Tag Archives: Toronto Star

a Royal visit in 1939

Toronto. You likely don’t remember the time when the 1939 Royal visit took place. My step-mother vividly remembered going to North Bay with her parents to see the Royal couple as they headed west. Her mother was born in Surrey, … Continue reading

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Reg Innell, photographer, Toronto Star 92

Toronto. My thanks to Ashley Cook for passing on this note regarding retired Star photographer Reg Innell. In this February 5th column by Julien Gignac, the Star noted the passing of Reg Innell. Innell was an associate of the late Boris Spremo … Continue reading

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Seeing Toronto through a different lens

Toronto. George Dunbar found this GTA contest that was open to special people in our city and sponsored by the Toronto Star newspaper. “Tobias, with four friends he knows through Native Men’s Residence, is trekking through the trees, near St. … Continue reading

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Shooting Under Pressure – Revised

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, April 19, 2017 Lansdale, Lum & Spremo – Shooting Under Pressure Over a half a century ago, photographs by press photographers Fred Lum, Boris Spremo and Robert Lansdale were published in the Toronto newspapers – The Globe and The Star. … Continue reading

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Tony Armstrong-Jones, 1930 – 2017

Toronto. Do you remember him as Lord Snowdon? Famous photographer Armstrong-Jones married Royalty (princess Margaret) in May, 1960. The Toronto Star for last Friday announced his death at 86. While we have heard little about the illustrious photographer in recent years, … Continue reading

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Toronto Star Photographs on Exhibit

Toronto. Our thanks to Bob Lansdale and Boris Spremo. for this post. Boris wrote editor Lansdale about the million negatives and prints – including many photographs by Boris – donated to the Toronto Reference Library. The Library is featuring a … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 14-3

Toronto. This newsletter announces our coming Trunk Sale this Sunday. Editor David Bridge and  journal editor Bob Lansdale have gone out of their way to make this another exciting issue for all who collect and enjoy photographic equipment and images. … Continue reading

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