Tag Archives: cameras

stills from movies

Toronto. A few years ago, at our PHSC monthly meetings (when we met in person – ie pre-COVID) my good friend Ed Warner took videos of each presentation and could easily snap stills without affecting the digital video he was … Continue reading

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keeping an eye out

Toronto. Ahhh! The roaring twenties. What a great time to be alive (according to the movies). Radio was invented a few years earlier, automobiles had been around for a couple of decades, aircraft were experimental, movies were silent, TV not … Continue reading

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PHSC News newsletter for March 2022

Toronto. The FED II shown here is from the right top of page 1 in this month’s PHSC News newsletter. The FED was a Ukrainian copy of an early Leica camera, converted to interchangeable lenses. What do you know? It’s … 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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burning bright – Lehr estate auction in Ohio Nov 20th

Toronto.  I got a note recently from an associated image and camera club – The Daguerreian Society. The estate (at least the photography portion) of their late member, Lewis Lehr, will go under the hammer this Saturday. The email poster … 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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fall Swap meet in Vancouver this October 17th

Toronto. Our friend from out west in Vancouver sent me an email the other day. Tonchi Martinic  writes, “After all this time of this COVID crisis, I am happy to tell you that I am going to have the Vancouver … Continue reading

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Oh, to be in Montreal in the fall …

Toronto. When I was at University “dans la belle province“, fall was a delightful time of the year. Studies began anew; weather was warm; skies were sunny; and an afternoon walk up Peel street to Mount Royal was bracing. But … 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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Trunk Sale, this Sunday, August 22, 2021

Toronto. Our Annual Outdoor Trunk Sale at Trident Hall is this Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 8am until Noon. Customers free admission. Vendors pay a small fee – call Clint (see post) to reserve a spot! Need more information? Email … Continue reading

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