Category Archives: activities-other

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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Corktown

Toronto. The city of Toronto is formed from many, many neighbourhoods, one of which in the south east area is known as Corktown (really). If you haven’t a clue about Corktown or its people, you need to read Coralina Limos’s … Continue reading

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small club, huge impact

Toronto. The Photographic Historical Society (TPHS) across the lake in Rochester has always been a small organization but its impact is world wide. This tiny group organized the famous Symposium, generally held every three years. The group was founded in … Continue reading

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a great photo resource right here

Toronto. We are enjoying the expansion and flexing of our newest University – Ryerson. Over a half century ago the much smaller institute was called the Ryerson Institute of Technology. Today, it is a bustling rapidly growing university, ready to … Continue reading

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Antique Radio and Camera Show/Sale Saturday

Toronto. The Thornhill Heritage Foundation and the Ontario Vintage Radio Association are hosting a show and sale of vintage radios and over 100 cameras this coming Saturday, November 10th in Thornhill. It will be held at 7780 Yonge Street in … Continue reading

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