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happy Victoria day to you too!

Toronto. The Monday on or before May 24th has been known as Victoria day in Canada (except in Quebec whose citizens take the holiday but call it National Patriots Day instead).  The holiday is designated as an annual celebration of … Continue reading

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where were you 33 years ago?

Toronto. I was living here in Toronto on April 26, 1986 when I heard the ghastly news that a cataclysmic explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant threatened to end life on earth as we knew it. The plant was … Continue reading

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pictures on the spot

Toronto. In the last half of the last century, photography had a number of goals for improvement for amateurs. Three come to mind: Faster media, so pictures could be taken indoors or at night; colour at lower cost; and faster … Continue reading

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Wild Exposures – Tracey Dyer

Toronto. Toronto wild life photographer Tracey Dyer has her latest exhibition at Studio 888 out in the east end at 2359 Queen St East, Toronto. The exhibition runs from April 25th through Mother’s Day, May 12th. Featured are iconic photographs … Continue reading

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London Spring Show

Toronto. Spike Bell of Tecumseh, Ontario (Windsor)  sent us a series of photographs he took recently (April 14th) at the very successful show over in London, Ontario arranged by Ron and Maureen Tucker (who also attend our shows). Spike wrote, … Continue reading

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April Show in the Big Apple

Toronto. Just a brief reminder to join the Daguerreian Society at its New York Photography Fair today, April 6th, 2019. Lots of stuff to see and buy – like this 1950 gelatin-silver print of Albert Einstein. You can enjoy April … Continue reading

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Portraits of a Digital Canada

Toronto. On April 24th, an exhibit opens at York University featuring photographs from the IBM Canada Archives which were donated to the university by IBM Canada, incorporated back in 1917.  The images illustrate the technological and social landscape of our … Continue reading

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PHSC News for March 2019

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has whipped up another tasty edition of our favourite newsletter. If you would like your own personal copy delivered to you mailbox, just drop me a line here: news@phsc.ca. (Don’t use this address for junk mail … Continue reading

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George Tice Exhibition

Toronto. “George TICE (1938-) is one of the most important photographer of his generation. He is world famous for his black and white photos representing the American culture, urban and rural landscapes. His work is shown in more than a hundred museums and institutions … Continue reading

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to the moon, Alice

Toronto. … as Jackie Gleason used to say on the Honeymooners – that hoary old B&W TV series of the 1950s. Nearly 50 years ago, man DID land on the moon carried there by the Apollo 11 space craft! We … Continue reading

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