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PHSC News for April 2021 (Vol 20-10)

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in this issue is the  AlfaView Solar-Powered Bullet Dummy Fake Surveillance Camera. Saves cost. A few decades ago when we had a store front in the Kingsway, I used a real camera bought … Continue reading

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PHSC News for March 2021 (Vol 20-09)

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in this issue is the FLIR Scout TK camera – digital technology with a twist! This tiny digital device records the thermal image of the viewed scene! As the third month of 2021 … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Newsletters 2-2

Toronto. Some month so far as we saw storms blowing outside this week. Editor Bob Lansdale has put together the latest amalgamation of newsletters in his supplement – Vol 2-2. All members with a an email address on file at … Continue reading

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PHSC News for February 2021 (Vol 20-08)

Toronto. In the upper right of page 1 in this issue is the Spartus Press camera – believed to be the first with built-in flash! But Press? A box camera and rudimentary lens? As the second month of 2021 is … Continue reading

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PHSC News January 2021 (20-07)

Toronto. The folks at Lomography have had lots of success with various cameras, lenses and films for those enthusiasts into film technology (and our pre-COVID [and hopefully soon post] days of fairs and auctions).  Shown at left is the Lomography … Continue reading

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PHSC News for December 2020

Toronto. Parker Pen decided to branch out to the subminiature camera manufacturing. Never heard of a Parker camera? I’m nor surprised. It’s featured on page 1 of our newsletter this month (top right). Is this really the last month in … Continue reading

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PHSC News for November 2020

Toronto. Pentax made the Optio NB1000 camera for the Japanese market. It’s featured on page 1 of our newsletter this month (top right). Is this really November 2020 ? The month began with a down-right chill in the air. But … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Photo History Newsletters

Toronto. We issued the 5th in our series of exchange newsletters recently (since we are unable to hold our regular monthly meetings, members received this pdf version of the amalgamated newsletters from our exchange members who gave their blessing for … Continue reading

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PHSC News October 2020

Toronto. Ricoh tried many products over the years, including some that landed it in court for fraud. They once made the XOBBOX transparent film camera in a very limited number. The little beauty is featured on page 1 of our newsletter … Continue reading

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PHSC News for September 2020

Toronto. Well, it’s September already and the infamous COVID-19 pandemic is still with us! Meantime, our editor extraordinaire, Sonja Pushchak, and her team have composed the first issue of PHSC News (20-03 – September 2020) after our non- break. Page … Continue reading

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