Tag Archives: Vancouver

Stanley, I presume?

Toronto. About three years ago I did a post on Stanley park’s beautiful and massive old trees showing an ancient (today) automobile nestled in the trunk. Here you see another huge tree, this time shrouding a horse and rider! The … Continue reading

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Horace said it best

Toronto. The American New Yorker said, “Go West, young man…”, a recommendation recently repeated by Tonchi Martinic in his email on the Vancouver Camera Show. So if you plan to visit Vancouver, or find yourself there in late April, enjoy … Continue reading

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10 commandments and US presidents

Toronto. Many people believe in the 10 commandments in one way or another. Vancouver based photographer Dina Goldstein used models (look-a-likes) to set scenes showing the ten commandments and selected presidents and first ladies. At left, featuring Sue Sparlin as … Continue reading

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Fred Herzog, Vancouver Photographer, 88

Toronto, Years ago, I enjoyed watching Knowledge Network each weekend via satellite. Sadly, the Vancouver based public broadcaster was not included in the Fibe TV service from Bell as it is SD only (no HD or 4K). Often Knowledge would … Continue reading

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Oh to be in Van now fall is here!

Toronto. I heard from Tonchi the other day. The fall camera swap meet out in Vancouver will be held on October 6th this year. If you are looking to visit BC or will be in the Vancouver area early next … Continue reading

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feel like going to Vancouver?

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out on the west coast  sent me an email announcing the next Vancouver camera show this April 28th. Tonchi writes, “Dear sisters and brothers in the camera collecting community, I am happy to announce that April 28th marks … Continue reading

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are you going to Scarborough fair?

Toronto. Simon and Garfunkel had an LP with this song on it. I used to listen to the LP in the mid 1960s when I was in the Western Area Engineering department. The LP became a large part of the … Continue reading

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Vancouver BC swap meet this April

Toronto. Tonchi Martinic out in BC sent me a note on Tuesday saying “I am very happy to remind you about our spring camera show. There is big interest in the show, and tables are already selling. Regards to you and … Continue reading

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Vancouver fall swap meet

Toronto. My friend Tonchi Martinic on the west coast sent me an email last Tuesday the 8th telling me that the fall Vancouver Swap Meet takes place on October 1st this year at the Croatian Cultural Centre on 16th Avenue … Continue reading

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Kels of Vancouver in 1946 Pop Photography Ad

Toronto. My thanks to my friend George Dunbar for bringing this to my attention. According to an ad for Graflex in the June 1946 issue of Popular Photography, William Kels of Vienna emigrated to Vancouver BC in 1940 and became … Continue reading

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