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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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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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swan song – PHSC News newsletter for April 2022

Toronto. The Canon EOS 7D L shown here is from the right top of page 1 in this month’s PHSC News newsletter. What is odd, is that like the Exakta, this camera is for the 15% who are left handed! … Continue reading

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PHSC News newsletter for January 2022

Toronto. The Voigtlander Bergheil shown here is from the right top of page 1 in this month’s PHSC News newsletter. A Bergheil model was a favourite camera of Brassai when he haunted French street life. Well, most of us made … 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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eye of the storm

Toronto. It was ‘the best of times and the worst of times‘ between the world wars. After the first war, pent-up demand blossomed into unprecedented wealth in the first decade, followed by the worst depression ever in the next (world … Continue reading

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all a twitter

Toronto.  Well, it had to come to this. Twitter, I mean. When the society was established back in 1974, everyone had a land line and a postal address. Personal computers were unheard of. Mobile telephones were massive affairs used only … Continue reading

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