Tag Archives: Toronto

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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the power of networks

Toronto. To be a successful editor, one needs many talents – originality, devotion to subject, willingness to share, open to ideas from others, good English, and networks. Fortunately, our own editor, Bob Lansdale has all these talents including a world-wide … Continue reading

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premo-nition

Toronto. Around 1979, the late Jack Addison sold me a 4×5 woodie missing its name plate. He thought it might be a POCO camera. Perhaps it was a PREMO? In May or June of 1984, founder and first president of the … Continue reading

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a festival of their own

Toronto. From time to time,  my posts have mentioned the trend for smartphones to become the camera of choice for amateurs. These pocket sized marvels of technology have replaced the digital point and shoot cameras and are making inroads as … Continue reading

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the importance of being a photographer

Toronto. The internet, streaming services, and television have a voracious appetite for videos. A century or so ago it was magazines and newspapers with the heavy appetites for still images and drawings. Any time before 1839, your ancestor had to … Continue reading

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take a shot for t-dot

Toronto. Mike Simpson over at Tdot in the GTA sends this note along about a photo contest  held from May 15 to July 1 of this year (2020). If you like to show off your photos, then consider entering this … Continue reading

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the way we were …

Toronto. A popular camera chain, Henry’s, began here in Toronto over a century ago. This May, the chain announced it would be closing a number of stores as it restructured. Then Henry’s head, Andy Stein, spoke with us back in … Continue reading

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the big picture

Toronto. As executives, we were often told to consider “the big picture”. Well, in the first half of the last century, that was more than buzzwords! In the day, panorama photos were popular as a means to take groups – … Continue reading

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