Tag Archives: accessories

think this Sunday, think trunk sale

Toronto. A favourite PHSC event is the annual summer trunk sale in honour of the late Larry Boccioletti. Pictured at left is a scene from the July 15, 2018 sale. As usual the sale will be outdoors in the morning … Continue reading

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Trunk Sale this Sunday July 14, 2024

OK folks, our popular Trunk Sale is July 14th this year at the Trident Hall (rain or shine). Visit from 8 am ’til noon. Want a space? Have a question? Drop Clint a line fair@phsc.ca   

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a gaggle of cameras

Toronto. The cameras at left were photographed by our late editor Bob Lansdale at the fall fair in 2008. Bob’s collage made the cover of our journal (issue 34-3). Bob write’s “The selection of interesting cameras arrayed on our cover … Continue reading

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old time quality

Toronto. When you visit the PHSC spring fair today, you may be lucky enough to discover an old photo done in a process that defies time like the portrait you see at left. The actual photograph was upscaled using Topaz … Continue reading

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multi-tasking over a century ago

Toronto. Around 1900, a rare Goerz combination camera/opera glass/field glass was sold. The gadget, made in Berlin by C P Goerz, was not very popular at the  time. Similar gadgets were created and sold both before and after. As opera/field … Continue reading

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a photographer’s dream

Toronto. PHSC member Ed Warner wears a lot of hats. Our past-president and all around helper is also an accomplished craftsman with a toolroom in his garage. Over the years Ed attended the various fairs and picked up many items … Continue reading

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… or be square

Toronto. From time to time, our late editor, Bob Lansdale, would come across an article in an exchange newsletter that he felt would complement our own journal. If approval of the author was given, Bob would consider printing the article. This … Continue reading

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movie time

Toronto. Before TV became common place, the only means to view any news ‘videos’ was the “MovieTone News” – a short shown before the main feature in movie theatres. Such palaces seem a bit quaint today with huge high resolution … Continue reading

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just right

Toronto. Remember the fairy tale, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”? Well, like the little heroine, photographers found the medium format cameras “Just Right” In issue 30-3 of our journal, the late Bill Belier did a short survey of the earlier … Continue reading

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not just a pretty face …

Toronto. Collectors usually prefer to acquire a pristine example of a particular camera model. That is not always the case. Member Ed Warner picked up an Eastman View No1 a couple of decades ago as a ‘basket case’. Ed used … Continue reading

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