Tag Archives: Midland

camera brochures

Toronto. Camera makers offered many, many brochures to explain the virtues of their products to the common man. I have a few these days, mostly published by Ihagee, Leitz, Hasselblad (or their importers and distributors), or Kodak. These brochures give … Continue reading

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the story of a camera

Toronto. One of the blogs I follow is called Daring Fireball. The author, John Gruber, generally reports on Apple and its products (I write this site on an i7, 27″ iMac). Occasionally, he quotes an article about a none Apple … Continue reading

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More Fish than Fowl – Leica IIIg

Toronto. 1956 was an exciting year for Leitz Germany and Leitz Canada, the small factory established in Midland as Ernst Leitz Canada. The company made the IIIf, IIIg, and M3 in Germany and assembled them there and in Canada. For … Continue reading

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