Category Archives: book

Camera Crazy by Salyers and Poole 2014

Toronto. Many camera collectors specialize: some with German 35mm; some with Japanese cameras; some with milestone versions; and so on. There are even a few who collect toy cameras of all things! My good friend John Linsky picked up this … Continue reading

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Review of Shanebrook’s epic “Making KODAK Film”, 2nd Edition

Toronto. Newsletter impresario David Bridge shows his other talents in this erudite and thoughtful review of Shanebrook’s massive 2nd edition of his Making KODAK Film book. Well worth the price of $100 USD, the book provides technical details showing just … Continue reading

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Early Colour Books for 35mm cameras

Toronto. We treat black and white images as niche photos today. Modern day digital cameras take beautiful full colour photos out of the box. The photographer needs to know little about colour, his (or her) camera, or the subject to … Continue reading

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Icons & Images at Swann Auction Galleries

Toronto. Lew Hine is one of my favourite photographers. This is Lot 22 of Sale 2436 at the Swann Auction Galleries on East 25th in New York City. The auction is on Feb 14, 2017 but you can preview the … Continue reading

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The Buzzing Lights Project

Toronto. Photographer Tanja Tiziana of our city has just completed her opus to the North American Neon Signs common over a half century ago. The book, “Buzzing Lights – The Fading Neon Landscape of North America” uses photographs to record … Continue reading

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Book: Ritual by V. Pietropaolo out Feb 1, 2017

Toronto.  I received a nice email from Toronto photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo last Friday announcing his latest book of photographs. Ritual – four decades of the Easter parade in Toronto’s little Italy,  will be printed and available the first of next … Continue reading

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“I,” said the page, beginning to fade.

Toronto. The title of this post is from a song by Pete Seeger. On March 15, 1979, I took my family to The Bay at Cloverdale (long gone – became Zellers, then Target, and now empty for over two years). … Continue reading

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Airplane Photography in 1919

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar seems to find many fascinating sites on the internet. He sent me a note on Thursday, last about Airplane Photography. The topic is covered in a book by  Herbert Eugene Ives (1882-1953) published by Lippencott … Continue reading

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19th C Photographic Cases and Wall Frames

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent me an email yesterday advising that the 3rd edition of Paul Berg’s book on 19th century cases and frames is now available. You can get the details and an order form here. If you collect … Continue reading

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New Sallows Book Available

Toronto.  Last October we had the pleasure of hearing about Reuben R Sallows through the eyes of postcard specialist Mike Smith.  At the talk Mike mentioned that he and co-author Larry Mohring had an illustrated book on Sallows and his … Continue reading

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