Tag Archives: war

Lest we Forget …

Toronto. As a school kid in the dying days of World War 2, we took the minute of silence at 11 am on November 11th seriously.  Every child knew John McCrae’s poem by heart: In Flanders fields the poppies blow … Continue reading

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war and home: talks by Palu and Lagler

NEXT MEETING: Wed May 15th, 2019 Photography, War and Alternative Narratives – Louie Palu. Louie discusses his experiences as a war photographer. Click the PHSC News page 2 icon attached at left for details. The Golden Age of Super 8 … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter for May 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has released volume 19-1 of her epic newsletter. Page 1 features “Floating Flora” – 1896 photographs from collotype photographer Ogawa Kazumasa. Page 2 covers or program of speakers for this month. Following this are pages covering … Continue reading

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lest we forget …

Toronto. The first world war – the war to end all wars –  ended one hundred years ago today. Armistice was November 11 at 11 am. For many years we have celebrated Remembrance Day. Like most families, I have ancestors … Continue reading

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Robot Bomb Hit taken by Graflex Camera

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar enjoys browsing the web in search of photographic memorabilia. He recently discovered this Popular Photography for May, 1945 advertisement for a Speed-Graphic. The camera caught the effect of a V1 buzz bomb or doodlebug on a building … Continue reading

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American War Photographers in LIFE Magazine

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar for this link to the November 5, 1945 issue of LIFE magazine. The November 5th issue featured a photo essay on the American war photographers with a photograph they took accompanied by a small portrait. … 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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PHSC’s Three for Spring Bookmark

Toronto. Journal editor Bob Lansdale came up with a bookmark to remind everyone of the speakers onboard for this spring. Each speaker will be at our Toronto meeting held the third Wednesday of each month. Click the icon at left … Continue reading

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