Tag Archives: collecting

anything you can do …

Toronto. Camera collecting has no firm rules. Some folk collect quantity, some quality, and some both. The late Jim Matthew managed to collect some 3,000 plus cameras ranging from the inexpensive to the exotic. A marine engineer, Greater Manchester born … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Auction Oct 28th

Toronto. On the 15th last week the Daguerreian Society sent me a notice that its annual auction was nearly ready online and a preview could be had. Check it out to see what images and ephemera you could add to … Continue reading

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PHSC News 16-10

Toronto. Editor Sonja Pushchak has produced another scrumptious edition of our favourite newsletter. The lead story features Weegee and the pulp fiction covers of yesteryear. This is followed by a notice of our meeting presentation this month by Norm Rosen … Continue reading

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The Light Collector

Toronto. My thanks to Russ Forfar for the following story featured on Petapixel. Have you ever wondered who owns the most cameras? According to the Guinness Book of Records, the answer is Dilish Parekh of India. At the time a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Collecting and Leicas

Toronto. Back in June, John Linsky and I swapped emails on some fake Leicas. John’s last message on Leicas was this interesting article about collecting and building a collection using Leicas as an example. The author, William Fagan, posted the … Continue reading

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