Tag Archives: prints

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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Sara Angelucci Exhibit

Toronto. Stephen Bulger of the Stephen Bulger gallery announced that he is hosting an exhibition of photographic works by Sara Angelucci called Arboretum. The photographs combine images of trees and people. Ms Angelucci, an Adjunct  Professor in Photography at Ryerson, is … Continue reading

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Saving Digital Images to Print

Toronto. Many genealogists like me have been thrilled to track down and identify photographs. I have many going back to 1900. My dad used a Kodak Junior Six-20 he bought in the 1930s so I have pictures of my early … Continue reading

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A Source of Sharp Old Prints

Toronto. PHSC member and regular contributor to our web site, Sarah Shrigley, sent me an interesting email back in early July. Included in the email were many century old prints of American scenes, all quite sharp. While I cannot show her … Continue reading

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Feedback on Deckle-Edge Snap-shots

Toronto. I remember seeing an old Kodak deckle-edge trimmer that was one of the late Larry Boccioletti’s favourite items. After we published Anna Krentz’s story of Snap-shots with an Edge, member Frank Calandra of Rochester wrote Bob Lansdale the following … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Eddie

Toronto. How sad. It was announced today that Black’s has folded and will close the last 50+ stores in early August. Heavens, Black’s is older than me. I spent many a lunch hour visiting the local Black’s to have my … Continue reading

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