Tag Archives: Digital

good grief – it’s spring fair time again!

Toronto. For over forty years we have hosted the spring photograpica-fair – the BIG ONE!¬†Click on the icon at left to see the poster with full details. Need a map to get there? Then click HERE and see the book … Continue reading

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CanAm Photo Expo in Niagara Falls ON

Toronto. The CanAm Photo Expo takes place the end of next month in Niagara Falls Ontario on April 27 through 29. Click on the icon at left to see an example of an animal photo (leopard in a tree) courtesy … Continue reading

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The Big One – May 27, 2018

Toronto. The fair you have been waiting for! This year’s spring PHSC Photographica-Fair is set for May 27, 2018! Free parking , tasty pirogies, lots of dealers, A great time to add to your collectible or usable gear. Bring in … Continue reading

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another victim of the digital wave

Toronto. When was the last time you made a Xerox copy? Can’t remember? You are not alone. I think it was a couple of decades ago for me. I usually just pop the paper or papers in my Canon All-in-one … Continue reading

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the era of digital cameras

Toronto. The trend from the beginning of photography in 1839 was improved simplicity and accuracy. Today, with the era of digital photography, the making of a photograph is simplicity beyond belief: Focus, exposure, light balance, speed, and aperture are set … Continue reading

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21st century photographer

Toronto. The stand alone camera as we know it will soon disappear in the face of the ubiquitous smartphone (shown is an iPod Touch). Modern photographers shoot digital and view digital. The files may be downloaded to a computer and … Continue reading

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How many cameras does it take?

Toronto. The other day George Dunbar sent me a photograph by Doug Mills of the NY Times. Mills snapped the recent hearing into the firing of James Comey, ex FBI Director by President Trump. To mark his photo as unique, … Continue reading

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That Film Plane Thing Again

Toronto. Well over a half century ago a young Latvian designed the amazing Minox spy camera. For a time, some¬†models used a novel idea to add to the lens correction – the film plane was slightly curved along its longer … Continue reading

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PHSC News Issue 16-11, April 2017

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has sent out another delightful issue of our email newsletter – keeping in mind the sprit of April First… This 11 page issue covers a number of thought provoking topics and ideas. Click on the icon … Continue reading

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It’s a digital world after all!

Toronto. I woke this week to a heavy rumble. Bell finally began to install fibre lines on our street. In the next few weeks we will be able to switch our TV and land line telephone over to the internet … Continue reading

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