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some say film …

Toronto. … others say analog (or analogue). But whatever you call the old emulsion and liquid chemistry-based photography, the prints have a certain je ne sais quoi charm and look about them. Our favourite editor, Rita Godlevskis, at PhotoEd sent me a … Continue reading

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Photo-Era: photography over a century ago

Toronto. Photography was an exciting avocation just over a century ago. One of the magazines of the time was called Photo-Era (The American Journal of Photography). This illustrated monthly covered the photographic scene in America. This example was first published … Continue reading

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let’s get fresh

Toronto. My favourite magazine editor, Rita Godlevskis, announced a couple of things on the 18th as “hot off the press“. First was a new look to the email newsletter she write of PhotoEd magazine, and the second was that the … Continue reading

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black is beautiful

Toronto. In the 1800s and early 1900s, black enamel was a choice for finishing metal. Sewing machines, microscope bases, lamps, and even the ubiquitous Model T Ford all came in the black enamel finish. When Leica cameras were first sold, … Continue reading

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have you ever heard of typologies?

Toronto. Rita Godlevskis is just a wealth of ideas, keeping  PhotoED both current and interesting with her savvy and creativity! The latest issue (Winter 2021/2022) is on the newsstands and in the mail. And there is that word again ‘TYPOLOGIES’ … Continue reading

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lessons from the movies

Toronto. Just picture the late 1920s. Movies were well established as silent entertainment media complete with musical accompaniment from piano to orchestra and all in-between. In 1928, the silents used body language and text slides to convey meaning. Actors could … Continue reading

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another one bites the dust

Toronto. We were sorry to hear that we lost another magazine recently. PetaPixel carried an article on February 12, 2021 by Jaron Schneider titled, “Canadian Magazine Photo Life Has Shipped its Final Issue“. Photo Life was around for many years … Continue reading

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Canadian Photography magazine

Toronto. Do you remember Canadian Photography magazine? It was a skinny magazine that survived for a few years around the 1970s against the thick American magazines which had a far greater range of advertisers available plus lots of writing talent. … Continue reading

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Rita is at it again

Toronto. I recently got a message from Rita Godlevskis over at PhotoEd magazine to say her next issue (Fall 2021 has rolled out. If you haven’t seen the print or the onine (via ISSUU) version of this one of a kind … Continue reading

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hi Norman!

Toronto. As a kid I loved reading back issues of the Saturday Evening Post while waiting at Nels MaGee’s for my bi-weekly hair cut.  Most exciting to me was when the cover used a Norman Rockwell painting. The web site, … Continue reading

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