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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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catching Graflexes

Toronto. Pre WW2 and for a few years there after, Speed Graphic and Graflex cameras reigned supreme as the press photographers’ cameras of choice. The Graflex series offered SLR capability for larger plate and film sizes. Those who saw the … Continue reading

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Trunk Sale August 22, 2021

Our Annual Outdoor Trunk Sale at Trident Hall is on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 8am until Noon. Vendors – call Clint (see poster below) to reserve a spot! Need more information? Email fair@phsc.ca or info@phsc.ca! Use this old  map … 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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Photographic Canadiana Vol 47-2

Toronto. Our editor created this latest issue – its been a bit wild and windy here in the big smoke. We briefly inherited the heat dome that was so devastating to BC, followed by a chilly and rainy period. Bob Lansdale … Continue reading

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The Amateur Photographer et al

Toronto. Post WW2 we became very American-centric whereas we focused on Britain prewar and during the war years. Many of our books and nearly all magazines come from the States today and we seem to have forgotten the wealth of … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Newsletters 2-3

Toronto. A good month so far, although my wife says we usually get snow later in March. Be that as it may, Editor Bob Lansdale has put together the latest amalgamation of newsletters in his supplement – Vol 2-3. All … Continue reading

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Reg Holloway, 88

Toronto. I received sad news yesterday from our president, Clint Hryhorijiw, that member Reg Holloway died at 88. Reg  joined the society in the 1995 membership year and continued membership into April, 2021. He spoke to us in June, 2009 … Continue reading

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