Tag Archives: cameras

a fair day in the fall

Toronto. Bob Lansdale and I scooted down 27 and along Evans to the Trident Hall. On this bright but chilly day, the parking lots and fair were packed by the time we arrived a bit after 10 in the morning. … Continue reading

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beginning to see the light …

Toronto. A couple of millennials ago, the Greek philosopher Diogenes was said to be searching for an honest man. An all too appropriate pursuit today. American editorial cartoonist Robert Ariail‘s ¬†drawing shown at left is dated February 13th, 2018. The … Continue reading

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our fall fair is next week, Sunday October 14th.

Toronto. Enjoy the turkey and other thanksgiving treats to day, but be sure to attend the fall photographica-fair next Sunday, October 14th. We are at the same location – Evans and Islington at the Trident Hall in the West End. … Continue reading

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PhotoEd Fall 2018 published

Toronto. Editor/Publisher Rita Godlevskis has published another stunning edition of PhotoEd magazine. This issue is themed Canadians Abroad: International Adventures in Photography. Included is an article on Meaghan Ogilvie’s Underwater Worlds. Meaghan, as you may already know, spoke to us … Continue reading

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need more cameras in your collection?

Toronto. ¬†Like they say, “you can never have too many …”. If you ignore the “orange tornado” in DC, the folks in Ohio have two adjacent shows for your consideration. The OCCS (Ohio Camera Collectors Society) show, and Igor’s “Cleveland … Continue reading

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brush and comb

Toronto. Christmas, 1980 was rapidly approaching with its usual challenges as to suitable gifts. I said to my wife that I had a great suggestion: a 20 inch lens for my Leica. Sure enough that Christmas I was the proud … Continue reading

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and now for something completely different

Toronto. No, not the Flying Circus routines of Monty Python fame. A couple of decades ago I dealt with a small private publisher in Pennsylvania called Schiffer Publishing Ltd. I was interested in the quilting books they published. The books … Continue reading

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Ryerson’s Library and Archives collection

Toronto. When you decide to do research on our rich photographic history, remember the resources we have in our university archives. A great example is the fabulous collection housed and inventoried by Ryerson. Member George Dunbar sent an email recently … Continue reading

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Camerama coming this fall

Toronto. Did you hear the news? Gary Perry’s next show will be held on September 23rd 2018 at the Edward Hotel in North York (That’s Toronto for all you out of town folk). Click on the icon at left to … Continue reading

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the first 35mm camera was?

Toronto. The late Thurman “Jack” Naylor of Massachusetts was a famous and well known collector of cameras and photographica in the States. In May of 1991 we had the pleasure of hosting Jack in Toronto where he gave a speech … Continue reading

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