Tag Archives: prints

the digital dilemma or where have all the photos gone

Toronto. My good friend, George Dunbar, writes, “I’ve just discovered this 2005 article in my files and thought it may be useful. “It was published in the local newsletter of an Apple/MAC computer club. As many of you know, this … Continue reading

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see anyone you know?

Toronto. In the late 1960s and early 1970s when camera collecting took off, a subset of collectors included photos in their collection. I think it was a bit random at the beginning, then collectors realized cased images like daguerreotypes and … Continue reading

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to colour or not to colour – that is the question

Toronto. Now-a-days most photos are taken in colour. Black and white is just one of the ‘special effects’ that can be used. Some apps like Photoshop even let you adjust various colours to be darker or lighter shades of grey. … Continue reading

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PHSC News newsletter for November 2021

Toronto. At right top of page 1 in November’s PHSC News newsletter is the famous Minolta CLE. The camera design was also badged as a Leica CL. Leica justified the difference in retail price as the result of a more … Continue reading

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noir et blanc

Toronto. My good friend and our PHSC treasurer, John Morden, also collaborates with wife Sonja Pushchak on the very successful PHSC News monthly pdf newsletter. John writes, “Below is a link to a competition that Rita is having in her magazine … Continue reading

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Cássio Vasconcellos exhibition in France

Toronto. Our favourite gallery, Galerie GADCOLLECTION in Paris has extended its exhibition of Brazilian photographer Câssio Vasconcellos’s work to June 7th. Take a look here for a preview. The galerie says, “Cássio Vasconcellos (1965-) is a Brazilian photographer from São … Continue reading

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NYC? not this April …

Toronto. I just received word today that the NY Photography Fair, which I announced in a post on February 22nd, has been cancelled in anticipation of the New Corona Virus pandemic hitting the States in the coming weeks. We wish … Continue reading

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free filmin’

Toronto. Free Film forever! And Kodak film at that! Who could resist such a pitch? In my youth, I remember these pitches to casual amateurs to encourage camera use and printing.  The hook was, you mailed your exposed roll in, … Continue reading

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a modest show

Toronto. Modest Mussorgsky was a well known Russian composer, famous for his series called Pictures at an Exhibition in English. He wrote the series in June 1874 but it wasn’t released in print until 1886. He composed it after visiting … Continue reading

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darkroom dreamin on a winter’s day

Toronto. To paraphrase the Mamas and Papas 1966 song, “California Dreamin” – and it’s not winter yet. In the days of film, all the magic took place in the darkroom under the dim glow of the ruby or later dirty … Continue reading

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