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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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the tin man

Toronto.  “You can even mail them…” This was a big advantage for tintypes in the days when most ‘likenesses’ were glass encased. Joseph Wyman Brown uses the wet plate process to create authentic modern day tintype portraits. An article by … Continue reading

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when I grow too old to dream …

Toronto. … I’ll have you to remember. Or so the song says. To try for memory beyond a generation or two, people relied on a photograph – then and now! George, like anyone with a curiosity – and access to … Continue reading

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in Quebec we say nombre vingt

Toronto. and the English say ‘number 20’ – our twentieth executive session via ZOOM. It’s over a year and a half now and COVID is still dragging on. Collectively, we have pretty well avoided the FOURTH wave effect by resorting to … Continue reading

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an eclectic collection

Toronto. Some collectors seem to buy everything in sight. Others are very selective. Our past president, the late Bill Kantymir did both. Bill had a ‘bucket list’ – a list of every camera he wanted to own before he left … Continue reading

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revisit to an ERA

Toronto. Everett Roseborough became our journal editor back in 1987 and continued the task through 1997 when Bob Lansdale took over. Ev passed away at 98 in London, Ontario. Ev was a commercial photographer for many years and had studios at … Continue reading

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Paulette Michayluk: On Inspiration – review

Toronto. On the chilly evening of June 16, 2021 we went online with ZOOM to hear the latest Toronto speaker. Paulette is a photographer, a podcaster (Defend the Darkroom) and a printer of both digital and specialized photographic processes. Paulette … Continue reading

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picture perfect – Thaddeus Holownia book

Toronto.  I had an email from PHSC president Clint Hryhorijiw the other day. The email contained a link to this book release on a site called, “BK On The Scene“. The book post was dated April 21st of this year … Continue reading

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holy, holy, holy

Toronto. In Scotland, the word ‘Kirk’ means church. Last century in the Bronx, it meant a very talented Armenian photographer christened Kourken Hovsepian and his Studio. At the February, 2021 meeting, we saw the finished version of “Photos by Kirk” … 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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