Tag Archives: photography

A French man with a plan

Toronto. Daguerre was a scenic painter and creator of dioramas. He wanted to find a way to capture scenes and have a record from which to paint the scene for a diorama much later. When he learned Niepce was also … Continue reading

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A book to remember

Toronto. In A Night to Remember, author Walter Lord wrote a thrilling story about the sinking of the Titanic back in  April 1912. In 1976, the late Brian Coe then Curator of the Kodak Museum in England. wrote this book. … Continue reading

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PHSC News for November 2017

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has delivered another sumptuous edition of our favourite newsletter. The 12 page extravaganza opens with a review of the 2014 book Homegrown by Julia Blackmon (titled Snow Jobbery). Page two covers a couple of rare Leicas … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the ball

Toronto. With a growing interest in close-up photography, in July of 1979 I bought a used copy of Dr Otto Croy’s  book Camera Close-up originally published in England and America by Focal Press of England in 1961. L. A. Mannheim translated … Continue reading

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Photography Show – Arts & Letters Club Sunday

Toronto. Les Jones sent me an email on Thursday offering an invitation to view the Photography Show at the Arts & Letters Club this Sunday, April 30th from 1 – 4 pm. The show will run from April 30th through … Continue reading

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Architectural Ruins

Toronto. I have always been fascinated by photographs of architectural ruins. Robert Burley of Ryerson spoke to us on February, 2007. with slides of the abandoned buildings and equipment of the Kodak Canada campus. A few years later he produced … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada

Toronto. NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 15, 2017 Norm Rosen – Photographic Publishing in Canada Norm is the editor of Photo News, a Canadian Magazine published quarterly. If any of you subscribe to the Globe and Mail, you have seen the  beautiful PHOTO News … Continue reading

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Early Colour Books for 35mm cameras

Toronto. We treat black and white images as niche photos today. Modern day digital cameras take beautiful full colour photos out of the box. The photographer needs to know little about colour, his (or her) camera, or the subject to … Continue reading

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Airplane Photography in 1919

Toronto. My friend George Dunbar seems to find many fascinating sites on the internet. He sent me a note on Thursday, last about Airplane Photography. The topic is covered in a book by  Herbert Eugene Ives (1882-1953) published by Lippencott … Continue reading

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Internet Mountains – Photographer Clive Holden

Toronto. How long have we had digital photography and the internet? Decades? Well, someone had to use the new technology combined with the old to create modern day landscape images. Member Stephen Bulger is hosting an exhibit – his second … Continue reading

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