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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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Daguerreian Symposium Oct 26-29, 2017

Toronto. Need an excuse to visit The Donald in Washington? How about taking in the world famous Daguerreian Society’s symposium as well? The symposium will be back in Washington D.C. this year. The prestigious agenda of speakers includes our own … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-6

Toronto. Editor David Bridge has issued another pdf newsletter in the new format. Much of the content was created by Sonja Pushchak and John Morden. The links are thanks to Louise Freyburger and the notes on the Braun Paxette and … Continue reading

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CN Tower and Robert C Lansdale in the news.

Toronto. For our June meeting we had the pleasure of hosting Robert C Lansdale’s iconic history of the building of the CN Tower in this its 40th anniversary year. It was a two hour power-point show capped off with an … Continue reading

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Lorne Shields and the Velocipede in 3D

Toronto. We had a relatively big turnout Wednesday to hear Lorne’s talk.  Bob Lansdale counted some 50+ members and public in attendance. Lorne is a well-known and respected authority on bicycle history who has spoken widely in North America and Europe … Continue reading

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