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photos submitted for prestige

Toronto. PHSC president and my good friend Clint Hryhorijiw passed along this note from recent panellist Nicole Plaskett of the Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation (CHPF). Nicole writes, “I was speaking to Clint last week and let him know that CHPF … Continue reading

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the third wave

Toronto. Shades of Alvin Toffler! Medical folk around the world are predicting a third wave of COVID-19 in spite of the vaccines.  The virus now has many variants that are more contagious and deadly. The debate seems to be whether … Continue reading

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a little thanks

Toronto. … goes a long way. March 8th was International Woman’s Day. PHSC celebrated on the day via Instagram. Our fav magazine editor, Rita Godlevskis of PhotoEd, celebrated IWD with this message celebrating all the women who have helped her … Continue reading

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another one bites the dust!

Toronto. Happy Birthday to our editor, Bob Lansdale who kcks over another decade today! We are truly blessed to have so many talented people in the society! Note: The title is from the epic song by Freddie Mercury and the … Continue reading

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a land far, far, away …

Toronto. Star Wars, anyone? It was exciting news last Thursday when the rover Perseverance landed on Mars as planned. Both my wife and I watched the event on television that afternoon. One of the first things the rover did was … Continue reading

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RIC plans for 2021 (COVID-19 considered)

Toronto. The Ryerson Image Centre Gallery announcement for early 2021 (Jan-Feb-Mar) given the current restrictions for COVID-19 has been released. This is the link to details. Thanks to John Morden, our treasurer and newsletter guru for suggesting this post.  

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FIPP 2010-2019

Toronto. Sad news from Freemantle, Australia last week. The Freemantle International Portrait Prize (FIPP) has been discontinued. The originators wrote, “All good things must come to an end. The FIPP Committee recently decided that FIPP 2019 would be our last; … Continue reading

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five for one

Toronto. My fav editor Rita Godlevskis over at PhotoEd is hosting a publishers conference tomorrow the 17th online. Rita writes, “If you have ever had questions about periodical PUBLISHING in Canada, here is YOUR chance to ask your questions + get answers … Continue reading

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singin’ the blues

Toronto. PHSC president Clint (Lewko Hryhorijiw) sent me a note yesterday that fellow PHSC member, friend, photographer, musician and occasional contributor to this website, Gunter Ott and his band, are playing today (online) in Hamilton, Ontario. Gunter writes, “HELLO FRIENDS: I … Continue reading

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New Website for The Photographic Collectors’ Club of Great Britain

Toronto. One of our exchange organizations is the Photographic Collectors’ Club of Great Britain (PCCGB). David Balfour of the PCCGB is one of many folk in editor Bob Lansdale’s photo history network. David recently sent Bob an email. In it, … Continue reading

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