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a little less Horace …

Toronto. If you are not heading to the West coast in April, perhaps another show on the same date of April 19th will help. About two hours west of here in London, Ontario, Maureen and Ron Tucker are hosting the … Continue reading

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Horace said it best

Toronto. The American New Yorker said, “Go West, young man…”, a recommendation recently repeated by Tonchi Martinic in his email on the Vancouver Camera Show. So if you plan to visit Vancouver, or find yourself there in late April, enjoy … Continue reading

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PHSC News for February 2020

Toronto. The latest PHSC News newsletter (19-08) was sent out to all addresses on our MailChimp list. Another tasty issue skillfully prepared by editor Sonja Pushchak and her team. Page 1 discusses an African-American photographer and his first of its … Continue reading

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just give me a ring …

Toronto. With the sudden burst of growth in the minicam industry, major players like Leitz and Zeiss produced a large variety of lenses, camera models and attachments to make their little marvels suitable to tackle almost any photography job imaginable. … Continue reading

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wow! that is really small!

Toronto. Last fall, Digital Camera World featured this tiny¬†grain of sand camera. I had heard of small cameras you could swallow for a colonoscopy to spot polyps of about 5mm or larger, but this little guy is even smaller, traversing … Continue reading

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stretching it

Toronto. In 1951, Leitz offered a Universal Focussing Bellows (Bellows I). This bellows worked with the 13.5cm lens head and Visoflex mirror box to make photographs from infinity down to 1:1. A 5cm lens head and the focoslide focussed from … Continue reading

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PHSC News 19-07

Toronto, Time for another great edition of our favourite newsletter – The January 2020 edition of PHSC News went out this past Friday. The number 19-07 shows this is the seventh edition for the nineteenth year! Click here or the … Continue reading

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taking care of business

Toronto. Winnepegger Randy Bachman has a great night time music program on the CBC Radio. When he was a member of the Bachman Turner Overdrive band, their song Taking Care of Business was a big hit. In a similar spirit, … Continue reading

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silent night

Toronto. At our December meeting we try to have a silent auction. 2019 was no exception. Lots of things for consideration. All funds were donated to the PHSC, of course. People jotted their name and a price over the evening. … Continue reading

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same old… same old…

Toronto. In the 1950s, Samoca cameras were sold in a variety of models – all very similar, so the saying was that SAMOCA stood for SAMe Old Camera. Thanks to Ed Warner at the December meeting for bringing a quartet … Continue reading

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