Tag Archives: photographer

holy, holy, holy

Toronto. In Scotland, the word ‘Kirk’ means church. Last century in the Bronx, it meant a very talented Armenian photographer christened Kourken Hovsepian and his Studio. At the February, 2021 meeting, we saw the finished version of “Photos by Kirk” … Continue reading

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the world as seen by Inge Morath

Toronto. Inge Morath was an Austrian-American photographer. At the time of her second marriage (to American playwright Arthur Miller), she emigrated to the States. Her work was featured in the TIME–LIFE Photography series in the late 1960s, early 1970s. Inge … Continue reading

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freezin’ season

Toronto. As we enter the season of ice and snow, I see that Galerie GADCOLLECTION over in Paris, France is featuring the photography of Paul Nicklen from the 5th of this month to the 7th of February next year. Given … Continue reading

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Bert Hoferichter 1939 – 2020

Toronto. I was sad to hear that Mr Hoferichter of Mississauga died recently in Alliston where he last lived. Bert owned and ran a studio for decades down in Port Credit (Mississauga). He joined Humber College some years ago, teaching … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Winter 2020/21

Toronto. It’s all there in black and white: the latest edition of PhotoEd magazine featuring beautiful B&W photographs. Haven’t seen it yet? Well, for pity’s sake BUY a subscription! Just go to this site and sign up now. We thank … Continue reading

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new tricks

Toronto. Stan White sent me an email the other day. At 91 he has posted a website of photos, poems, and stereo. Stan was born in England and emigrated here. He was an industrial photographer in England and a commercial photographer … Continue reading

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Jim Wills, photographer and collector 1942 – 2020

Toronto. I received an email Nov 4th from our PHSC President, Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw that Jim Wills of Burlington died recently. Mike Fast, who sent the note to both Clint and Maureen Tucker over in London, said, “… He boasted of … Continue reading

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Stanley, I presume?

Toronto. About three years ago I did a post on Stanley park’s beautiful and massive old trees showing an ancient (today) automobile nestled in the trunk. Here you see another huge tree, this time shrouding a horse and rider! The … Continue reading

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what a bargain!

Toronto. Do you remember street photographers? They were itinerant photographers who snapped people as they walked along city streets and sold their work accordingly. Sometimes the photo was a ferrotype (tintype) and the finished photo was ready in a minute … Continue reading

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1839 and all that

Toronto. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Magazine in the Big Apple offers many interesting talks about photography. In this one, conservator Lee Ann Daffner of MoMA thoughtfully treats the tarnish on a c1842 daguerreotype by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey. Listen to this … Continue reading

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