Category Archives: activities-other

time to learn more …

Toronto. Our friends down in Niagara are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic with a series of on line speakers. The NFRCC is linking with Hunt’s Photo and Video in New England to present their monthly speaker program. The NFRCC says, “[it] is … Continue reading

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Richmond BC Camera Show POSTPONED

Toronto. We were sorry to hear that Big Dave and our other friends in Richmond BC had to postpone the August 1st Richmond Camera Show and Swap Meet. Big Dave writes, “I hope that all of you are safe and … Continue reading

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make a date with f/8

Toronto. Those of us who used 2-1/4 or 35mm cameras and film are familiar with the aperture setting f/8. It is a great mid range setting offering a nice balance of speed and depth of field for outdoors. The delightful … Continue reading

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where are the girls?

Toronto. Rita Godlevskis of PhotoEd needs our help. She wants the vote for best Canadian Female photographer. The winner will appear on this tote designed by PhotoEd in collaboration with SPAO in Ottawa. Rita has the scoop for you here … Continue reading

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Managing, cataloging, storing, and digitizing your daguerreotype collection

Toronto. The above title is quite a mouthful! As announced for today by the Daguerreian Society, it is, ” A one hour presentation with Mike Robinson on digitizing your daguerreotypes, followed by Len Walle and Phil Nathanson discussing how to manage, … Continue reading

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take a shot for t-dot

Toronto. Mike Simpson over at Tdot in the GTA sends this note along about a photo contest  held from May 15 to July 1 of this year (2020). If you like to show off your photos, then consider entering this … Continue reading

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diversions

Toronto. We all need a bit of diversion just now in light of the pandemic that has all us law abiding folk house-bound. Photographic Canadiana editor Bob Lansdale sent along a suggestion that we visit a French site with oodles … Continue reading

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Swann Auction of Posters, Books, Graphics

Toronto. Nick Lowry at Swann Auction Galleries in the big apple sent me a note Friday saying Swann is hosting a poster auction on February 7th, 2019. The advertising editorial material says, “Our winter sale features tantalizing, rare Art Nouveau … Continue reading

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new site, new season

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent out an email greeting and notice of a new website address and upcoming events. The Society said in part, “Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, National Pearl Harbor Day, the Islamic New Year, Wright Brothers Day, Las … Continue reading

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Leica, you say – LHSA

Toronto, In the early 1980s when I was treasurer and Ron Anger president of the national PHSC society, at an executive meeting held at the home of Ron and Ellen Anger, I was surprised to learn of the existence of … Continue reading

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