Tag Archives: Nikon

PHSC Fall Estate Auction this Sunday Dec 2, 2018

Toronto. Our next auction will be held this coming December 2, 2018. As it will be an estate auction, no lots will be accepted at the door this time (Sorry). Just click the bookmark at left to get details on time, … Continue reading

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sayonara DSLR – II

Toronto. Last month, I suggested the DSLR as a professional tool would disappear replaced by high end mirrorless cameras. And just recently, my opinion was strengthened by a review of two Nikon’s on Steve’s Digicams site. The review, by Josh LeBlanc, … Continue reading

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PHSC News 18-03 for September, 2018

Toronto. Another nifty page turner produced by our Sonja Pushchak. This delightful issue weighs in at 11 pages. The lead article on Cruise Queen ties in an early use of colour photos in commercial advertising with the illustration of a … Continue reading

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sayonara dslr?

Toronto. Single lens reflex cameras were around for over a century. The smaller 35mm versions emerged in the 1930s offering larger, brighter views than the squinty viewfinders for box, folder, and rangefinder cameras. When digital came along, the massive DSLR … Continue reading

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… getting to the end of the day.

Toronto.  Dennis Waterman sang these words as part of the New Tricks theme song. They are very appropriate as a tag line for 35mm film. The late Jack Naylor noted in his brochure that many cameras before the Leica used … Continue reading

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a hoot at the boot – our 8th trunk sale

Toronto. Bob Lansdale gave me a call last week to see if I was going to the trunk sale Sunday. I agreed to go and Bob suggested if we arrived around 10am that would be great. I picked Bob up … Continue reading

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2018 pano awards entries accepted now

Toronto. Epson hosts an annual awards program for both professional and amateur photographers. The 2018 photograph submissions are due this month. In past years, the winning photographs have been astonishing! This year the sponsors include Nikon, Panoramic Images, Nodal Ninja … Continue reading

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a Leotax ad from 1957

Toronto. To gain traction on the world markets after the war ended, camera industries  began to imitate the more famous German brands. One of the Japanese brands that was almost identical to the Leica screw mount camera it imitated, was … Continue reading

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Slip, slidin’, away

Toronto. Paul Simon wrote this song in 1975 and released it a few years later. It showed up as a Simon and Garfunkel song (I have it on a CD). The song captures the spirit of film and film cameras … Continue reading

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PHSC Estate Auction Nov 19, 2017

Toronto. Our annual fall auction will be an estate auction. While all people are welcome, we cannot accept any more lots. We do have many interesting and exciting pieces for the collector and film using affection-ado. Included are Leicas, Hasselblads, … Continue reading

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