Tag Archives: Toronto

too little, too late

Toronto. In this June, 1934 advertisement in Popular Mechanics, Kodak announced its new SIX-20 folder. The camera had lots of features but ignored the growing ground swell of minicam sales. My dad bought a simpler version of the SIX-20 a … Continue reading

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Wet Plate Social to be held here December 20th

Toronto. You may recall our previous program co-ordinator, Yvette Bessels did wet plate photography. One of her contacts here in Toronto, Horst Herget, is holding a WET PLATE SOCIAL  this month in the east end of the city (Leaside). Horst … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Vol 47-3

Toronto. Sadly, we lost our editor,  Bob Lansdale, this past summer. Bob left much of this material to help our interim editors, David Bridge and Louise Freyburger who ably stepped up to the challenge of producing this issue. Members WITH … Continue reading

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going for gold – a Kodak moment

Toronto. The late Jack Addison and wife Marge were very active in the society, especially in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. Jack was president, journal editor, CNE Exhibits coordinator, curator, etc. while wife Marge was membership secretary when I joined … Continue reading

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Generation Homeless – October PHSC Talk

Toronto. Toronto-based filmmaker Jason S. Cipparrone pursues the emotional truths behind living on the streets in Toronto. He has worked with the city’s homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic to document and reveal their stories. Join us on October 20th, 2021 … Continue reading

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a corkin’ good time

Toronto. I spotted a brief note on CP24 Sunday about a photography/music exhibition in Peterborough’s Cork and Bean. The reviews are very good so if you are nearby Thursday, drop in, have coffee, and more,  and see this exhibit by … Continue reading

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steve talks about frank

Toronto. The Ryerson Image Centre is featuring a noontime “Collection Talk with Steve Evans” on September 30th. Steven has been a PHSC member for many years. Click on the “Register now” link below to hear Steven speak on the historic … 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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photography as a record keeper

Toronto. In 1869/70, the Brooklyn Bridge construction began and was dutifully recorded by photography. In 1933, construction of the Golden Gate Bridge began as was recored by Peter Stackpole using a Leica camera. In between these two events, Arthur  Goss … Continue reading

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March 2021 PHSC presentation via ZOOM

Toronto. This page will be in our March PHSC News. Thanks to editor Sonja Pushchak for this beautiful poster. To register, please go to Eventbrite via this link: www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-great-bear-rain-forest-by-dr-ron-goodlin-film-screening-qa-tickets-136066102375 Any questions? Email us at program@phsc.ca  

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