Tag Archives: film

seeing red

Toronto. Nope, this isn’t about anger issues – or bulls – but good old films and emulsions. All emulsions and sensors are sensitive to light. The energy of light varies with blue and shorter wave lengths having proportionally more energy. … Continue reading

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“… you must have a fantastic camera …”

Toronto. This quote, attributed to Sam Haskins, must be one of the worst compliments ever given to a photographer! Stripped of its bells and whistles, a camera is just a black box that holds the sensitive media (film, sensor) the right … Continue reading

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the PHSC spring photographica-fair

Toronto. What are you doing May 26th? I’ll be going to the PHSC ‘s spring camera show at the Trident Hall on the south east corner of Islington and Evans. Easy access by car or the red rocket. Admission at … Continue reading

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our February 2019 PHSC News

Toronto. Another great newsletter has been wrapped up in a ribbon this week. Editor Pushchak has filled this issue with many delights. She begins with Broken Rules – the so called Motion Picture Production Code or MPPC that defined our … Continue reading

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even stocking stuffers!

Toronto. George Dunbar is having a great time researching magazines sold well over a half century ago. Looking at them, it is easy to see ads and articles for things familiar to me and George (and some others too) back … Continue reading

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Pepita Ferrari 1952 – 2018

Toronto. At the end of last year, we lost another great Canadian photographer, Pepita Ferrari. The NFB fondly remembers this great documentary film maker, producer, and author. Her obituary article appeared in the Globe on January 30, 2019. Ms Ferrari … Continue reading

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feel like going to Vancouver?

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out on the west coast  sent me an email announcing the next Vancouver camera show this April 28th. Tonchi writes, “Dear sisters and brothers in the camera collecting community, I am happy to announce that April 28th marks … Continue reading

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Potsdam ASA 100 B&W Film

Toronto. The folks at Lomography like the film niche so well that they are introducing another BW film in the traditional 35mm cassette. To today’s photographer – amateur or professional an ASA (ISO) rating of 100 seems pathetically slow, yet … Continue reading

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whatcha doin’ Sunday the 20th?

Toronto, Well then, go and see CAMERAMA! Gary’s first show of the year will feature lots of collectible and usable cameras and lenses, etc. Shake off the winter blahs and see what you can do to augment your collection or … Continue reading

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Camerama Jan 20, 2019

Toronto. My friend Gary Perry dropped me a note the other day to say his latest Camerama show is set for January 20th, 2019 at the usual location. Click on the thumbnail at left to see the show poster and … Continue reading

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