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Someone Figured Out a Process For Developing Kodachrome Film In Color

Toronto. I spotted this brief article on the Popular Photography page. As most people know, the last processing facility for this epic film closed back on December 30th, 2010. Apparently many photographers knew you could still develop Kodachrome in say … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Colour

Toronto. Once monochrome images were successfully captured by Daguerre and Fox Talbot and announced in January 1839, the holy grail of photography became capturing life in full colour. Beyond experimental processes, and hand colouring, this goal wasn’t reached as a … 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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Autochromes

Toronto. Once daguerreotypes gave us fine detail in mono colour or hand painted images, the holy grail became automatically coloured photos. The first┬áprocesses used various filters over a common mono colour (black and white) plate.┬áThe best commercial process in the … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-4

Toronto. Our brand new redesigned and retitled newsletter “PHSC News” was sent Saturday night to our members and others on our mail list at MailChimp. Hats off to editor David Bridge for a new delightful newsletter. The details of the … Continue reading

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Memories of Homemade Colour Prints

Toronto. George Dunbar’s note to me about the ferrania slide film revival brought back memories of my efforts to print colour back in the summer of 1960 when most amateur photographs were black and white. While I worked in Labrador, … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 40-2

Our second issue of Photographic Canadiana hit the mails last week. Editor Bob Lansdale has created another fabulous issue for our 40th year. The first article covers the 28mm cine camera. In researching this camera, Bob Wilson recalled he has … Continue reading

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London before 1927

London, May 11, 2013. Thanks to ex-pat Stan White who sent me a note regarding a London Evening Standard article and images from a 1926-7 movie of London, England. The movie uses the experimental Friese-Greene [Frisse-Greene] process. The movie was … Continue reading

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March 17 2013 Auction – Pix Posted

Another thorough round of photographs was taken by our resident Professional Photographer Bob Lansdale. The images have been posted on Shutterfly who recently bought the ill-fated Kodak picture site as that company struggles with bankruptcy. Click here or on the … Continue reading

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The Image Show – April 28 2013

To see a map click here or the above image. The Auction is over but the Image Show will be held at the same venue. For those who will be using GPS, remember to use Lake Shore Blvd West which … Continue reading

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