Tag Archives: studio

not just a pretty face …

Toronto. Collectors usually prefer to acquire a pristine example of a particular camera model. That is not always the case. Member Ed Warner picked up an Eastman View No1 a couple of decades ago as a ‘basket case’. Ed used … Continue reading

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another, and another, and another …

. .. Wow! Wall to wall cameras and photo goodies at our coming fair. The image at left is from our spring 2017 fair at the ‘palace’. Come on down on the 26th  and see what you can find to … Continue reading

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fair is fair, my friend …

Toronto. … so come on down to the Trident Hall on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Free parking, modest admission (students free), and good food. Plus  you can meet and greet old friends while you add to your collection/user gear! What … Continue reading

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not waiting for Godot …

Toronto. … but waiting for the PHSC Spring Fair. With apologies to Sam Beckett. Now our Spring Auction is over you have another chance to add to your personal collection/user gear (or both). Collectors and users alike are welcome at … Continue reading

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easil for you to say

Toronto. Get ready for this Sunday! It’s the PHSC spring Auction. Get ready for some great lots to fill the holes in your collection and user gear! The attached post here gives both information and a slide show of lots. … Continue reading

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an amazing place

Toronto. Close your eyes. Now think of all the amazing places you’ve been.  One such place is  Legion Hall 101 on the Lake Shore just west of highway 27 in Long Branch on the afternoon of Sunday, May 5th. At … Continue reading

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it’s twins

Toronto. Even before the  minicam revolution, many cameras suffered from tiny squinty viewfinders to frame a subject. In 1929, a German company came up with an idea that changed everything – at least once their camera design became popular. The … Continue reading

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room with a view

Toronto. In the days of Daguerreotype portraits, photographers opened studios illuminated by daylight. Given the slowness of the media and equipment of the day, many studios chose northern lighting. Sunlight from the north had softer shadows and a more pleasing … Continue reading

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hey auction, I can see you

Toronto. It is coming soon! I will be posting the first series of lots in a slide show early in April. Once again our fabulous auction will be held at the Legion Hall 101 in south-west Toronto. Something for everyone! … Continue reading

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calling all collectors

Toronto.  Who would have thought it? This is our 50th year. In the latter part of the 20th century clubs like ours proliferated. Some even became exchange members (we swapped journals rather than paid membership). Once the digital era hit, … Continue reading

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