Newsletter 12-3

Wow! I don’t know how he does it! Editor Lansdale has knocked out another winner. A sixteen page extravaganza on photographic history. Included are notice of Dr Reichstein’s June talk “The Very Rich Life of a Montreal Studio” dating back to an era when Montreal was Canada’s premiere city; Mark Singer’s report on Alana West’s fascinating talk last month (both doctorate student Alana West, and Dr Reichstein are recent recipients of the PHSC’s prestigious publication award); A story on the Spring Photographica-fair last month by Mark Singer complemented by Bob Lansdale’s photo essay; The story of former high school teacher and military and camera collector Ed James of Elkhorn, Manitoba; a fine excerpt from Motivated Magazine on Canada’s famous photographer George Hunter; plus the usual, reports, new items and items of interest to collectors.

From Left: Cover of 12-3. May speaker’s report, Ms Alana West on F.H. Evans. Old and new – Toronto photographer Harry Joy at 95 with great-grand-son Jacob . Member Ed James out in Manitoba has a great tale. Boris Spremo looks over exhibit of fellow Toronto Star photographer John Boyd’s excellent prints at the fair last month. Recognize the Leica series-O? Got one? A real one? Collect 2.8 million dollars! And George Hunter’s “Close Encounters”  in a fine article from Motivated Magazine.

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