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PHSC News for May 2021 (Vol 20-11)

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in the PHSC News newsletter is a disposable film camera made by the Candy Camera company for all you die-hard film fans. As our 5th month of 2021 gets underway, our editor, Sonja … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Supplement 2-4 (May 2021)

Toronto. This year, the PHSC sponsored a project by students in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management Program at Ryerson University. The project will mount an exhibition of images from the Sovfoto Archive at the MacLaren Art Centre at … Continue reading

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why everyone should learn photography

Toronto. Life Savvy posits “why everyone should learn photography” in its post by Harry Guinness back on May 12th. This article is in the “if you can’t beat them, then join them camp” as Harry sets out to teach smartphone … Continue reading

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it’s on! it’s on!

Toronto. After months of COVID-19 restrictions, we can finally host an outdoor event at the Trident Centre. Our first camera show is the Trunk Sale delayed from last month and now ready to go August 23rd! Click on John and … Continue reading

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both sides now

Toronto. Most of us collect photographs as well as cameras, equipment, books, ephemera, etc. The photographs are usually selected for their process, quality, studio, or possibly subject matter. The picture at left is a positive image of a 4×5 dry … Continue reading

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a wonderful talk on photographic history

Toronto. It seems everyone has gone on line in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. Founder Alan Griffiths of Luminous-Lint fame (down in Halifax, NS) will be speaking this coming August 9th (Sunday). As with some of these talks, there is … Continue reading

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summer in the city

Toronto. Enjoying the balmy swelter of summer yet? Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful special via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana edition 46-2 “Special Issue” dated July 2020 (although we usually take a break in the summer). … Continue reading

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a bit of Americana

Toronto. For all you image collectors out there – if you collect or want some Americana, there is an auction next month (August 8th) online managed by American Heritage Auctions. Their catalogue for the August 8th auction is now online. … Continue reading

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Managing, cataloging, storing, and digitizing your daguerreotype collection

Toronto. The above title is quite a mouthful! As announced for today by the Daguerreian Society, it is, ” A one hour presentation with Mike Robinson on digitizing your daguerreotypes, followed by Len Walle and Phil Nathanson discussing how to manage, … Continue reading

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