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who swiped my photo?

Toronto. Today, people are uploading their photographs in droves. Sadly, while this offers a far wider audience over the internet, it exposes the excellent and unusual to easier copyright violation. The BBC News via a column written on the 18th … Continue reading

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China through British eyes in 1980s

Toronto. Russ Forfar often alerts me to interesting scientific concepts potentially of use in future photographic endeavours. This time Russ sent me a note on a new book by the British photographer Adrian Bradshaw. Adrian has been interested in China … Continue reading

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Salt and Silver 1840 – 1860 Exhibition

Toronto. We often see and hear about the daguerreotype process as it was common and free throughout the world except in England where a licence had to be purchased. This exhibition celebrates the British salt prints of the Fox Talbot process. The … Continue reading

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A suitcase full of photographic wonder

Toronto. Shades of Vivian Maier! My long time friend and PHSC guest speaker Russ Forfar  sent me a brief email Wednesday regarding this news item posted on the BBC. Picture editor Phil Coomes, a photographer in his own right, wrote … Continue reading

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Kodak Building 56 dissolves

Toronto. In the early hours yesterday another Kodak building disappeared forever as a demolition company in Rochester quietly imploded the structure which once housed 18 acetate roll coating machines. In my youth, Kodak was a  huge force in photography with … Continue reading

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The Camera that captured readers’ lives

Toronto. A few weeks back on January 7, 2015 I posted a link to the BBC celebrating Kodak’s clever little Brownie camera. Today member, Ross Forfar, who owns Kominek’s camera repair sent me this link  to a series of annotated … Continue reading

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