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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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Remember to Remember

Tom Bochsler was our speaker at the April 20, 2016 meeting. Tom took us on a journey back in time to honour fallen Canadian soldiers of the two world wars in France and Belgium. Mr Bochsler is a noted photographer and … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-1

Toronto. We begin the 16th year of our newsletter and the third issue disseminated via MailChimp. Editor David Bridge and I collaborated to activate a unique PHSC email for this activity instead of an address at David’s own URL. Editor … Continue reading

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Bicycles, Velocipedes and 3D Photography

Toronto. If you are interested in the phenomenon of stereo imaging or interested in learning the history of the bicycle and its precursor the Velocipede, then you will want to hear and see our May lecture with images that date back to … Continue reading

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