Snap Shots

Portrait of Winston Churchill, taken by Karsh in 1941

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 Liss began researching in 2014, and now has most of the puzzle solved. Sign up now and you can join

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JP Stones image on Mexica culture

Snap Shots October 2022

The October 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 at 7:30PM EDT. Other items: overdue recognition of legendary photographer Margaret Bourke-White inducted to the New Jersey Hall of

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Bill Hao, a giant wet plate camera, and a darkroom bus

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: comments about June’s presentation on the Exakta, the Univex use of proprietary film, and clarifying the identification of a C.

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Andy Warhol "Screen Tests" (Edie Sedgwick) at the Currier Museum, Manchester NH

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 7:30pm EDT on ZOOM. Other items include: PHOTOGRAPHICA 89’s huge success on April 23rd, with over 400 attendees plus a

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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 3A Folding Pocket for postcards, and a 130-year-old wood bellows camera serving as a coffee table. Exhibits: Wellesley’s Davis Museum

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Gordon Parks' iconic "American Gothic" (Ella Watson), 1942; part of a gift of 600 images to the Portland (ME) Museum of Art from Judy Glickman Lauder, January, 2022.

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 High School, 457 Walnut St. in Newtonville, MA. 7:00 AM Early Birds $20; 9:00 AM General Admission $5; 4 PM

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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 tips are scanning do’s and don’ts for a successful archiving project along with a Q&A. Other items in this issue

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Exhibit image from "Light and Legacy: The Art and Techniques of Edward Curtis" in Scottsdale, AZ, through spring 2023.

Snap Shots February 2022

The February 2022 Snap Shots features Terri Cappucci’s Zoom presentation on how she rescued thousands of glass negatives from the trash, and the steps she took to restore and preserve them, along with hard-won advice on how to keep images safe. Other stories include: a Photographica romance started in 1996;

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Four mirror design in a flat-panel projection display

Snap Shots January 2022

Happy New Year! The January 2022 Snap Shots features a Zoom presentation by Lev Sakin, noted optical designer and engineer, for the January 9, 2022, meeting. Sakin’s career includes working at LOMO in St. Petersburg, Russia; General Scientific in Ann Arbor, MI; and in Wilton, CT, where he co-founded Optical

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AP 175: Nelson Mandela freed, 1990

Snap Shots December 2021

The December 2021 Snap Shots is our Happy Holidays edition. It starts with a special Zoom meeting on December 5 featuring the members’ “Show ‘n’ Tell,” sharing their favorite cameras, images, or what-have-you with the audience online. It’s engaging, fun, and occasionally hilarious. Don’t miss it! Other items in this issue

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Left Behind: Afghan Studio Portraits

Snap Shots November 2021

The November 2021 Snap Shots features Dr. Anthony Hamber’s presentation on “The Rise of Photographic Illustration 1839-1880” from England,   November 7, via Zoom. Other articles: a new collection of African-American photographer’s work at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC; the Kodak Scout cameras; the Minolta Weathermatic A; “Left Behind:

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National Parrk Foundation Grand Prize Winner

Snap Shots October 2021

The October 2021 Snap Shots features PHSNE member Vladimir Khazan’s Zoom presentation on “Zeiss-Ikon: History and Products from 1846-1945” at the October 3rd meeting. Other articles: the National Park Foundation grand prize-winning photo, taken by Mark Gruenhaupt, captures the Milky Way Galaxy above a camping area in the San Juan

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Coming Up

 

November 2022 Zoom Meeting Sunday, Nov 6, 2022 7:30 PM EST — Ken Liss and a Gem Tintype Album Puzzle Solved

December 2022 Zoom meeting Dec 4, 2022 7:30 PM EST — Holiday Show & Tell

Check the PHSNE website for updates, email notices, and new features.

To all participants in the 2022 Photographica 89

Thank You!

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

Dealers: Contact Show Manager John Dockery

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Coming Up

 

November 2022 Zoom Meeting Sunday, Nov 6, 2022 7:30 PM EST — Ken Liss and a Gem Tintype Album Puzzle Solved

December 2022 Zoom meeting Dec 4, 2022 7:30 PM EST — Holiday Show & Tell

Check the PHSNE website for updates, email notices, and new features.

Support PHSNE on eBay — visit Mass495 for deals from PHSNE

 

To all participants in the 2022 Photographica 89

Thank You!

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

Dealers: Contact Show Manager John Dockery

Use the