Tag Archives: prints

a time machine in your pocket

Toronto. You really do have a time machine – its your camera or smartphone! Really! Think about it. For example, if someone didn’t have a camera, Carol would never have known what her great grandmother (her father’s grandmother) looked like, … Continue reading

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do you remember when colour prints were an option?

Toronto. The year was 1955 and in the May 30th issue of LIFE on page 45, Kodak boldly promoted the use of its color print film for those special occasions! Colour prints had a big plus and many minuses… Colour … Continue reading

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George Tice Exhibition

Toronto. “George TICE (1938-) is one of the most important photographer of his generation. He is world famous for his black and white photos representing the American culture, urban and rural landscapes. His work is shown in more than a hundred museums and institutions … Continue reading

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directory of Massachusetts photographers 1839 – 1900

Toronto. Ron Polito via Bob Lansdale suggested this link to his “Directory of Massachusetts Photographers 1839 – 1900” as an addition to our Research menu item which is currently in design mode. Meantime, take a look at the work of Ron … Continue reading

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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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