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on what basis?

Toronto. George Dunbar wrote me recently regarding a new ‘horror’ book. George writes, ” For those who like horror-novels and photography too, this new book may be just the thing. “‘Silver Nitrate’ by Silvia Moreno-Garcia apparently refers to the dangerous … Continue reading

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when photography was deadly

Toronto. Have you ever wondered why the historic old movie films were so hard to find? And why archives like the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) preface really old films as “remastered” from pieces found at various other archives? At the … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons – Nitrate Film Stock

Toronto. In the late 1950s – early 1960s when I began to take photography seriously, I bought some 6 x 9 cut film stock for a Japanese knock-off of a Graflex I bought new  – the Rittreck  IIa camera. Decades … Continue reading

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