Tag Archives: Digital

take a shot for t-dot

Toronto. Mike Simpson over at Tdot in the GTA sends this note along about a photo contest  held from May 15 to July 1 of this year (2020). If you like to show off your photos, then consider entering this … Continue reading

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a Kodak moment …

Toronto. In the 1990s and early 2000s, Kodak produced a series of professional digital cameras in its Digital Camera System (DCS) using  a Kodak sensor and electronics plus a Nikon  or Canon film camera. My friend John Linsky called me … Continue reading

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a plethora of polaroids

Toronto. Every collection needs at least one Polaroid camera – I have two personally. And thanks to innovators in Europe and Japan, Polaroid colour packs can still be found. If your collection  suffers the  lack of a Polaroid camera – … Continue reading

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Horace said it best

Toronto. The American New Yorker said, “Go West, young man…”, a recommendation recently repeated by Tonchi Martinic in his email on the Vancouver Camera Show. So if you plan to visit Vancouver, or find yourself there in late April, enjoy … Continue reading

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wow! that is really small!

Toronto. Last fall, Digital Camera World featured this tiny grain of sand camera. I had heard of small cameras you could swallow for a colonoscopy to spot polyps of about 5mm or larger, but this little guy is even smaller, traversing … Continue reading

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Camerama Show Jan 19, 2020

Toronto. Do you have 2020 vision? Its Camerama time again on Jan 19th. Click on the little camera at left for a full size bookmark with directions. Been there before? Same location (Edward Hotel). Same parking. Get in for $7 … Continue reading

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digital photos – easier and harder too

Toronto. As digital overrides film (analogue), the messy wet darkroom gives way to computer-based image correction and inkjet printing. Digital makes technically perfect images a snap while still demanding an artist’s eye to find a subject and take a photo … Continue reading

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CAMERAMA Show November 10th 2019

Toronto. Gary Perry has his latest Camerama coming up this Sunday, November 10th at the usual locale. Drop by this Sunday and see what you can find to add to your collection or user gear! If you need more information, … Continue reading

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easy peasy

Toronto. The other day my grand daughter sent me this photo of her brother having a halloween mask made at home. She is eight years old and took this image with her iPad camera, which has a 3.3mm f/2.4 lens … Continue reading

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light in the box

Toronto. Continuing with the copy theme, one big challenge is lighting three dimensional objects so shadows are softened and the object is modelled by the lighting. One easy technique is to use a light box. This accessory has soft pure … Continue reading

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