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Cássio Vasconcellos exhibition in France

Toronto. Our favourite gallery, Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris has extended its exhibition of Brazilian photographer Câssio Vasconcellos’s work to June 7th. Take a look here for a preview. The galerie says, “Cássio Vasconcellos (1965-) is a Brazilian photographer from São … Continue reading

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NYC? not this April …

Toronto. I just received word today that the NY Photography Fair, which I announced in a post on February 22nd, has been cancelled in anticipation of the New Corona Virus pandemic hitting the States in the coming weeks. We wish … Continue reading

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free filmin’

Toronto. Free Film forever! And Kodak film at that! Who could resist such a pitch? In my youth, I remember these pitches to casual amateurs to encourage camera use and printing.  The hook was, you mailed your exposed roll in, … Continue reading

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a modest show

Toronto. Modest Mussorgsky was a well known Russian composer, famous for his series called Pictures at an Exhibition in English. He wrote the series in June 1874 but it wasn’t released in print until 1886. He composed it after visiting … Continue reading

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darkroom dreamin on a winter’s day

Toronto. To paraphrase the Mamas and Papas 1966 song, “California Dreamin” – and it’s not winter yet. In the days of film, all the magic took place in the darkroom under the dim glow of the ruby or later dirty … Continue reading

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a colourful addition to the family

Toronto. Kodacolor first hit the retailers in 1942. By 1958 the use of 35mm cameras forced Kodak to offer the venerable colour negative film for prints in 35mm camera format and cassettes, Kodak initially charged for processing when you bought … Continue reading

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TDPC to take part in the Fall Fair this year

Toronto. Don’t miss the Big One this October 27th, 2019. Visit the tables of cameras, lenses, accessories, darkroom gear, studio gear, and more. In addition, the TDPC will be mounting a display of award winning prints for all visitors to … Continue reading

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the shadow knows…

Toronto. I remember as a child of seven or eight listening to radio dramas. One was called “The Shadow” and  his alter ego, “Lamont Cranston”. Like Cranston, the tell of a flash photograph with the flash gun mounted on a … Continue reading

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getting ready for the 6th

Toronto. When war was declared in September 1939, my uncle was too young and lied about his age to sign up. He trained in Canada and then embarked for England and more training. Being young, he was assigned less dangerous … Continue reading

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fly me to the moon

Toronto. An event occurred during the summer a half century ago that sparked the imagination of everyone! Man first walked on the moon. I was living in Montreal at the time. My first child was born that summer. And I … Continue reading

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