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Photo Review Benefit Auction in Philly

Toronto. Fancy a quick trip to the city of brotherly love this month? Stephen Perloff sent me an email this past Monday to announce the latest Benefit Auction this Saturday in Philadelphia. Benefits go to the Daguerreian Society. Stephen writes, … Continue reading

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all the news that’s FAKE to print …

Toronto. It is often thought that manipulation of photographs only happened after Photoshop and its ilk arrived on the scene. However, decades before Photoshop, a savvy darkroom expert could seamlessly blend or otherwise manipulate two or more negatives or prints … Continue reading

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PHSC News 18-1 for May 2018

Toronto. As we come to the start of this fiscal year, News editor Sonja Pushchak has released the first of this year’s tasty pdf newsletters.  The front page is titled Fit Necessity – replacing the strenuous jobs of over a … Continue reading

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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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Colour for the masses

Toronto. In its 1947 LIFE magazine ad, Kodak tried to gain customers using two emerging themes: the growing popularity of 35mm; and the inroads of colour (both transparencies and prints). If a customer wasn’t ready to embrace colour, he could … Continue reading

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Cutting the Clutter

Toronto. Remember the family album or the old shoe box of prints? Like all families, mine and my wife’s folks would take out an album or a box and lovingly go over the pictures bringing back fond and not so … Continue reading

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Our other Facebook page…

Toronto. Louise Freyburger reminded a number of us on Wednesday that she manages TWO Facebook pages for the PHSC! The first is the link you go to when you click on the Facebook logo in the right hand sidebar. The … Continue reading

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Preservation of Digitally Printed Photographs

Toronto. On December 12 of this year, George Dunbar sent me a followup to his search for an explanation of how his digital prints were printed. George has always insisted that a paper print of any age can be viewed … Continue reading

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Lost America Found

Toronto. Today we have a multitude of old photos – nameless people and places, Some faded, some still pristine like the sample at the left. When I was a kid in Barrie, Joe Waterer had a camera store downtown called … Continue reading

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Are Kiosk Prints Better?

Toronto. George Dunbar raised an interesting question the other evening. “What process is used today to reproduce prints at Walmart from digital files?” “Inkjet printers,” I asked? “Maybe for large prints,” said George, “Smaller prints use a type of dye sublimation.” … Continue reading

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