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octagon and octopus

Toronto. One of the Art Deco features Kodak used was an octagonal shutter plate at the front of some cameras. This included the Kodak Brownie Six-20 folder my dad bought in the late 30s and used until he gave it … Continue reading

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a rare wet plate camera in good condition

Toronto. In June of 1998 this rare wet plate camera (sans lens) resided with member Bill Kantymir. Bill Belier in his “treasure” column traces it from its manufacture in England to an Ontario collection with stops a long the way … Continue reading

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Executive Meeting No 45 via ZOOM

Toronto. March is heading into hot weather – we held our 45th ZOOM executive meeting last Wednesday of which this a brief recap. The latest PHSC newsletter by editor Katrin Faridani is due out in March. For any viewer wishing … Continue reading

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dem plates, dem plates, dem dry plates

Toronto. Member Jeff Ward from up Halifax way writes, “A correspondent informed me that the issue of Scientia Canadensis devoted to photography and science is now available online.” The issue was edited by guest editor Joan Schwartz and featured some … Continue reading

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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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our late editor remembered in the Sunday Star.

Toronto. The current interim editors of Photographic Canadiana, Louise Freyburger and David Bridge sent along this link in last Sunday’s Life/Remembrance column by Tracey Tong titled, “Remembering prolific Star photographer Bob Lansdale“. Our treasurer and PHSC News editor (John Morden … Continue reading

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last post for a devoted member

Toronto. When our close friend and editor passed away this month, his son Robert went to great lengths to see that his father, Bob Lansdale, was well remembered including the following message sent via his father’s email address: “Hello all, … 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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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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Photographic Canadiana Vol 46-5

Toronto. Enjoying the sudden cold spell (at least here in the big smoke)? Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful magazine via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana 46-5 dated February 2021 – April 2021. This is a 20 page … Continue reading

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