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the old way to get pictures quickly

Toronto. In the film era you waited days or weeks to see the results of your camera efforts – unless you owned one of the marvellous Polaroid cameras that gave you a picture in a minute! Edwin Land came up … Continue reading

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March 3, 1947 photographic milestone

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me an email the other day showing the first announcement of Edwin Land’s picture in a minute process in the March 3, 1947 issue of LIFE I recently did a post on the impact this picture … Continue reading

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long before digital we had Polaroid!

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me a few old photography ads including this July 1950 Popular Photography¬†Polaroid ad. The Polaroid ad brought to mind many old memories. As a kid in Allandale, I had my first camera – an old Kodak … Continue reading

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