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if winter comes …

Toronto. … can spring be far behind? The delectable editor of PhotoEd, Ms Rita Godlevskis, announces two big events: The online version of PhotoEd’s winter edition and a call for material due February 1st for the PhotoEd spring edition. Be … 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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PHSC News for December 2020

Toronto. Parker Pen decided to branch out to the subminiature camera manufacturing. Never heard of a Parker camera? I’m nor surprised. It’s featured on page 1 of our newsletter this month (top right). Is this really the last month in … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Vol 46-4

Toronto.I hope you have enjoyed the coolish evenings this fall (November was mixed cold and windy to spring-like). Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful magazine via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana 46-4 dated December 2020 – January 2021. … Continue reading

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don’t take your camera to town, son

Toronto. Once photography took off and became simple for everyone to use (roll film and drug store processing) it became a means to record assets and asset losses amongst other purposes. When automobile accidents became epidemic, Insurance companies demanded proof … Continue reading

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you oughta be in print

Toronto. Our favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, over at PhotoEd has a new contest. You can see her contest details here. Deadline is this coming February 2, 2021. If you ever pictured your photograph(s) in print, now is your chance. To … Continue reading

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Toronto. And a spooky halloween to you all in this year of the pandemic! I thought it fitting to talk about a scandal that affected the famous Notman Studios. Years ago I bought a coffee table size book of William … Continue reading

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antique photographica sale tomorrow

Toronto. We have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pharmaceutical houses world wide are rushing to find a suitable vaccine. We are using remote meetings via ZOOM, adding pdf specials via MailChimp, and obeying the medical guidelines as much … Continue reading

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the power of photography

Toronto. Back in September 2oth, I received an email from Gerry Yaum, an Edmonton AB photographer about his ambitious video and stills project called “The Families of the Dump“. I sent it along to a few PHSC members who replied … Continue reading

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a Russian Vivian Maier?

Toronto. Vivian Maier was a Chicago nanny who quietly photographed the world around her but never showed the results. Her works were discovered posthumously and surprised viewers when the prints revealed her talent and professional eye. Recently, a similar find … Continue reading

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