Tag Archives: studio

a hoot at the boot – our 8th trunk sale

Toronto. Bob Lansdale gave me a call last week to see if I was going to the trunk sale Sunday. I agreed to go and Bob suggested if we arrived around 10am that would be great. I picked Bob up … Continue reading

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a tip of the hat to professionals

Toronto. LIFE magazine back on May 21, 1951 published an advertisement by Ansco on page 95 encouraging families to get a professional portrait taken – using Ansco products, of course. For reasons best known by the Ansco advertising agency, the … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery (Makeover Studio) Tour

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, June 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall Magical Mystery Makeover Studio Tour – Yvette Bessels In May of 1967, the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band as … Continue reading

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PHSC trunk sale July 15, 2018

Toronto. Coming NEXT month, our 8th annual Larry Boccioletti trunk sale will take place once again in the parking lot of the Trident Hall. Free attendance, Modest charge for an exhibitor spot. Open 8 am to 1 pm. Come out … Continue reading

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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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