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our spring fair is this month – June 11, 2022

Toronto. Our PHSC Spring Fair is a go! NEW DAY – NEW LOCATION.

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shine a light on me

Toronto. One of the most important things in photography is lighting. The choice of illumination sets the tone and atmosphere of the resulting image. Natural light aficionados  have it easier – choose the angle and framing for the best shot. … Continue reading

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a question on some Canadian Photographs

Toronto. I often get interesting emails for the PHSC. For example, Mark Mackave wrote to the PHSC on behalf of his nephew, Cody Mackave about a photograph collection. If you can help Mark, please drop me a line so I … Continue reading

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a 10A century studio camera

Toronto. Graflex has had a long and storied history beginning in 1887 when it was established  in NYC as Folmer & Schwing, a maker of bicycles. The company expanded and began making Graflex cameras in 1898. Kodak bought the company … Continue reading

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fall Swap meet in Vancouver this October 17th

Toronto. Our friend from out west in Vancouver sent me an email the other day. Tonchi Martinic  writes, “After all this time of this COVID crisis, I am happy to tell you that I am going to have the Vancouver … Continue reading

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revisit to an ERA

Toronto. Everett Roseborough became our journal editor back in 1987 and continued the task through 1997 when Bob Lansdale took over. Ev passed away at 98 in London, Ontario. Ev was a commercial photographer for many years and had studios at … Continue reading

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… under the sun.

Toronto. I grew up with the King James version of the Bible. Ecclesiastes 1:9 says in part, “… there is no new thing under the sun.”. I was reminded of this a few weeks ago when our indoor Fall Fair … Continue reading

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Trunk Sale, this Sunday, August 22, 2021

Toronto. Our Annual Outdoor Trunk Sale at Trident Hall is this Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 8am until Noon. Customers free admission. Vendors pay a small fee – call Clint (see post) to reserve a spot! Need more information? Email … Continue reading

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Trunk Sale August 22, 2021

Our Annual Outdoor Trunk Sale at Trident Hall is on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 8am until Noon. Vendors – call Clint (see poster below) to reserve a spot! Need more information? Email fair@phsc.ca or info@phsc.ca! Use this old  map … Continue reading

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all a twitter

Toronto.  Well, it had to come to this. Twitter, I mean. When the society was established back in 1974, everyone had a land line and a postal address. Personal computers were unheard of. Mobile telephones were massive affairs used only … Continue reading

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