Tag Archives: books

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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a crash course

Toronto. We are so accustomed today to full colour photos/videos if not the actual people, scenery,  concerts, theatre, etc, that we never give it a second thought. That was not always the case. Think about not having photography or photographers. … Continue reading

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it’s that time again …

Toronto. … time for our fall fair – October 15, 2023! After the fantastic ESTATE Auction a few days ago we are gearing up for our Fall Fair. Click on the poster icon below to see a full size poster … Continue reading

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more than paper next Sunday

Toronto. Our big (really big) ESTATE Auction is coming next week on Sunday, September 17th. The last photos have been uploaded and the slideshow expanded to display these new arrivals – paper, film, tripods, enlarger, point-and-shoots, T shirts and more. … Continue reading

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McKeown Knows

Toronto. Back a few decades, we went to the McKeown’s Camera Guide for advice on all cameras collectible. The massive tomb provided a wealth of information and photos about camera models, value, years manufactured/sold, who made them, etc.  I have … Continue reading

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lighting up the night

Toronto. In the days of film photography, the speed of the media was too slow to take good night or studio shots. As a suitable solution, photographers took refuge in flash or electric illumination – like the kit shown here. … Continue reading

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