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really, really, retro …

Toronto. Years ago I abandoned Kodak B&W products for Ilford. By then everything was panchromatic and ortho was but a bad dream and weird filters were no longer necessary. The world moved on to digital a decade or so ago … Continue reading

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PHSC News 19-09 for March 2020

Toronto. Our thought provoking editor Sonja Pushchak and team have whipped up another tasty dish of PHSC News in their latest iteration of our newsletter. Page 1 offers “The Power of any Illusion”; page 2 covers the ever popular Lorne … Continue reading

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Help! I Need Somebody

Toronto. As the Beatles so eloquently sang last century, our journal editor, Bob Lansdale needs your help with the history related to the photographer who took this Chromotype. For those of you unfamiliar with the process, a Chromotype uses an … Continue reading

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Eric Houdoyer, photographer

Toronto. The Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris, France is exhibiting “Masters of Photography 2019” through to January 31, 2020. Featured in the exhibition is this  limited edition (10) colour photograph “eclipse” by French photographer, Eric Houdoyer. If you are in France … Continue reading

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10 commandments and US presidents

Toronto. Many people believe in the 10 commandments in one way or another. Vancouver based photographer Dina Goldstein used models (look-a-likes) to set scenes showing the ten commandments and selected presidents and first ladies. At left, featuring Sue Sparlin as … Continue reading

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Toronto. This famous photographer was born in Germany and emigrated to the USA in 1935, prior to the second war to join LIFE magazine. He had already made a name in Europe before moving with his family to America. His … Continue reading

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it’ll stunt yer growth …

Toronto. … said my little friend Harry as he puffed away. It was the 1940s and Harry was ahead of me in school in spite of his shorter stature.   This all came back to me when my fellow PHSC … Continue reading

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Towell exhibit at Bulger Gallery

Toronto. I first saw a Larry Towell photograph at the AGO one night when we were given a guided tour of the Photography section by the curator (and PHSC member), Maia Sutnik.   A far more extensive exhibition of photos … Continue reading

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Jack Ford, Photographer 97

Toronto. Mr Ford died May 3 of this year (2019) here in the big smoke of a brain tumour.  I did a post on Jack two years ago. He was known for his World War 2 photographs. While born in … Continue reading

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Hauser exhibits Kain

Toronto. My good friend editor Bob Lansdale sent  along a note he received from Tony Hauser. Tony is a photographer with a studio in the King Eddie downtown. Tony is featuring his portraits and photos of dancers in the National Ballet … Continue reading

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