Tag Archives: Photographs

the importance of being a photographer

Toronto. The internet, streaming services, and television have a voracious appetite for videos. A century or so ago it was magazines and newspapers with the heavy appetites for still images and drawings. Any time before 1839, your ancestor had to … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 46-3 in PDF

Toronto. I hope you have enjoyed the balmy swelter of summer as these cool evenings predict the fall. Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful magazine via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana 46-3 dated September- October-November 2020. This 26 … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Photo History Newsletters

Toronto. Since we are unable to hold our regular monthly meetings – the pandemic dropped the curtain on us – members received this pdf version of the amalgamated newsletters from our exchange members who gave their blessing for inclusion in … Continue reading

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Cássio Vasconcellos exhibition in France

Toronto. Our favourite gallery, Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris has extended its exhibition of Brazilian photographer Câssio Vasconcellos’s work to June 7th. Take a look here for a preview. The galerie says, “Cássio Vasconcellos (1965-) is a Brazilian photographer from São … Continue reading

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dead still

Toronto. Our PHSC president, Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw, sent me a note the other day about an Irish mystery series on CityTV involving photographs of the dead. This process was duly discussed in our journal many years ago (Vol  13-5 in … Continue reading

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another auction just across the lake

Toronto. Here is another chance to augment your collection. On the 17th of this month American Heritage Auctions in Ohio are holding a photographic auction hosted by Live Auctioneers who have the lots listed in this online catalogue. If you want … Continue reading

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and you think printer …

Toronto. The massive Japanese company, Epson, is known for its printers and other electronic accessories. But it also hosts the annual photographic contest called, “The EPSON International Pano Awards” with its traditional large number of categories and prizes. Their 11th … Continue reading

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village people

Toronto. Ever hear of the Chautauqua movement? I didn’t either! It was an American organization that expanded into Ontario at Niagara-on-the-Lake. George Dunbar wrote, “A friend sent me this link to the history of Chautauqua, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Some interesting old photographs here. To … 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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one-eyed monster

Toronto. Our PHSC News for April, 2020 (issue 19-10) features the odd looking Cyclops camera of the mid 1950s. Editor Sonja Pushchak and her team put out another tasty issue in spite of the nasty COVID-19 virus affecting countries world … Continue reading

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