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MiPHS journal -The Photogram

Toronto. MiPHS is a photo collecting organization in Michigan. They  publish a quarterly journal (The Photogram) available to all MiPHS members in pdf file or hard copy versions. Please note that The Photogram is copyright 2022 by MiPHS as its … Continue reading

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dancing with mr stanhope

Toronto. Did you know that microfilm images have been around since the beginning of photography? The role of John Dancer is recorded on the Collectors Weekly website under an article called, “Royalty, Espionage, and Erotica: Secrets of the World’s Tiniest Photographs … Continue reading

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aunt Tilly’s camera collection

  Toronto. Back in the 1980s, Don Douglas and I put on a dog and pony show to represent the PHSC. I did a slide show on milestones in the history of B&W photography up to the roll film era, … Continue reading

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collecting on the cheap

Toronto. Not all of us can or want to collect expensive articles. One obvious way is to get in on things early. When this society was formed, camera collecting was growing in popularity but cameras and old photographs were still … Continue reading

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anything you can do …

Toronto. Camera collecting has no firm rules. Some folk collect quantity, some quality, and some both. The late Jim Matthew managed to collect some 3,000 plus cameras ranging from the inexpensive to the exotic. A marine engineer, Greater Manchester born … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Auction Oct 28th

Toronto. On the 15th last week the Daguerreian Society sent me a notice that its annual auction was nearly ready online and a preview could be had. Check it out to see what images and ephemera you could add to … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has produced another scrumptious edition of our favourite newsletter. The lead story features Weegee and the pulp fiction covers of yesteryear. This is followed by a notice of our meeting presentation this month by Norm Rosen … Continue reading

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The Light Collector

Toronto. My thanks to Russ Forfar for the following story featured on Petapixel. Have you ever wondered who owns the most cameras? According to the Guinness Book of Records, the answer is Dilish Parekh of India. At the time a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Collecting and Leicas

Toronto. Back in June, John Linsky and I swapped emails on some fake Leicas. John’s last message on Leicas was this interesting article about collecting and building a collection using Leicas as an example. The author, William Fagan, posted the … Continue reading

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