Tag Archives: Polaroid

Have you ever seen a Portrama?

Toronto.  Have you ever heard about or seen a strange  Polaroid camera called the Portrama? I had a call the other day from John Linsky, one PHSC’s founders. John found this odd looking camera at our trunk sale last Sunday. … Continue reading

Posted in camera | Tagged , | Comments Off on Have you ever seen a Portrama?

CHARLES GAGNON A Survey of Photographs

Toronto.  Stephen Bulger Galleries are presenting this exhibition of Montrealer Charles  Gagnon’s photographs including photographs taken with an SX-70 and a Minox! Exhibition Dates: May 13 – June 17, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 13, 2-5pm Online Preview: beginning May … Continue reading

Posted in people, photos | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on CHARLES GAGNON A Survey of Photographs

Remember the Polaroid Cameras?

Toronto. Edwin Land first offered the Polaroid Land “picture in a minute” Camera after WW2, a time when it took a week for the average person to receive prints from his photographs. I gave my dad a Polaroid in the … Continue reading

Posted in camera, photos | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Remember the Polaroid Cameras?

JollyLook Instant Camera

Toronto. Thanks to Russ Forfar for this link to a blast from the past as a Toronto AM music radio station used to say before playing a musical oldie. In my youth a number of photography magazines served us instead … Continue reading

Posted in camera | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on JollyLook Instant Camera

Instax & Impossible = Polaroid again?

Toronto. I read with interest in the Globe and Mail this morning that a local camera chain, Henry’s, can’t keep the Fuji Instax film packs in stock due to such high demand. In the Netherlands a few years back, the Polaroid … Continue reading

Posted in activities-other, processes | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Instax & Impossible = Polaroid again?