Category Archives: journal

closing time

Toronto. As Leonard Cohen sang, its closing time for 45-2. Editor Lansdale was ably assisted by his sister and our member and speaker (past and future) Celio Barreto to package the latest issue. After numerous delays and problems, Bob and … Continue reading

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stuck in the middle

Toronto. Over the time from 1839 until today, still cameras have become smaller and the media faster. When dry plates became readily available, shutters became a necessity. Combined with aperture settings, shutters and diaphragms gave the right amount of light … Continue reading

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miner 49er

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society is a scholarly organization more dedicated to the first photographic process than even France, the home of Louis Daguerre! This is obvious from the effort expended in its Symposiums, Annuals, and Quarterlies (the 28 page DSQ … Continue reading

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first Graflex Journal for 2019

Toronto. Ken Metcalf down in North Carolina has issued the latest journal for large camera folk – the 1-19 issue of the Graflex Journal. The lead article is by Davis Strong, a recent member of the PHSC. You may recall … Continue reading

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communication counts!

Toronto. No matter where you are; who you are; what you are, communication is important. October 23, 1974 at an informal meeting in Toronto, a small group of collectors met. It was decided then and there that Canada was ready … Continue reading

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44-4 being delivered this week

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale’s push despite the crummy weather resulted in the latest issue of the journal arriving this week by mail. The editor’s cover shot is a still life of various stereo items from old cameras and cards to … Continue reading

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the mail must go through

Toronto. In spite of the nasty weather, PHSC President Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw and journal editor Bob Lansdale lugged the sorted issues of Photographic Canadiana 44-4 to Gateway Postal Centre in Mississauga this morning. This issue is now finished and with … Continue reading

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a-sorting we will go

Toronto. Editor Lansdale called last night around 8 pm to ask for a hand to do the postal sort. Bob said this issue has been no end of problems and delays. I finished up at home and drove the few … Continue reading

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I’ll show you mine if …

Toronto. By the time Photographic ┬áCanadiana issue 1-2 was released around March of 1975, the society had sorted out membership to be National (journal only) and Toronto (meetings plus journal). We had two organizations as well, a National society and … Continue reading

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Graflex Journal 2018-3 18a is here

Toronto. Thanks to our editor Bob Lansdale for sending on Ken Metcalf’s latest newsletter on the wonderful Graphic and Graflex cameras – issue 2018-3 18a – Ken’s last opus for this year. The Graflex Journal usually has one or two … Continue reading

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