Category Archives: activities

ZOOMin’ in the SIX

Toronto. We held our sixth COVID-19 inspired exec meeting via ZOOM. A big thanks to Celio for arranging the meeting once again. Key changes are shown below. Toronto has entered stage 3, so we held our trunk show on August … Continue reading

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get great photo information

Toronto. We have seen a seismic shift in photography these past years as the art moved from film to digital. And within digital from discrete cameras to those built into smartphones. On top of this in 2020, we have seen … Continue reading

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Penta ZOOM Meeting

Toronto. We held our fifth COVID-19 inspired exec meeting via ZOOM. Kudos to Celio for arranging the meeting once again. Key changes are shown below. As Toronto has entered stage 3, we can now schedule our trunk show. The July … Continue reading

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who you gonna call

Toronto. was a line from the GhostBusters theme. Roy Parker Jr wrote the catchy little tune for the 1984 movie “GhostBusters” which became a popular computer game. And for photo historians and photographica collectors these days it is indeed apt. … Continue reading

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so you want to be in pictures

Toronto. Do you remember the old Joe McDoakes shorts that used to run before the main feature in the movie palaces? That was the source for our post title! In this case, you can get into a pdf, but only … Continue reading

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take a (down)load for free

Toronto. Since the lockdown reaction to COVID-19 in March of this year, we have had to cancel or defer all PHSC in the flesh activities. Inspired by our editor, Bob Lansdale, a few of the executive team including Bob, pulled … Continue reading

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ten – four (and even more)

Toronto. We held our fourth COVID-19 inspired exec meeting via ZOOM. Kudos to Celio for arranging the meeting. Key changes are shown below. The big take away is deferral of our July Trunk Show into August to be safe. An … Continue reading

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gotta Can(n)on?

Toronto. At the rate of closures, we should be able to shoot a cannon down the streets without harm to life or limb… Both our auction and our March Toronto meeting have fallen victim to COVID-19. Stay posted for any … Continue reading

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an awarding program

Toronto. In the November-December 1995 (volume 21-3) edition of Photographic Canadiana president Les Jones announced the PHSC Awards program due to begin in 1996. Les was an innovative force in the PHSC with this enduring program being just one of … Continue reading

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digitization approaches to photographic albums

Toronto. PHSC Meeting, Wed, Nov 21 2018 at 7:00 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of the Memorial Hall  Digitization Approaches to Photographic Albums – Daphne Yuen Daphne has explored the relationship between photography and object materiality as a central theme … Continue reading

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