Tag Archives: colour

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 processes used various filters over a common mono colour (black and white) plate. The 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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Magic Lantern Show

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed., January 16th, 2013 PROFESSOR LAMBERT and his Magic Lantern Show. Have you ever seen a magic lantern in action? No? Well come out and welcome Ottawa’s famous lanternist as he delights in taking you back to … Continue reading

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Film Rescue International

Digitizing the now old chemical based films is becoming a popular enterprise. Out in Saskatchewan is a small company dedicated to  processing and transferring  still and motion picture vintage, expired and outdated film. They will not only process the old … Continue reading

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