Tag Archives: Nikon

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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Westlicht Camera Auction June 10, 2017

Toronto. A regular contributor of notices to this author is the well known Westlicht Gallery in Vienna, Austria. Their latest auction next week is a fabulous opportunity for those of you wishing to augment your collection with some rare beauties. … Continue reading

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Lomography’s Neptune Convertible Art Lens System

Toronto. I received an email a couple of days ago from Katherine Phipps of Lomography. The email announced the Kick Starter program to create a convertible lens system called the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System. You may wonder about convertible … Continue reading

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High End Camera Auction May 29th – Toronto

Toronto. Lily Singh sent me an email yesterday evening. A.H. Wilkens auction house in Toronto is holding an auction of high end camera equipment on Monday, May 29th, 2017 (viewing of lots on Sunday the 28th). Have a look at … Continue reading

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PHSC News Issue 16-11, April 2017

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has sent out another delightful issue of our email newsletter – keeping in mind the sprit of April First… This 11 page issue covers a number of thought provoking topics and ideas. Click on the icon … Continue reading

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Alkaline Dry Cells

Toronto. I can remember when the Alkaline cells hit the market. They were touted as much more powerful and leak-proof to boot. The January 2nd, 2017 Globe and Mail had an article about Lewis Urry, born in Pontypool, Ontario and … Continue reading

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Nikon One sells at auction for 384,000 Euros

Toronto. Remember when Japanese cameras were dismissed as German knock-offs? Stephan Musil of Westlicht Auction in Vienna sent me this press release a few days back. A Nikon One rangefinder camera sold for 384,000 Euros at auction was initially estimated … Continue reading

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Interesting cameras and videos from Nikon

Toronto. Links from PHSc member and friend George Dunbar are always of interest to members. This Nikon link introduces a trio of unique KeyMission cameras. They interact with your smart phone. Each camera has a different field of view – … Continue reading

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A Long Shot…

Toronto. Back in January of this year, member and past speaker Paul Pasquarello of Buffalo sent me a short note with a link to Petapixel.com and a story about a very expensive,very long zoom¬†telephoto lens manufactured by Nikon. The two … Continue reading

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