Tag Archives: PHSC

get great photo information

Toronto. We have seen a seismic shift in photography these past years as the art moved from film to digital. And within digital from discrete cameras to those built into smartphones. On top of this in 2020, we have seen … Continue reading

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take a (down)load for free – Part B

Toronto. This special is titled, “ALL ABOUT LANTERN SLIDE PROJECTORS (PART B)”. It was sent out Friday to all current members with an email address. If you did NOT get a copy, please email me at info@phsc.ca and I will send … Continue reading

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so you want to be in pictures

Toronto. Do you remember the old Joe McDoakes shorts that used to run before the main feature in the movie palaces? That was the source for our post title! In this case, you can get into a pdf, but only … Continue reading

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ten – four (and even more)

Toronto. We held our fourth COVID-19 inspired exec meeting via ZOOM. Kudos to Celio for arranging the meeting. Key changes are shown below. The big take away is deferral of our July Trunk Show into August to be safe. An … Continue reading

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PHSC News for June 2020

Toronto. My, it’s June 2020 already and the infamous COVID-19 pandemic is in decline (or is it waiting to re-emerge even deadlier this winter, like the 1918 Spanish Flu did in late 1918 and early 1919?). Meantime, our editor extraordinaire, … Continue reading

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trifecta

Toronto. Our third executive meeting was held last evening (Wednesday) via ZOOM and co-ordinated by Celio (great work!). The PHSC will continue using ZOOM at least until the pandemic restrictions are lifted. The telephone symbols show two members of the … Continue reading

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76 trombones in the big parade

Toronto. That’s what professor Harold Hill said in the Music Man play of 1957-1960s. And today we in the PHSC host a very special event too! For the very first time, an issue of Photographic Canadiana is being sent to … Continue reading

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once a century is enough!

Toronto. In 1918 the world suffered a pandemic called the Spanish Flu of 1918. It lasted into 1920 and proved to be very contagious and very deadly. Here we are, a century later, and the world is hit by another influenza-like … Continue reading

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gotta Can(n)on?

Toronto. At the rate of closures, we should be able to shoot a cannon down the streets without harm to life or limb… Both our auction and our March Toronto meeting have fallen victim to COVID-19. Stay posted for any … Continue reading

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Dr Mike goes to Washington

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me a note the other day saying one of our past presidents, Dr Mike Robinson, was visiting the Smithsonian to demonstrate modern day daguerreotype portraits. Mike makes such collectible images here in his Century … Continue reading

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