Category Archives: activities-other

showtime TONIGHT

Toronto. This evening (June 5, 2022) at 7:30 pm EDT, our friends at the PHSNE are hosting a ZOOM presentation on Exaktas. The post says, “Photographic Historical Society of New England, Inc.[is hosting] “Ihagee and the Exakta: The First 35mm SLR” … Continue reading

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at it again

Toronto. If you get over London (Ontario) way this fall, Maureen and Ron are holding their “London Vintage Camera Show” on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at their new venue. You can click on their web site for more information. My thanks … Continue reading

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we have Contact

Toronto. We always appreciate the efforts of our favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, of PhotoEd. Rita recently sent a notice out of her activities at PhotoEd including a section on this year’s Contact festival sponsored by Scotiabank. I took the liberty … Continue reading

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Canada, eh?

Toronto. My good friend, George Dunbar, came across this captivating article by Martha Langford titled “A Short History of Photography, 1900–2000” at my old Alma Mater (well, I attended SGWU which combined a few years later with Loyola to create Concordia University). … Continue reading

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greasing the game

Toronto. Our friends at the Daguerreian Society are hosting an on line fair on the 14th and 15th of this month. Here is another chance to augment your collection. Daguerreian Society members can see the lot items before the auction. … Continue reading

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phsc past pres snaps photo for press

Toronto. Some of you may know Les Jones. Les was not only a past president of the PHSC but a programs director twice over, and a professional sports photographer who roamed the world. Plus he was the inspiration for this … Continue reading

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dag na bit

Toronto. For some image collectors, the only thing they collect are daguerreotypes. For those folks, our exchange group, The Daguerreian Society, in the States is a must organizationto join. Over the years some PHSC members have also been members of … Continue reading

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let’s get fresh

Toronto. My favourite magazine editor, Rita Godlevskis, announced a couple of things on the 18th as “hot off the press“. First was a new look to the email newsletter she write of PhotoEd magazine, and the second was that the … Continue reading

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spend a wad at waddington’s this March

Toronto. All those image collectors please note! Waddington’s is holding a SNAP Photography Auction March 11 – March 18, 2022. Have a look on their website here and see what you can get for your personal collection. I chose a … Continue reading

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scanning for memories

Toronto. The folks at Lomography are best known for their odd ball films and inexpensive cameras and lenses. In this digital era, the film aficionados are in a minority. Those of us with negatives galore have discovered the virtues of … Continue reading

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