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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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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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PHSC News for September 2020

Toronto. Well, it’s September already and the infamous COVID-19 pandemic is still with us! Meantime, our editor extraordinaire, Sonja Pushchak, and her team have composed the first issue of PHSC News (20-03 – September 2020) after our non- break. Page … Continue reading

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girls of Dawson City

Toronto. We often heard of the gold rush and the men “who moil for gold” as Robert Service says in his poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee“, but we seldom heard of the girls of questionable virtue attracted to the … Continue reading

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Get Me to the Church on Time (Trunk Sale)

Toronto. After months of COVID-19 restrictions, we can finally host an outdoor event at the Trident Centre. Our first camera show this year is the Trunk Sale delayed from last month and now ready to go August 23rd! Click on … Continue reading

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why everyone should learn photography

Toronto. Life Savvy posits “why everyone should learn photography” in its post by Harry Guinness back on May 12th. This article is in the “if you can’t beat them, then join them camp” as Harry sets out to teach smartphone … Continue reading

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time to learn more …

Toronto. Our friends down in Niagara are tackling the current COVID-19 pandemic with a series of on line speakers. The NFRCC is linking with Hunt’s Photo and Video in New England to present their monthly speaker program. The NFRCC says, “[it] is … Continue reading

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a wonderful talk on photographic history

Toronto. It seems everyone has gone on line in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. Founder Alan Griffiths of Luminous-Lint fame (down in Halifax, NS) will be speaking this coming August 9th (Sunday). As with some of these talks, there is … Continue reading

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