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Winterize your camera? How quaint!

Toronto. Smartphones have become the most common cameras today according to some social media outlets. Owners have no need to “winterize” or even repair their smartphones. Usually the battery wears out but long before that the current model becomes obsolete … Continue reading

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five for one

Toronto. My fav editor Rita Godlevskis over at PhotoEd is hosting a publishers conference tomorrow the 17th online. Rita writes, “If you have ever had questions about periodical PUBLISHING in Canada, here is YOUR chance to ask your questions + get answers … Continue reading

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electricity to the rescue

Toronto. Whenever a new technology or process was announced people found ways to use it for profit. A few decades ago photographers set up multi flash units to light large areas when a shot was taken. The idea of harnessing … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Online Fall 2020

Toronto. Rita has another great issue of PhotoEd magazine online. Have a look at all the great portraits and more! And remember, the print edition of PhotoEd is different than the online issue. We heard about the new issue when … Continue reading

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photographica c1925

Toronto. The magazine Science & Industry addressed the wide audience of tinkers and experimenters (mostly boys and youths) and as such it included a wide range of things. In this example article, a camera is shown, but unnamed. The take home … Continue reading

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follow da money

Toronto. When I was a kid, magazines were rife with ads offering ways to get rich. These ads made it seem so easy. The ad at left, was aimed at wishful future photographers. The ad even promised a free “professional … Continue reading

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another dimension

Toronto. Paintings and regular photos are done in two dimensions. Careful use of shadows (lighting for photos) give a more modelled view of the subject. Most humans have two eyes 2 to 3 inches apart giving two images of any … Continue reading

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flash … bang …

Toronto. In the 19th and early 20th century indoor and night photography required flash for a decent exposure. Unfortunately, the magnesium powder that created a bright light when ignited was unstable and unless great care was taken, it would suddenly … Continue reading

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stick a pin in it

Toronto. Just over three years ago I did a post on the simple pinhole camera. This wonderful solution to a camera for all even had a day devoted to photographs taken by pinhole cameras (a day in April). My friend … Continue reading

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pretty as a picture

Toronto. Editor Rita Godlevskis and the gang at PhotoEd have whipped up another tasty edition (Fall 2020), this time featuring fresh Canadian portraiture. Check out this exciting issue’s articles and photos. Please note that the PHSC is represented with this ad on … Continue reading

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