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another revolution world wide

Toronto. In November of 1994, I bought this student microscope from Gord Reithmeier. Made about 1900, it is unusual in the excellent condition of the stand and its wooden box. Originally sold complete for $12 US, it is occasionally seen … Continue reading

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Camerama Show this Sunday

Toronto. Take in Gary Perry’s latest show this Sunday. <<= clcick the icon at left for details. Edward Village Hotel information is on their web site as well. You can add to your collection or sell off items to one … Continue reading

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Selfie anyone?

Toronto. On November 1st, George Dunbar dropped me a brief email extolling these rare photos of times past. While none is Canadian, the pictures themselves show the way were were about a century ago when photographs were mostly taken by … Continue reading

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an Automat for photos not food

Toronto. The folks at Lomography just keep on creating. Like many of their products, this beautiful retro camera uses the Fuji Instax Mini instant film to create the old fashioned Polaroid style photos. Flash, sensors, dual lens settings and automated … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the ball

Toronto. With a growing interest in close-up photography, in July of 1979 I bought a used copy of Dr Otto Croy’s ¬†book Camera Close-up¬†originally published in England and America by Focal Press of England in 1961. L. A. Mannheim translated … Continue reading

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what’s new in photography for 1948-9?

Toronto. My thanks to my good friend George Dunbar for tracking down this issue of Popular Photography, now nearly 70 years old! On September 9th George writes, “Here’s a list that may interest PHSC members. “It’s huge, illustrated and shows … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Fall 2017

Toronto. At the September 2017 executive meeting, member and our GTCCC representative, Felix Russo, had with him copies of the latest issue of PhotoEd magazine. This 50th issue (Fall 2017) is the first to be edited and published by Rita … Continue reading

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An old adage proven

Toronto.. As the saying goes, “The best camera is the one in your hand…” For the first 70 or so years of photography the most important accessory was a good tripod! The sensitive media were so slow it was impossible … Continue reading

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September 20th, 2017 Show and Tell

Toronto. Traditionally we have held our annual Show and Tell session in December. This year we moved it up to September. And in recognition that it is our 150th anniversary since confederation, we are using a theme of Canadian photographic … Continue reading

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Camerama September 24th, 2017

Toronto. Member Gary Perry will host his first fall show for this year at the Edward Village Hotel, 185 Yorkland Blvd on Sunday, September 24th. Click the icon at left to see or print the show details. The show is … Continue reading

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