Tag Archives: France

a c1890 Photosphere camera

Toronto. In 1871, Dr Richard Maddox in the UK announced the dry plate process which replaced wet-plate photography which for decades was a standard process replacing the Daguerreotype in popularity. Dry plate went on to be the under pinnings of … Continue reading

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pre photography in 1826

Toronto. We take photography for granted today. A smartphone, or a digital camera and a computer is all you need to see and share your photos. Your printer can even make hard copies if you wish. But this was not … Continue reading

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David Douglas Duncan 1916 – 2018

Toronto. George Dunbar dropped me a line the other day noting that the Guardian had announced the death of the famous American war photo-journalist David Douglas Duncan in France were he had lived since the 1960s. Duncan was one of last of … Continue reading

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Kyriakos Kaziras photographic exhibition

Toronto. GADcollection in Paris France is hosting an exhibition of photographs taken by Kyriakos Kaziras in the Big Apple. The exhibition runs from this March 15 to April 15. You can buy one or more of these dramatic photographs even … Continue reading

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Matthias Olmeta, France – Ambrotypes

Toronto. Gallerie GADCOLLECTION of Paris, France emailed me last Wednesday to announce its fall exhibits. Up first is the Ambrotype series “Letters to my grandchildren” by French photographer Matthias Olmeta. Opening and reception is September 7, 2017. The exhibit will run … Continue reading

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Paris in the Springtime

Toronto. Bievres, France is famous for its Photography Fairs. On June 3 and 4 of June, 2017 the community is hosting its 54th show. I recently received this email’ ” The 54th Bievres International Photo fair will take place on 3 … Continue reading

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Paris… in the fall

Toronto, October 25, 2013. Editor Bob Lansdale is back from the Daguerreian convention in France, home of the beginnings of photography. Bob shot many images of the Gallic city and his fellow members of the Daguerreian Society. You can see … Continue reading

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