The Canon EF: A Pioneering SLR Classic

The Canon EF: A Pioneering SLR Classic

The Canon EF (1973-1976) is a high-quality 35mm SLR which blended elements of Canon’s professional F-1 (1971-1981) system (FD breech-lock lens mount, all-metal body in black enamel) with many innovative…

Snap Shots January 2023

Snap Shots January 2023

Download or view Snap Shots January 2023 newsletter HERE IN THIS ISSUE: LIVE on ZOOM: PHSNE Meeting Sunday, Jan 8, 2023 at 7:30PM EST for PHSNE’s 50th year. Sign Up…

Snap Shots December 2022

Snap Shots December 2022

Snap Shots December 2022 newsletter is here LIVE ON ZOOM: PHSNE Annual Meeting and Holiday Show & Tell Sunday, December 4, 2022. Annual Meeting at 7:00PM EST; Show & Tell…

Snap Shots November 2022

Snap Shots November 2022

The November 2022 Snap Shots includes a photographic puzzle: why was a tiny 19th-Century gem tintype album filled with 48 small photographs of children—mostly girls? Brookline Historical Society president Ken…

Canon’s First SLR: The Orginal Canonflex

Canon’s First SLR: The Orginal Canonflex

The PHSNE warehouse team recently discovered an original 1959 Canonflex (https://global.canon/en/c-museum/product/film38.html) —minus its lens. While members are searching for a lens that would complete the camera, a substitute is in…

Snap Shots October 2022

Snap Shots October 2022

The September 2022 Snap Shots features: photographer JP Stones’ Zoom presentation on Mexica culture and how connecting photographs and storytelling creates a richer experience for the viewer; Sunday, Oct 2, 2022…

Snap Shots September 2022

Snap Shots September 2022

The September 2022 Snap Shots includes the 2022-2023 kick-off Sunday, September 11, Zoom meeting with Dr. Lee McIntyre’s presentation on the early women photographers of New England. Other items include:…

The Utility Falcon Model F

The Utility Falcon Model F

The Utility Manufacturing Co. of New York (1934-1941) manufactured a variety of cameras including folding cameras, box cameras, and its main camera line of Falcon cameras, a name associated with…

Snap Shots June 2022

Snap Shots June 2022

The June 2022 Snap Shots features Vladimir Khazan, PHSNE member and previous meeting speaker, presenting the Dresden camera firm IHAGEE and its pioneering Exakta camera system Sunday, June 5th, at…

Snap Shots May 2022

Snap Shots May 2022

The May 2022 Snap Shots features author Philip Pressel’s May 1st Zoom meeting presentation on the formerly top-secret Hexagon KH-9 spy satellite’s stereo cameras. Also — more cameras: the Kodak…

Snap Shots April 2022 – Photographica Edition

Snap Shots April 2022 – Photographica Edition

After three years of COVID lockdowns and social distancing, PHSNE’s 89th Photographica Show is back and better than ever. Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Newton North…

A Warehouse Find: Kodak’s DCS Pro 14n

A Warehouse Find: Kodak’s DCS Pro 14n

As they sift through donated cameras, preparing for the next PHSNE Auction at Photographica 89 (April 23, 2022 at Newton North High School in Newtonville, MA), the warehouse crew occasionally…

Snap Shots March 2022

Snap Shots March 2022

The March 2022 Snap Shots features Eric Luden, CEO of Digital Silver Imaging, who will present “Tips on Digitizing Your Archive” Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 7:30PM on Zoom. Among his…