Monthly Archives: September 2019

as easy to set as a clock…

Toronto. The old saying “lipstick on a pig” implies cosmetic changes to a product with little or no internal changes. Argus up graded the C-3 in various ways as the camera market evolved. The Match-Matic (sometimes shown as Matchmatic) added … Continue reading

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Fred Herzog, Vancouver Photographer, 88

Toronto, Years ago, I enjoyed watching Knowledge Network each weekend via satellite. Sadly, the Vancouver based public broadcaster was not included in the Fibe TV service from Bell as it is SD only (no HD or 4K). Often Knowledge would … Continue reading

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curators in conversation at RIC next Wednesday Sept 25th

Toronto. Come on out to the RIC in downtown Toronto next Wednesday to enjoy this scintillating session hosted by Ryerson and open to all at no charge! The session is being held at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) next Wednesday … Continue reading

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20th WestLicht Photo Auction October 12

Toronto. The Westlicht Photo Auction next  month gives you the opportunity to add some truly iconic photos to your collection. Mind you, it helps to have deep pockets! Click on the link above and take a careful look at the … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019 Camerama Show

Toronto. In Toronto this weekend? Want to see/buy/sell cameras gear? Then come out this Sunday and visit Camerama! Click on the icon at left for details. Need a table Sunday or more information? Email Gary.

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making a difference

Toronto. In the mid 1930s, the minicam revolution sparked the rush to miniaturization in photography. Post war, amateur photography’s fresh ideas were indoor photos and colour photos. Indoor photos made flash guns and flash bulbs big sellers. Companies like Sylvania marketed … Continue reading

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hammer it home Nov 17th

Toronto.  Our Fall Fair has wrapped up for another year and our next big event is the PHSC Estate Auction which will be on Sunday, November 17, 2019 down in the Long Branch area of west end Toronto at the … Continue reading

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PHSC News for September 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak and her team serve up a tasty newsletter issue to kick off our fall session after the summer break. The issue begins with some photos by the late Jane Hope Bown of Britain. Next page introduces … Continue reading

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Robert Frank dead at 94

Toronto. The Globe on Wednesday this week ran an obit from the NY Times News Service. It announced that the Swiss born NYC photographer had died at 94 at his cottage on Cape Briton, Nova Scotia. Frank is best remembered … Continue reading

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doctor, doctor gimme the news

Toronto.I got a bad case of lovin’ you … or so the late Robert Palmer sang back in 1979 on his album titled “Secrets“. Dr Rudolf Krugener founded a camera company in Frankfurt a Main, Germany in 1885 to make … Continue reading

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