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if winter comes …

Toronto. … can spring be far behind? The delectable editor of PhotoEd, Ms Rita Godlevskis, announces two big events: The online version of PhotoEd’s winter edition and a call for material due February 1st for the PhotoEd spring edition. Be … Continue reading

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the marvellous little Polaroid

Toronto. In 1969, the Polaroid ad in LIFE magazine touted its series of electronic and mechanical cameras with built in timers and signals to tell the user development was finished. While Polaroid film and prints were somewhat expensive, the cameras … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Winter 2020/21

Toronto. It’s all there in black and white: the latest edition of PhotoEd magazine featuring beautiful B&W photographs. Haven’t seen it yet? Well, for pity’s sake BUY a subscription! Just go to this site and sign up now. We thank … Continue reading

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you oughta be in print

Toronto. Our favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, over at PhotoEd has a new contest. You can see her contest details here. Deadline is this coming February 2, 2021. If you ever pictured your photograph(s) in print, now is your chance. To … 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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we have a winner!

Toronto. PhotoEd editor Rita Godlevskis sent me this bulletin the other day. In it she announces the winners of her “The Look West” photo challenge. First prize goes to Julie Vincent of Calgary for the portrait shown at left. Rita … Continue reading

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what’s in your wallet?

Toronto. Not to be out done by Airequipt, Argus posted a two page spread (pp 10, 11) in the November 30, 1962 issue of LIFE magazine offering 10,ooo free prizes in the “ARGUS HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY”. The offer was limited to … Continue reading

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stay home – stay inspired

Toronto. By now we have all heard and felt the impact of COVID-19 and its repercussions. The terms – social distancing and self isolation have become common concepts as countries world wide struggle to contain this nasty virus. For entirely … Continue reading

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film savings nearly 60 years ago

Toronto. My good friend George Dunbar is a fabulous source of suggestions and inspirations as he pursues photographic history as reflected in magazine advertisements last century. Today’s item stems from George’s email a few days back showing a collaboration between … Continue reading

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picture idea of the week…

Toronto. The marketeers were at it again in this  advertisement for Kodak (page 90) back in the August 29th, 1960 issue of LIFE magazine. Kodak made its money on film, paper, and supplies, so it went to great lengths to … Continue reading

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