Snap Shots June 2021

Snap Shots June 2021

The June 2021 Snap Shots features a Zoom meeting presentation by curator and archivist Edith Cuerrier on “The Gabriel Cromer Collection at the George Eastman Museum,” Sunday, June 6. Cuerrier will…

Snap Shots May 2021

Snap Shots May 2021

The May 2021 Snap Shots features Nicole Hudgins, author of “The Gender of Photography,” who will give a Zoom meeting presentation on her book Sunday, May 2, 2021. The talk explores…

Snap Shots April 2021

Snap Shots April 2021

The April 2021 Snap Shots features a little-known group of amateur photographers from Ayer, Massachusetts, who documented the historic Harvard Shaker Village (above) in the late 19th- and early 20th-century. Ned…

Snap Shots March 2021

Snap Shots March 2021

The March 2021 Snap Shots newsletter features “Street Vendor Portraits,” presented by Mary Panzer on Zoom. The commercial street portraits were a common sight from the 1930s-1970s in many places,…

Snap Shots February 2021

Snap Shots February 2021

The February 2021 Snap Shots newsletter is packed with photo history. This month’s Zoom meeting hosts Seattle-based curator Nicolette Bromberg’s presentation on “East Becoming West,” the story behind the Seattle…

Snap Shots January 2021

Snap Shots January 2021

The January 2021 Snap Shots newsletter features this month’s Zoom meeting speaker, Robert Currier, an award-winning photographer of fires and the firemen fighting them on the “fire ground.” Also in…

Snap Shots December 2020

Snap Shots December 2020

The December 2020 Snap Shots brought PHSNE’s first live Show & Tell Holiday Party on Zoom to members around the world. The newsletter also featured a book review on The…

Snap Shots November 2020

Snap Shots November 2020

The November 2020 Snap Shots features the Zoom meeting presentation by New England photographer Steve Dunwell “Documenting the World of Work.” Also in this issue are articles on the legendary Ermanox…

Snap Shots October 2020

Snap Shots October 2020

This issue of snap shots features two online exhibits of Dorothea Lange’s iconic photographs. Plus, What To Do With the Family During COVID: A Suggestion From a PHSNE Member, a book review,…

Snap Shots September 2020

Snap Shots September 2020

Vladimir Khazan’s Zoom presentation about the Minox camera was rescheduled for October 4. This issue of snap shots also features Ten Unusual Cameras, tributes to long-time PHSNE member, Georgia Litwack and…

Snap Shots August 2020

Snap Shots August 2020

After COVID forced cancellations of PHSNE events, a special online meeting was held on August 9. The meeting featured a presentation from Stacy Waldman, House of Mirth Photos, who is…

Nikon N4004: An Early Autofocus Film SLR

Nikon N4004: An Early Autofocus Film SLR

A PHSNE member’s collection boasts a Nikon N4004, the North American version of the Nikon F-401. Introduced in 1987, it was one of Nikon’s earliest models designed for novices. Its…

Snap Shots June 2020

Snap Shots June 2020

PHSNE President Joel Moses addresses member questions related the COVID-19 Pandemic and the path forward. This issue of snap shots also features A Nostalgic Tour Across Route 66 in the 1950s,…

Snap Shots May 2020

Snap Shots May 2020

Along with the cancellation of the April Photographica, the May trip scheduled for the Davis Museum at Wellesley College was also canceled because of the COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Instead,…

Snap Shots April 2020

Snap Shots April 2020

Photographica 89 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This issue of snap shots also features articles about William Friese-Greene, inventor and professional photographer and the Sony Mavica line.  

Snap Shots March 2020

Snap Shots March 2020

At the March PHSNE meeting, Dick Moore presented a lantern show demonstrating a potpourri of lantern images and projection techniques. This issue of snap shots also features Elsa Dorfman, a beloved Cambridge…

Snap Shots February 2020

Snap Shots February 2020

Edie Bresler is an artist whose practice combines the relational nature of photography with chance. Also in this issue of snap shots: The Polaroid Project from MIT, vernacular photography exhibits at the Davis…

Snap Shots January 2020

Snap Shots January 2020

A recap of Vladimir Khazan’s presentation, which celebrated 180 years of photography and the scientists, experimenters, and creators who have brought photography to its current state. Plus, a discussion of…