Tag Archives: paper

don’t let the light get in

Toronto. Cameras are all the same in one sense whether they cost pennies or thousands of dollars: they are a light tight box separating a light sensitive medium from a lens so that any object at infinity is in focus … Continue reading

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making the grade

Toronto. This post refers to film (black and white)  printing. Once you choose the huge number of variables for a photographic paper choice, you are left with one last factor – paper grade. Ideally, the chart shown at left (3 … Continue reading

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paper doll

Toronto. To convert a film negative into a positive image, a second piece of the sensitive medium was usually used. Most commonly this was a photographic (light sensitive) paper. And there stood the dilemma for the average beginning photographer. There … Continue reading

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analog (film) delights

Toronto. PhotoEd magazine has just issued a paper version of its Spring/Summer 2019 issue. This issue uses film as a theme “the resilience of analog” If you want even more of the theme topic, editor/publisher Rita Godlevskis has also produced … Continue reading

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PHSC News 17-08

Toronto. Another delightful newsletter by our editor Sonja Pushchak. Sonja’s newsletters have themes – this issue mixes Valentine’s Day with Black History month. She begins with a backgrounder on the song Paper Moon – a riff on Valentine’s Day. Next … Continue reading

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A different kind of plate

Toronto. No technology ever arrives on the market already in its final form, including photography. The art of the picture is based on many earlier ideas that cumulated in the invention of photography; first as film and now as a … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show November 26, 2017

Toronto. We are hosting our Image Show this coming Sunday, November 26th at he Arts & Letters club in downtown Toronto at 14 Elm Street. Come on  down and join in the fun, get some additions for your collection, and … Continue reading

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Photographic paper – crafted paper cameras

Toronto. Lee Ji-hee is a paper artist. His creations range from life-sized paper dogs to mouthwatering paper food! On a visit to Seoul and the Korea Camera Museum, Ji-hee fell in love with the antique cameras on display and decided … 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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Old Book and Paper Show Today.

Toronto. Les Jones, our Programme Chair just sent me a note reminding me that the latest old book and paper show will be held March 26. Click here for full details. I visited the show some years ago when I was … Continue reading

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