Tag Archives: darkroom

flattop revisited

Toronto. A few days ago I did a post on a February, 1950 ad for Kodak’s enlarger – the Hobbyist. Two months after that ad, Kodak did another one on the Hobbyist, this time explaining the way the Hobbyist ensured … Continue reading

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flattop

Toronto.  Post WW2, Kodak made goods to be all things photographic ensuring any new comer to the hobby would automatically think ‘Kodak’ when outfitting his/her camera, darkroom, studio, etc. Enlargers were no exception. In the early 1950 ad shown, Kodak … Continue reading

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send in the cameras …

Toronto. … never mind, they are here! At our Saturday, December 17th 2022 auction, of course. We are pleased to announce the live estate-only PHSC auction at the Legion Hall, Branch #101 just west of Brown’s line on the Lake … Continue reading

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trey trays

Toronto. In the glory days of film photography anyone in the know would have or have the use of a darkroom to develop black and white prints. Common to almost all darkrooms was a trio of trays. The first held … Continue reading

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reminiscing

Toronto. Those were the days my friend when we thought COVID would never end … Apologies to Gene Raskin who wrote the English words to this old Russian song and poem. Well COVID did end (or at least the pandemic … Continue reading

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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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