Tag Archives: film

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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nailed it! March 15, 2020

Toronto. Auction time again. We hold our consignment auction March 15, 2020 at the usual location in Long Branch (SW Toronto to all readers). Photos for our first few lots arrived around Valentine’s Day (give or take). Click on the … Continue reading

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red sails in the sunset

Toronto. The energy of light depends on its wavelength. The higher (shorter) the wavelength, the more energetic the light. Visible light runs the gamut from reds to deep blues and purples. The beginnings of photography used media barely sensitive to … Continue reading

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roll on

Toronto. George Dunbar threw a challenge the other day. He asked if anyone knew about or heard about the ROLLAPRINT system as advertised on page 4 in the May 26, 1961 issue of LIFE. It is full page so it … Continue reading

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PHSC Consignment Auction March 31, 2020

Toronto. We’re having an auction! A special auction! Everyone Welcome! The lots are being grabbed up fast! We may have room for you at the door, BUT send your photos to auction@phsc.ca and your items will be vetted and valid items sent … Continue reading

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film rescue international

Toronto. PHSC member Jim Hall, over in Guelph. Sent Bob Lansdale this note which Bob passed on to me. Jim writes, “PHSC Guelph member Jim Hall here. Thanks for your email, I came across this CBC article on a guy doing … Continue reading

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look, see, mini she

Toronto. Today we can snap a photo on our smartphone and with a touch see the result tout de suite! But it wasn’t always so simple and fast. In the era of 35mm and 2 1/4 square colour slides you … Continue reading

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taking care of business

Toronto. Winnepegger Randy Bachman has a great night time music program on the CBC Radio. When he was a member of the Bachman Turner Overdrive band, their song Taking Care of Business was a big hit. In a similar spirit, … 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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