Tag Archives: film

springing the BIG ONE

Toronto. Some things change, some don’t! We have held the spring fair for over 40 years now. Come on down to the Trident Hall in south Etobicoke (south-west Toronto to visitors) and see what you can add to your personal … Continue reading

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war and home: talks by Palu and Lagler

NEXT MEETING: Wed May 15th, 2019 Photography, War and Alternative Narratives – Louie Palu. Louie discusses his experiences as a war photographer. Click the PHSC News page 2 icon attached at left for details. The Golden Age of Super 8 … Continue reading

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roll your own

Toronto. When film and 35mm cameras were all the rage, a significant savings could be realized by buying bulk 25, 50, or 100 foot rolls of 35mm film, In the darkroom, the film roll was placed in a light tight … Continue reading

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a head for news

Toronto. In the 1950s TV was rapidly taking hold as a source for daily news (not the mess of so called “entertainment” we see today amongst the plethora of commercials). Newsreels of the day were shot on film in clips, … Continue reading

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analog (film) delights

Toronto. PhotoEd magazine has just issued a paper version of its Spring/Summer 2019 issue. This issue uses film as a theme “the resilience of analog” If you want even more of the theme topic, editor/publisher Rita Godlevskis has also produced … Continue reading

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London Vintage Film Camera Show

Toronto. One of the better shows west of here is the London Vintage Film Camera Show. Just a couple of hours away by car on the 401, the next show is in a few weeks on Sunday, April 14th from … Continue reading

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do you remember when colour prints were an option?

Toronto. The year was 1955 and in the May 30th issue of LIFE on page 45, Kodak boldly promoted the use of its color print film for those special occasions! Colour prints had a big plus and many minuses… Colour … Continue reading

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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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