Tag Archives: studio

good grief – it’s spring fair time again!

Toronto. For over forty years we have hosted the spring photograpica-fair – the BIG ONE! Click on the icon at left to see the poster with full details. Need a map to get there? Then click HERE and see the book … Continue reading

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Charlie Hodge and the MNI

Toronto. Dr Wilder Penfield founded McGill’s Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) in 1934. The institute became world famous for Penfield’s ground breaking research on seizures and  the human brain. Charlie Hodge was his Neurological Photographer of choice. In 1945, a 21 … Continue reading

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a rare sight these days …

Toronto. When was the last time you saw a photographer’s studio on a popular retail street or plaza? Lots of tiny shops that also take passport photos, or a local licence bureau or a mall Santa Claus with a back-board/back-drop … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Auction March 18, 2018

Toronto. Spring is coming and with it the PHSC Spring auction. This is our general consignment auction.  All are welcome. <=== Click the poster icon at left for details and map. Bring your old but good photo items and stay … Continue reading

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Vancouver BC swap meet this April

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out in BC sent me a note on Tuesday saying “I am very happy to remind you about our spring camera show. There is big interest in the show, and tables are already selling. Regards to you and … Continue reading

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Thinking of Ev

Toronto. George Dunbar recently sent me a note on the images of some Canadian Photographers. Amongst them was this photo of Ev Roseborough. Ev died at 99 years of age in London Ontario on April 8th, 2011. His friend and … Continue reading

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what’s new in photography for 1948-9?

Toronto. My thanks to my good friend George Dunbar for tracking down this issue of Popular Photography, now nearly 70 years old! On September 9th George writes, “Here’s a list that may interest PHSC members. “It’s huge, illustrated and shows … Continue reading

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The (nearly) forgotten photographer – Edwin Haynes

Toronto. This report is a review of our May, 2017 presentation on Edwin Thomas Haynes (come out this September 20th to our next presentation). The story and selected photographs by Edwin Haynes were presented by his grand nephew and photographer Bruce … Continue reading

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L Stedham, Photographer, Oshawa c1880

Toronto. On May 28, 2017 PHSC member Sarah Shrigley sent me a note with this bicycle cabinet card attached. Sarah states, “The Oshawa Museum has published this picture on their Facebook page. I know we have a member who collects … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Fair May 28, 2017

Toronto. Have you heard the news? It’s fair time again and we are hosting “The Big One” at Trident hall on Sunday,  May 28th, 2017 in the west end of Toronto. Click here or on the little poster icon at … Continue reading

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