Snap Shots April 2021

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Street View Looking North from Office, Harvard Shaker Village, Courtesy of Hamilton College Special Collections
Street View Looking North from Office, Harvard Shaker Village, Courtesy of Hamilton College Special Collections

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 Quist, a retired librarian and woodworker interested in Shaker furniture, will present his research on this group at the Zoom meeting Sunday, April 4, 2021. Other items include: “Are obsolete digital cameras collectible?”; a short article on Minolta’s 110 Zoom SLR; and the discovery of a “lost” photo studio in Geneva, New York, with original glass plate images of Susan B. Anthony.

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May 1 – Philip Pressel & the Hexagon KH-9 Spy Satellite Stereo Camera

June 5 – Vladimir Khazan on the Exakta


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To everyone who participated in the years’ Photographica 89!

Get ready for 2023: PHSNE’s 50th year and Photographica 90

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