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a summer newsletter from Europe

Toronto. It’s finally summer here in the big smoke. Our friends at the European Society for the History of Photography Association (ESHPh) have been exchange members for many years. This is their summer 2019  International Letter. Have a look and … Continue reading

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CNE Gooderham Fountain

Toronto. Every year the arrival of the “EX” mid August signifies the end of summer. And the end of the “EX” after labour day with the air show tells us in the city that fall is upon us. This photograph … Continue reading

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Photographic Museum of Ontario (PMO)

Toronto. The PMO is hosting a fundraiser on May 18th, 2019 out in Ajax. Some members are or were members of the PHSC or have spoken at one of our meetings. Shelton Chen is a local expert on Karsh. Peter … Continue reading

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Light Painting Photography

Toronto. Light Painting Photography has a long history. The relative insensitivity of glass plates and film readily lent them to this form of art. It was not unusual for professional photographers to “paint” a scene with a series of flash … Continue reading

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an awarding program

Toronto. In the November-December 1995 (volume 21-3) edition of Photographic Canadiana president Les Jones announced the PHSC Awards program due to begin in 1996. Les was an innovative force in the PHSC with this enduring program being just one of … Continue reading

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a time machine in your pocket

Toronto. You really do have a time machine – its your camera or smartphone! Really! Think about it. For example, if someone didn’t have a camera, Carol would never have known what her great grandmother (her father’s grandmother) looked like, … Continue reading

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Japanese Photography; Video editing

Toronto. PHSC, Wed, Mar 20 2019 at 7:30 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of Memorial Hall Japanese Photography in the Edo and Meiji Eras – Celio Barreto Video Editing – Mark Holtze We are pleased to present two speakers this … Continue reading

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a big THANKS to the PPoC

Toronto. Take a look here at Gallerie. The Professional Photographers of Ontario organization and its antecedents  were the proving ground for our journal editor Bob Lansdale. He has produced impressive issues with well thought out content and content mix. In … Continue reading

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a colourful book

Toronto. It was the 1970s and photography was growing in popularity with magazines, books, chemicals, printing paper, retailers, camera collecting societies, galleries, and studios popping up everywhere. In March of 1972, I stopped by the local Classics bookshop in Montreal … Continue reading

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