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Robert Lansdale 1931 – 2021

Toronto. Please note the funeral is tomorrow, Sunday the 25th. For those who can not attend, it will be available via live stream at: http://www.distantlink.com/dlm4.html Password: Arbor2020 The following obituary is courtesy of son Robert: It is with great sadness … Continue reading

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remembering Bob Lansdale

Toronto. Bob’s son Robert sent over these images and asked me to switch them into yesterday’s post which I agreed to do. However; both sets are so wonderful I decided to do a second post instead. When I first met … Continue reading

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the end of an era in journalism

Toronto. Our journal editor died at 2 am Tuesday (yesterday). Bob Lansdale was 90 years old. He was a valued member of the PHSC and a personal friend. The images below are courtesy of his eldest son, Robert. Bob joined … Continue reading

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brave new world

Toronto. Aldous Huxley wrote his novel “Brave New World” in 1931. As a youth I read a paper back copy of the story. back in the time when a profusion of paper back titles offered a cheap education to everyone. … Continue reading

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Our Unsung Hero

Toronto. Many of our members receive news of the society via a copy of Photographic Canadiana, but I wonder just how many members realize the efforts and research necessary to complete each issue? In the upper right hand corner of … Continue reading

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communication counts!

Toronto. No matter where you are; who you are; what you are, communication is important. October 23, 1974 at an informal meeting in Toronto, a small group of collectors met. It was decided then and there that Canada was ready … Continue reading

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a big THANKS to the PPoC

Toronto. Take a look here at Gallerie. The Professional Photographers of Ontario organization and its antecedents  were the proving ground for our journal editor Bob Lansdale. He has produced impressive issues with well thought out content and content mix. In … Continue reading

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an ode to volunteers everywhere

Toronto. When you think about it, tasks are expensive. We at the PHSC could not last without our collection of truly talented volunteers. Take for example our journal. Bob Lansdale is a professional photographer – and an editor and  publisher. … Continue reading

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Thinking of Ev

Toronto. George Dunbar recently sent me a note on the images of some Canadian Photographers. Amongst them was this photo of Ev Roseborough. Ev died at 99 years of age in London Ontario on April 8th, 2011. His friend and … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada

Toronto. NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 15, 2017 Norm Rosen – Photographic Publishing in Canada Norm is the editor of Photo News, a Canadian Magazine published quarterly. If any of you subscribe to the Globe and Mail, you have seen the  beautiful PHOTO News … Continue reading

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