Tag Archives: Minolta

Full Circle

Toronto. In 1957, I started the big adventure of my life. I joined Bell’s Tropospheric Scatter project which would bring telephone communications to remote areas of Northern Quebec and Labrador. Training was based in Montreal in the old Salada Tea … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Little Nikon

Toronto. If you meet a professional photographer today, chances are he uses a Nikon. This Japanese manufacturer was formed in 1917 with the amalgamation of three other optical companies. The new company was called Nippon Kogaku K.K. Their first camera lens … Continue reading

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WCPHA Newsletter March 2016

Toronto. Click here or on the icon at left to see and print the March Newsletter of our associated organization, Western Canada Photographic Historical Association (WCPHA). This issue discusses Minolta’s bridge cameras in some depth. The author reviews how alternatives … Continue reading

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Leica Q

Toronto. I always wanted a Leica although when I had the chance to buy one in the late 1950s, I chose the more expensive Exakta VXIIa instead. In the summer of 1972, my youngest child was born and a month later … Continue reading

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WCPHA Newsletter – November 2014

Vancouver. Our sister organization on the west coast is busy getting ready for their camera show tomorrow. The show was announced in their November newsletter which is attached here. The newsletter offers  two articles along with some association information: First … Continue reading

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