Category Archives: activities-other

something fishy

Toronto. Those of you who still use film for that special feeling, remember Lomography. Ms Birgit Buchart at lomography.com recently sent me an email. The folks there are re-introducing the 110 fisheye camera. See photos of the metal version here, … Continue reading

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bright night

Toronto. After you have a great time at the PHSC camera fair today, hang around and see contemporary art exhibitions here and all around the city. For the first time since COVID hit, Toronto’s Nuit Blanche is being held from … Continue reading

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shooting product photos today

Toronto. I know, I know, we are an historical society but after all, digital has been around for decades and how we record photographs has changed for ever, especially with vastly higher ISO ratings, lens stabilization, auto-everything and ever smaller … Continue reading

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did ya see the collision?

Toronto. We watched the collision Monday on local TV courtesy of photography and a camera on the DART vehicle in space. The How-to Geek web site noted the next day, “Happy Tuesday! NASA just smashed a satellite into an asteroid, … Continue reading

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kids

Toronto. Viennese photographer, ANNA BREIT, is featured at WestLicht gallery with her series titled, “TEENS (IN THEIR ROOMS)” from September 9th to October 23rd of 2022. The gallery writes, “Parallel to the World Press Photo exhibition, WestLicht is showing the current … Continue reading

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everybody knows …

Toronto. One of my favourite singers, song writers and poets is the late Leonard Cohen. Shortly before his death, I attended one of his concerts here in Toronto (I have the two disk CD). Prior to that I saw him … Continue reading

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news from south of the border

Toronto. The folks from the Michigan club just sent off their pdf newsletter. (Secretary Bill Christen, and editor, Karen Fehl). Please read the bottom of page two regarding, copyright, objectives of MiPHS, and newsletter contribution deadlines. Attached is the fall … Continue reading

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mini me

Toronto. Shades of Austin Powers! Sports photographer and well known PHSC member and past president, Les Jones, dropped me a note saying, “Incredible imagination and execution, See #15 especially – ps Anyone have a 1.5” diameter brass lens to sell?” Les’s … Continue reading

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latest PhotoEd out now

Toronto. My favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, sent me an email yesterday announcing that her latest issue of PhotoEd magazine has just hit the newsstands. It discusses the role of photography in activism. Have a look.

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see you in Montreal October 16th

Toronto. Montrealer and friend Sol Hadef sent me a note with this poster. Pre COVID, Sol was a regular table holder at our fairs and a member of the PHSC. Montreal is a beautiful city in the fall. I went … Continue reading

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