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Tintype Studio Portrait Session April 22nd

Toronto. I received an email today from the folks at the Tintype Studio here in Toronto telling me about their Portrait session coming up on the 22nd of April. The tintype is a durable process famous for its low cost and ability … Continue reading

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People as Pixels

Toronto. In this age of digital technology most of us know pixel means picture element which in the film era we called grain. George Dunbar sent me this remarkable link to a c1917 Library of Congress (Washington DC) photograph of … Continue reading

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“I,” said the page, beginning to fade.

Toronto. The title of this post is from a song by Pete Seeger. On March 15, 1979, I took my family to The Bay at Cloverdale (long gone – became Zellers, then Target, and now empty for over two years). … Continue reading

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Old Photo Oriented Magazines

Toronto. George Dunbar often discovers interesting web sites. When they pertain to photography, I receive an email which was the case two days ago. George came across the site “Slightly Out of Focus“.  This site is a book store specializing … Continue reading

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We Have a remarkable Editor

Toronto. As I ate breakfast last Friday (Nov 4th), I read with interest the Globe’s obituary for Kelly Gotlieb, the father of Canadian computing. Gotlieb earned that title when while  associated with the U of T, he imported Canada’s earliest computer … Continue reading

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Tintype Studio Portrait Session

Toronto. The folks at the Tintype Studio are holding a special portrait session on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at their downtown studio 141 Spadina Ave in Toronto. The folks at the Studio visited us three years ago on Feb 20, … Continue reading

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Tintype Portraits in Toronto

Toronto. Horst Herget is a Toronto photographer specializing in photography for Healthcare and Educational Institutions. His web site gives you an idea of his current portfolio. One aspect of his work is to create unusual portraits – Horst is one of … Continue reading

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