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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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Those were the days

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me an email the other day showing an American inauguration some 64 years ago. The photo shows a cluster of news photographers, most of whom appear to be using the venerable 4×5 Speed Graphic cameras and … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 42-4

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale sent this issue to the printer. The proof was reviewed and 42-4 is off to the press! Copies will be in the mail by late next week. I selected the cover shot as an example of … Continue reading

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Snap Shots 22-6 now available

Toronto. Thanks to Bob Lansdale for noting that the latest pdf version of Snap Shots is now available. Snap Shots is the official journal of the PHSNE and announces the topic and location of the next meeting as well as … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-8

Toronto. Our first newsletter of 2017 was sent to our MailChimp list last evening. We begin this edition with a story about Hamilton and ice fishing illustrated with 104 year old John Boyd’s c1919 photograph. Our January meeting is covered … Continue reading

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Review of 2016 December Show and Tell

Toronto. I presented at the meeting last month and also wrote this brief review. Thanks to those who kindly reviewed my draft and corrected any errors. A special thanks to Bob Lansdale for doing most of the photographs and Lorne … Continue reading

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People as Pixels

Toronto. In this age of digital technology most of us know pixel means picture element which in the film era we called grain. George Dunbar sent me this remarkable link to a c1917 Library of Congress (Washington DC) photograph of … Continue reading

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Miracle Repair Tips

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, January 18, 2017 Russ Forfar, Lincoln Ross: Miracle Repair Tips Both Russ and Lincoln have spoken to the PHSC some 20 years ago.  Russ will give hints on repairing legacy film cameras like the late 1930s Leica shown … Continue reading

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Matt Isenburg – November 14, 2016

Toronto. Bob Lansdale got word of the passing of Matt Isenburg on December 15th. It was confirmed by Elizabeth Isenburg that Matt passed away last month,  November 14th. I first heard of Matt when the PHSC sold me a copy … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Issue 42-3

Toronto. This is our second issue using the new format. Our cover photograph of the 1800s Coffin Block Building is discussed in this issue by editor Lansdale. There is a brief text and photo essay about our fall fair. For … Continue reading

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