Tag Archives: image

disappearing heirlooms

Toronto. We have all seen Victorian Photo Albums chock full of CDVs etc. at fairs, auctions, and sometimes used goods stores. The albums came along around the mid 1800s when cheap CDVs became available and a place to store and … Continue reading

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candlelight’s no longer a pain

Toronto. In the days of film, candlelight was so dim and the media so slow that only a tripod could keep the camera steady. Inanimate objects or perhaps adults could stay still enough but children and animals were utterly hopeless … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s 2022

Well, here we are at the top of the calendar, looking down a fresh new year, full of hope and anticipation. With any luck, we will see the end of COVID which has over-stayed its welcome by a couple of … Continue reading

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PHSC News for April 2021 (Vol 20-10)

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in this issue is the  AlfaView Solar-Powered Bullet Dummy Fake Surveillance Camera. Saves cost. A few decades ago when we had a store front in the Kingsway, I used a real camera bought … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Supplement 2-3 (April 2021)

Toronto. The PHSA’s  Northlight appears once again in our special members-only supplement, this time its first two issues from 1974. As a member of the PHSC, you received this supplement Friday, the 9th of April. Vol 2-3 was sent out last … Continue reading

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baker’s dozen

Toronto. We held our 13th ZOOM exec meeting Wednesday evening. And once again, Celio deserves a huge thank you for arranging it in spite of his busy teaching schedule at post secondary institutes. The third wave has whacked Toronto into total lockdown … Continue reading

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taking the red-eye out

Toronto. When we hear that phrase today, we think the speaker is flying over-night to the coast to wake up bleary eyed and fuzzy for breakfast thousands of miles from home But that wasn’t always so. In the 1950s, colour … Continue reading

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why don’cha take a pichure …

Toronto. … the school yard kid snarled. Why indeed? A wall ornament? A new acquisition for your collection? Memories? Whatever. Just be sure to get to the PHSC Image show this coming Sunday down at Arts & Letters club on … Continue reading

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just imagine yourself on Nov 24th

Toronto.  Okay, hold the excitement if you can! Just imagine yourself on Nov 24th at our IMAGE SHOW. Yep, just like last year, the PHSC will host its popular image show downtown on Elm street in cahoots with the Arts … Continue reading

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easy peasy

Toronto. The other day my grand daughter sent me this photo of her brother having a halloween mask made at home. She is eight years old and took this image with her iPad camera, which has a 3.3mm f/2.4 lens … Continue reading

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