background to Free Black North exhibition at the AGO

Toronto. February was Black History month. PHSC member Dr Julie Crooks of the AGO discussed the background to her exhibition, “Free Black North”, and the influence blacks had on photography. She is busy conducting on-going research while performing her regular … Continue reading

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Doc photography and CBC Celebs

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm Celebrities in the 1950s and 60s at the CBC – Dale Barnes 150 Years of Documentary Photography – Vincenzo Pietropaolo We have two speakers for March. Dale Barnes will speak on … Continue reading

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Architecture in Photography Exhibitions 1858 – 1861 – review

Toronto. We were graced with two excellent speakers in October, 2017. Natalie Banaszak was our Ryerson University thesis winner in 2016. In this presentation, she reviewed the highlights of her thesis and augmented a few items recently reproduced in our Photographic Canadiana. … Continue reading

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the era of digital cameras

Toronto. The trend from the beginning of photography in 1839 was improved simplicity and accuracy. Today, with the era of digital photography, the making of a photograph is simplicity beyond belief: Focus, exposure, light balance, speed, and aperture are set … Continue reading

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Dr Orpana of ROM on Family Photo Archives

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 Christmas Snapshots from the Family Archives Dr Jennifer Orpana of the ROM Come out and listen to Dr Orpana speak on the Christmas snapshots in the family archives held by the ROM. Bring along … Continue reading

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Shanebrook on Kodak Film

Toronto. November 15, 2017 PHSC Meeting Robert Shanebrook: Making Kodak Film in 2003 We received a note from Mr Shanebrook offering his book at a special price. Click on Continue reading below for details.

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