Tag Archives: photographer

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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Canadian, eh?

Toronto. For the most part, Canada is a nation of immigrants. When I was a kid, we were part of the British commonwealth (to the dismay of Quebecers).* Many of us could trace our roots back to the UK or … Continue reading

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PHSC News newsletter for June 2021

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in the latest PHSC News newsletter is a subminiature film camera made by Mamiya in Japan for all you die-hard film fans. June of 2021 is well underway, and our editor, Sonja and her … Continue reading

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one man’s trash …

Toronto. … is another’s treasure, or so they say. On June the 7th, 2021, Stu Mills of CBC News posted the article, “All makes and models: Auto scrapyard a mecca for photographers“. This article  and photos show how innovative photographers … Continue reading

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Paulette Michayluk: On Inspiration – June PHSC Presentation

Toronto.  Paulette Michaluk: On Inspiration. Ms Michayluk is a photographer and podcaster. Join us on June 16, 2021 at 8 pm (we begin around 7:30 with a social get together – all welcome). Read the poster below for more information. … Continue reading

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feeling liverish?

Toronto. Well, in the late 1800s/early 1900s in Quebec City that likely meant you had an urge to have a likeness taken at the Livernois Studio. Many of the photographs taken by the Livernois family can be found at the … Continue reading

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NJ Photographer GUSTAVUS PACH (1845-1904)

Toronto. Our president Lewko (Clint) Hryhorijiw passed along this note from the Monmouth County Historical Association in New Jersey. The MCHA do a number of online presentations. Unfortunately I missed this one on the 20th of May when Gary Saretzky, … Continue reading

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The Amalgamated Photo History Newsletters Vol 2-5 (May 2021)

Toronto. A couple of special items are reproduced here in our special members-only supplement. As a member of the PHSC, you received this supplement Friday, the 21st of May. Vol 2-5 was sent out last Friday afternoon to all current members … Continue reading

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Graham Bezant, Photographer 76

Toronto. PHSC president Clint Hryhorijw dropped me a note late May 10th that photographer Graham Bezant had died. Graham was Australian but for a time he did photographs for the Toronto Star here in Toronto and world wide too. Staff … Continue reading

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picture perfect – Thaddeus Holownia book

Toronto.  I had an email from PHSC president Clint Hryhorijiw the other day. The email contained a link to this book release on a site called, “BK On The Scene“. The book post was dated April 21st of this year … Continue reading

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