Category Archives: magazine

analog (film) delights

Toronto. PhotoEd magazine has just issued a paper version of its Spring/Summer 2019 issue. This issue uses film as a theme “the resilience of analog” If you want even more of the theme topic, editor/publisher Rita Godlevskis has also produced … Continue reading

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a big THANKS to the PPoC

Toronto. Take a look here at Gallerie. The Professional Photographers of Ontario organization and its antecedents  were the proving ground for our journal editor Bob Lansdale. He has produced impressive issues with well thought out content and content mix. In … Continue reading

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even stocking stuffers!

Toronto. George Dunbar is having a great time researching magazines sold well over a half century ago. Looking at them, it is easy to see ads and articles for things familiar to me and George (and some others too) back … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Winter 2018 Issue

Toronto. If you like photography, you will be pleased to see that the latest issue, Winter 2018 (#54) is out. Editor Rita Godlevskis has released her latest full colour issue of this great Canadian Photography magazine. Issue 54 features article like … Continue reading

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speaking of pictures …

Toronto. Decades ago, LIFE magazine published photos and a brief description each issue in a column they called “Speaking of Pictures“. On pages 4 and 5 of its January 11, 1954 issue, Speaking of Pictures printed the shot shown at … Continue reading

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who did JR shoot?

Toronto. One of the remaining magazines is TIME. My subscription lapsed over 60 years ago. They recently published a special issue on gun control, a sore topic south of the border. Those of us old enough to remember television in … Continue reading

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spoofing photographers

Toronto. The old LIFE magazine had a column titled “speaking of pictures”. In its June 22, 1953 edition, LIFE presented would-be photographer George Goodman in this column. Goodman’s claim to fame was the marvellous series of skits he shot portraying … Continue reading

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all that glitters

Toronto. Kodak was fond of using medals for various reasons, so we saw nothing unusual when a LIFE ad the spring of 1953  (pp68-69) used such a medallion to announce the 65th anniversary show of Kodak snapshot cameras (the first … Continue reading

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a new Canadian Photographic magazine

Toronto. Last Sunday, at PHSC’s Fall Fair, PHSC Membership Secretary, Wayne Gilbert was handing out a new free Canadian magazine issued by  Henry’s. The magazine was just the second issue, A letter size 52 page glossy, it promoted both Henry’s … Continue reading

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