Tag Archives: magazines

pet shop boys

Toronto. One niche area in photography is pet photography which has grown in popularity. You can also read this article dated May 26, 2015 in The Guardian or this one on historic photos of dogs dated April 2, 2015 in … Continue reading

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all a twitter

Toronto.  Well, it had to come to this. Twitter, I mean. When the society was established back in 1974, everyone had a land line and a postal address. Personal computers were unheard of. Mobile telephones were massive affairs used only … Continue reading

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a photograph never lies …

Toronto. As a kid  some 70+ years ago, this was a common bromide, “a photograph never lies”.  As I grew older and learned to develop my own prints, I learned that photographs could and did lie!  Most negatives were simply … Continue reading

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photo engraving

Toronto. Have you ever wondered how photographs ended up in magazines and newspapers, or why it took so long, or why colour was so sparse? The short answer is expense and technology. The earliest books used actual prints tipped in. … Continue reading

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the PHSC spring photographica-fair

Toronto. What are you doing May 26th? I’ll be going to the PHSC ‘s spring camera show at the Trident Hall on the south east corner of Islington and Evans. Easy access by car or the red rocket. Admission at … Continue reading

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camera magazines

Toronto. Before the days of the internet, manufacturers and importers needed some way to advertise their wares. Many makers used traditional camera magazines or annuals like the British Journal Photographic Almanac (often available at our fairs). The only down side … Continue reading

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the golden age of photography

Toronto. What do you think was the golden age of photography? To me it was the 1960s – 1980s. Lots of camera stores, magazines. books, etc. Cameras and lenses were well built and ever higher quality. Prices were reasonable. Colour … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada – Review

Our March speaker, Norm Rosen, spoke on the status of photographic magazine publishing today in Canada. Norm is the current editor of Photo News. He spoke with great enthusiasm about the business of publishing photography magazines in Canada. Norm graduated … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada

Toronto. NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, March 15, 2017 Norm Rosen – Photographic Publishing in Canada Norm is the editor of Photo News, a Canadian Magazine published quarterly. If any of you subscribe to the Globe and Mail, you have seen the  beautiful PHOTO News … Continue reading

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