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Port Colborne Auction this Weekend

Toronto. We are in the home stretch of our first ever auction outside Toronto. The auction is a two day event held on June 25 and 26 featuring lots from the Kantymir collection. You may have seen Bill or his … Continue reading

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Port Colborne Auction June 25 & 26

Toronto. Our joint journal editor, David Bridge whipped up this tasty poster for the auction weekend we have landed for the end of June. I am nearly finished photographing the Leica stuff (some rather rare pieces) and will post them … Continue reading

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one more reason

Toronto. Port Colborne, some 90km from Toronto is a beautiful part of the Niagara peninsula. On the shores of Lake Erie, a short distance from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and other popular destinations, the Port is gorgeous this time of year. … Continue reading

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at it again

Toronto. If you get over London (Ontario) way this fall, Maureen and Ron are holding their “London Vintage Camera Show” on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at their new venue. You can click on their web site for more information. My thanks … Continue reading

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our spring fair is this month – June 11, 2022

Toronto. Our PHSC Spring Fair is a go! NEW DAY – NEW LOCATION.

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accessorize your Ektra

Toronto.  When the USA joined the WW2 fight, it lost all the Germany minicams. In the mid 1920s, the tiny Leica set the close-focus standard for the normal (50mm) lens at 1 metre (or 39 inches). Closer shots meant using extension … Continue reading

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it’s December and Show and Tell time again!

Toronto. A Show and Tell featuring photography’s rare, curious and unclassifiable- DECEMBER 15, 2021 – 8:00 EST Want to talk about your latest, greatest equipment or image score? Bursting to let us know what kind of eccentric esoterica you’ve spend … Continue reading

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going for gold – a Kodak moment

Toronto. The late Jack Addison and wife Marge were very active in the society, especially in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. Jack was president, journal editor, CNE Exhibits coordinator, curator, etc. while wife Marge was membership secretary when I joined … Continue reading

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tiny, I can see you

Toronto. The makers of rangefinder cameras such as the Leica went to great lengths with accessories to allow the cameras to be used for any photographic project. On page 85 of the April 1951 Popular Photography magazine, Leitz NY ran … Continue reading

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the old camera collector

Toronto. When the late Bill Belier was near retirement, he used to haunt garage sales for cameras and other photographic ephemera. Anything that was not for his collection, he would buy and sell at one of our meetings. If no … Continue reading

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