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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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another, and another, and another …

. .. Wow! Wall to wall cameras and photo goodies at our coming fair. The image at left is from our spring 2017 fair at the ‘palace’. Come on down on the 26th  and see what you can find to … Continue reading

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June Bug

Toronto. Entomology is the science of bugs. An offshoot of photography is close-up shots of bugs and bug parts for books, magazines, education, study, etc. Each spring we experience white grubs just below the surface. Skunks consider them delicacies and … Continue reading

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fair is fair, my friend …

Toronto. … so come on down to the Trident Hall on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Free parking, modest admission (students free), and good food. Plus  you can meet and greet old friends while you add to your collection/user gear! What … Continue reading

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remembering DuPont photo products

Toronto. We all remember Kodak products and most will recall Ansco and Ilford photo products. But do you remember the other products like those made by DuPont – both film and paper? I did a post on Dupont the summer … Continue reading

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90 dollars, 90 dollars, do I hear 100?

Toronto, Ahhh, that time again! In a few short months it will be spring and auction time again. As details of our May 2024 auction unfold, we will add them to this site. Meantime, snuggle up – cold weather is … Continue reading

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a friendly camerama reminder – this SUNDAY!

Toronto. WOW! Camerama is this Sunday!  We are excited. Gary is excited. Come on down and see what the excitement is all about! Note: only the street name has changed: Garamond Ct. is now Sakura Way.

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Estate Auction Fall 2023 – November 19, 2023

Toronto.  Get ready for our Fall Estate Auction part two! Date is tomorrow Sunday, November 19, 2023 in Long Branch (south west Toronto) at the usual venue BUT at the slightly later time (see poster) – free parking [OVERFLOW AT … Continue reading

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the best of times

Toronto.  to quote Charles Dickens and his book, “A Tale of Two Cities”. The 1970s was when the PHSC was formed (1974). In the 1970s  camera collecting, image collecting and photo history were growing in popularity. Collecting clubs formed, books … Continue reading

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it’s a fair a day this Sunday

Toronto. This Sunday is a red circle day on your calendar! It is our Fall Fair – the Big One – for 2023. Come out and enjoy the friendship and the chance to acquire a rare or not so rare … Continue reading

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