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keeping your head down

Toronto. Any enlarger I used was vertical in design. In fact, I never saw a horizontal enlarger until I visited the late Larry Boccioletti, one of the founders of this society. At the time, Larry was looking for an old … Continue reading

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All About Enlargers – Part B

Toronto. What do you do when a photograph negative is too small? Enlarge it! You may be surprised to learn that enlarging apparatus came along well before the minicam revolution of the 1930s. In this special members-only supplement (vol 1-7) … Continue reading

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All About Enlargers – Part A

Toronto. What do you do when a photograph negative is too small? Enlarge it! You may be surprised to learn that enlarging apparatus came along well before the minicam revolution of the 1930s. In this special members-only supplement (vol 1-6) … Continue reading

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all about flash lamps

Toronto. What do you do when the light is too low for a photo? Use a flash! Years before electronic flash, or even flash bulbs, flash powder was used in variety of holders. See what was used for flash illumination in … Continue reading

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something to sit upon

Toronto. Well, what do you know? Here is another special members-only supplement (vol 1-4). This one is on posing chairs of all things. In a more leisurely era, a studio portrait took a few seconds of absolute stillness to capture. … Continue reading

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shudder and stutter -our shutter supplement

Toronto. This special (Vol 1 No. 3 September 2020) is titled, “ALL ABOUT SHUTTERS”. It was sent out Friday to all current members with an email address. If you did NOT get a copy, please email me at info@phsc.ca and I … Continue reading

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take a (down)load for free – Part B

Toronto. This special is titled, “ALL ABOUT LANTERN SLIDE PROJECTORS (PART B)”. It was sent out Friday to all current members with an email address. If you did NOT get a copy, please email me at info@phsc.ca and I will send … Continue reading

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