Tag Archives: darkroom

we’re back …

Toronto. Did ya hear the news? On October 1st, the PHSC Big One is back in person once again! We are now using a SATURDAY for the fall fair but we are indoors once again at the Trident Hall (Evans … Continue reading

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The BIG one – PHSC Fall Fair October 1, 2022

Toronto. Our fall fair indoors and in person! Want a table? let Mark know at fair@phsc.ca. It’s been a while since we hosted an event indoors at the Trident Centre – Evans just south east of Islington in West end … Continue reading

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liquid silver

Toronto. In the days of films and glass plates, the job of a developer solution was to  convert the silver halides in the emulsion to metallic silver in proportion to the light intensity hitting the molecules. The process had to … Continue reading

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a fair to remember

Toronto. The wait is over! After the delays prompted by COVID-19 and its regulations, we are holding our in person, in the hall Photographica-fair on October 1st (SATURDAY) at the Trident Hall (AKA the Pirogi Palace). Come on over to … Continue reading

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head west, young collector

Toronto. Our good friend Tonchi Martinic out on the lower mainland in BC sent me a message the other day about the Vancouver Camera Show on September 25th this year. Tonchi writes, “Hi Bob and club members, “I apologize for … Continue reading

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did ya hear da news ….

Toronto. Well the Ontario election is over. A bit underwhelming all in all, but Dougie is back in power and the Trident Hall is open for business once again. Our FALL FAIR – THE BIG ONE – is on Saturday, … Continue reading

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at it again

Toronto. If you get over London (Ontario) way this fall, Maureen and Ron are holding their “London Vintage Camera Show” on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at their new venue. You can click on their web site for more information. My thanks … Continue reading

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our spring fair is this month – June 11, 2022

Toronto. Our PHSC Spring Fair is a go! NEW DAY – NEW LOCATION.

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PHSC News newsletter for March 2022

Toronto. The FED II shown here is from the right top of page 1 in this month’s PHSC News newsletter. The FED was a Ukrainian copy of an early Leica camera, converted to interchangeable lenses. What do you know? It’s … Continue reading

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no tanks

Toronto. Popular Mechanics often ran short ‘filler’ articles which were interesting and seemed to be practical to the frugal but of  little value. Typical is this darkroom article from the April, 1941 issue on a way to increase productivity when … Continue reading

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