Tag Archives: PHSC

a eulogy or two

Toronto. My wife and I recently sat in on two funerals via the modern miracle of video streaming. At both, our president Clint Hryhorijiw spoke very knowledgeably about the effect of our society on the deceased. All too often, we … Continue reading

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sweet sixteen by ZOOM

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engine, engine, number 14

Toronto. We held our 14th ZOOM exec meeting Wednesday evening. And Celio out did himself in arranging this meeting and investigation alternate ZOOM features. The third wave still has Toronto under total lockdown and stay at home status. ALL live … Continue reading

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ZOOMin’ in on PHSC monthly meetings

Toronto. The ZOOM concept has opened our monthly Toronto meetings to a world-wide audience, not just those in driving distance to our facility at Memorial Hall in North York (Toronto).  Our Programme Director, Celio Barreto, has worked far beyond our … Continue reading

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fries with that?

Toronto. We often think German cameras like Zeiss, Zeiss-Ikon, Rollei, Leica, Nagel, Retina etc. but what about Franka (not hot dogs)? On J. Noir’s site, many cameras are described including those of the Franka Kamera Werk in Bayreuth, Germany, at … Continue reading

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what’s in YOUR collection?

Toronto. When the PHSC was established back in 1974 the majority of members were camera (and lens) collectors. While many collectors had an eclectic taste, others collected by maker (eg. Leica, Zeiss, Ernemann, Kodak, etc.), or by date or price … Continue reading

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a call for participation in our virtual programme

Toronto. In a recent post, I mentioned we plan to replace our regular in-person monthly meetings with alternatives. This comment was quickly acted upon by our Programme Coordinator after his proposal was discussed at this past Wednesday’s Executive meeting. This … Continue reading

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get great photo information

Toronto. We have seen a seismic shift in photography these past years as the art moved from film to digital. And within digital from discrete cameras to those built into smartphones. On top of this in 2020, we have seen … Continue reading

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take a (down)load for free – Part B

Toronto. This special is titled, “ALL ABOUT LANTERN SLIDE PROJECTORS (PART B)”. It was sent out Friday to all current members with an email address. If you did NOT get a copy, please email me at info@phsc.ca and I will send … Continue reading

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so you want to be in pictures

Toronto. Do you remember the old Joe McDoakes shorts that used to run before the main feature in the movie palaces? That was the source for our post title! In this case, you can get into a pdf, but only … Continue reading

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