Tag Archives: film

a child’s camera for Christmas

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar sent me an email the other day that got me thinking of my childhood. Like the Ansco Panda, Kodak’s Baby Brownie was targeted at children, especially around Christmas and birthdays. When I was in grade … Continue reading

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oh! to be in Montreal now that spring is here!

Toronto. My friend Sol Hadef, a PHSC member and a regular at our camera shows, will be hosting his Spring Montreal Camera Show in the West Island area of Montreal tomorrow (April 8th) so if you like good food, a … Continue reading

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London Camera Show April 15, 2018

Toronto. Did you miss our auction last Sunday? We had the largest-ever turnout (to a casual observer). In any case, our friends in London are hosting a show next month just a 2 hour drive west of the big smoke. … Continue reading

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Kryptar B&W film

Toronto. Last Saturday, George Dunbar asked an interesting question, “Anyone ever heard of this film?” I certainly hadn’t. In 1948 I would have been in grade six and my family used only Kodak products as did most Canadians of the … Continue reading

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Ansco color ad 1947

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me this November 10th, 1947 LIFE magazine ad on Ansco Color. In the late 1950s I chose Ansco (called Anscochrome by then) transparencies for the colour photographs I would take while on assignment in Labrador since … Continue reading

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PHSC General Auction March 18th, 2018

Toronto. Our annual spring auction will be a general auction. All people are welcome – and all their acceptable lots (we reserve the right to accept any lots). Please note we have limited space available for the lots. <<Click the … 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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PHSC Spring Auction March 18, 2018

Toronto. Spring is coming and with it the PHSC Spring auction. This is our general consignment auction. ¬†All are welcome. <=== Click the poster icon at left for details and map. Bring your old but good photo items and stay … Continue reading

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Shanebrook on Kodak Film

Toronto. November 15, 2017 PHSC Meeting Robert Shanebrook: Making Kodak Film in 2003 We received a note from Mr Shanebrook offering his book at a special price. Click on Continue reading below for details.

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An old adage proven

Toronto.. As the saying goes, “The best camera is the one in your hand…” For the first 70 or so years of photography the most important accessory was a good tripod! The sensitive media were so slow it was impossible … Continue reading

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