Snap Shots September 2023

Snap Shots September 2023

Brian Taylor’s Photographic Journey on Zoom. Two powerful exhibits explore 180 years of photography in the lives of African Americans and much more..

The Journal – 2022

The Journal – 2022

The 2022 New England Journal of Photographic History, #180, begins over 100 years before the McDonald’s empire of franchises spread across the world. A New England father and son built…

The Journal – 2021

The Journal – 2021

The 2021 New England Journal of Photographic History, #179, contains two fascinating articles. The first details the development of an engineering marvel, the camera used in the once highly classified…

SNAP SHOTS JUNE 2023

SNAP SHOTS JUNE 2023

The June 2023 edition of snap shots includes: Stephanie Tung, Byrne Family Curator of Photography at the Peabody Essex Museum, spoke at PHSNE’s June ZOOM meeting on June 4, 2023, about…

What’s Happening With Film?

What’s Happening With Film?

“It is the worst of times; it is the best of times,” said the hapless photographer searching for the right color film he could use to shoot at Photographica 90….

Scope Out the Escopette by Albert Darier

Scope Out the Escopette by Albert Darier

The year 1888 saw the introduction of the original Kodak camera. In the same year, Albert Darier was granted the first Swiss patent for photography, number 17, for a light-weight,…

SNAP SHOTS MAY 2023

SNAP SHOTS MAY 2023

May 2023 snap shots features: Bernie Zelitch “Discovers” Photographer Annie Powell. His presentation will be live on Sunday, May 7th, 7:30 PM via Zoom. Today, we know the photographer was Annie…

Snap Shots April 2023

Snap Shots April 2023

April 2023 snap shots features: PHSNE monthly meeting on Zoom with MIT Museum curator Gary Van Zante’s presentation on “An American City on Exhibition: Theodore Lilienthal’s Photographs of New Orleans…

Linhof Technika 70 & Press 70

Linhof Technika 70 & Press 70

The Linhof Technika 70 “is an exceptional, beautifully-made, and very expensive combination of the rollfilm camera and the technical camera.” (Collecting and Using Classic Cameras, Ivor Matanle, 1986, p.10) “Designed…

Snap Shots March 2023

Snap Shots March 2023

The March 2023 issue of snap shots includes: Zoom presentation on Vermont Center for Photography by Executive Director Josh Farr March 5 at 7:30PM PHSNE members’ field trip to Peabody-Essex…

The Olympus Pen F: Then and Now

The Olympus Pen F: Then and Now

Introduced in 1963, the Olympus Pen F* was a small, beautifully designed camera that achieved rapid market success. “The concept of a camera that could be carried and used as…

The Blair Combination Camera from Boston

The Blair Combination Camera from Boston

Combination cameras were manufactured in Boston by the Blair Tourograph & Dry Plate Company from 1882 to 1894 and “are traditional field designs offered with a unique [patented] accessory plate-holder…

Snap Shots February 2023

Snap Shots February 2023

IN THIS ISSUE: LIVE on ZOOM: PHSNE Meeting Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 at 7:30PM EST — Tenax Expert Wes Loder will explain this unusual Zeiss Ikon camera. Sign Up Here to join…