Category Archives: auction

nailed it! March 15, 2020 DEFERRED!!!

Toronto. Auction time again. We hold our consignment auction March 15, 2020 at the usual location in Long Branch (SW Toronto to all readers). IMPORTANT NOTICE: OUR AUTION THIS SUNDAY IS OFF AND DEFERRED UNTIL LATER THIS YEAR – PASS … Continue reading

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PHSC Consignment Auction March 31, 2020

Toronto. We’re having an auction! A special auction! Everyone Welcome! The lots are being grabbed up fast! We may have room for you at the door, BUT send your photos to auction@phsc.ca and your items will be vetted and valid items sent … Continue reading

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silent night

Toronto. At our December meeting we try to have a silent auction. 2019 was no exception. Lots of things for consideration. All funds were donated to the PHSC, of course. People jotted their name and a price over the evening. … Continue reading

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owner and what was snapped affects camera price

Toronto. On October 29th, 2019 Douglas Kirkland’s Hasselblad goes under the hammer at Christie’s (NYC) in their lot 1025. Not only did the Hassy belong to Kirkland, he used it to photograph Marilyn Monroe (and if your first thought is … Continue reading

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bright lights

Toronto. In the days of film, studios used lights like the Mighty-Mole to illuminate a scene or portrait (flood) and another to provide back lighting or modelling (spot).  Such attention to detail is the mark of a professional. Similar lighting … Continue reading

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20th WestLicht Photo Auction October 12

Toronto. The Westlicht Photo Auction next  month gives you the opportunity to add some truly iconic photos to your collection. Mind you, it helps to have deep pockets! Click on the link above and take a careful look at the … Continue reading

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hammer it home Nov 17th

Toronto.  Our Fall Fair has wrapped up for another year and our next big event is the PHSC Estate Auction which will be on Sunday, November 17, 2019 down in the Long Branch area of west end Toronto at the … Continue reading

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some goodies from across the lake (Erie)

Toronto. The Ohio Camera Collector’s Society across the lake in Columbus, Ohio are a small dedicated group of enthusiastic collectors. Drop in at the Embassy Suites next Friday, May 17th  to preview the auction items (noon) and participate in the … Continue reading

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under the hammer

Toronto. You can’t have a society without volunteers and funds. Enthusiasm covers the first and events and fiscal conservatism the latter. To bring in funds beyond membership fees (which are far less than costs) we host fairs and auctions. Auctions … Continue reading

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those three legged thingies

Toronto. Tripods predate photography. All of the 19th century and into the 20th century the sensitive media (paper, glass plates, and film) were too slow for hand held shots – until near the end of this period when bright sunlight … Continue reading

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