Tag Archives: Montreal

Bill struts his stuff

Toronto. Some members collect mostly images. And a very small number of those folk seek images for a select studio(s) or images using a specific process. George Dunbar came across this article called, “Photography in Canada” and thoughtfully shared it … Continue reading

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O, to be in Montreal now that October’s here

Toronto. My good friend Sol Hadef in that wonderful city a few hours east of us writes, “‘Le Montreal Camera Show‘ will take place Sunday, Oct 16th, 2022 between 9:30am and 2:30pm at the Marriott Courtyard Montreal Airport located at 7000 Place Robert-Joncas, Montreal, QC, H4M 2Z5. “BUY-SELL-TRADE – Everything photographic, new or … Continue reading

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see you in Montreal October 16th

Toronto. Montrealer and friend Sol Hadef sent me a note with this poster. Pre COVID, Sol was a regular table holder at our fairs and a member of the PHSC. Montreal is a beautiful city in the fall. I went … Continue reading

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remembering Korda Camera Montreal

Toronto. I spent some time researching alternative Leica camera models in the early 1970s. After settling on the M4 as the best offered, I searched the camera shops for one (newer models were out by then and any new M4s … Continue reading

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Montreal, Minolta, Marvellous

Toronto. Before heading north to Labrador, I spent a few months training in the old Salada Tea Building on St Lawrence in Montreal. To an Ontario boy, Montreal discounts were exciting. The best camera deals were said to be at … Continue reading

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Oh, to be in Montreal in the fall …

Toronto. When I was at University “dans la belle province“, fall was a delightful time of the year. Studies began anew; weather was warm; skies were sunny; and an afternoon walk up Peel street to Mount Royal was bracing. But … Continue reading

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the power of networks

Toronto. To be a successful editor, one needs many talents – originality, devotion to subject, willingness to share, open to ideas from others, good English, and networks. Fortunately, our own editor, Bob Lansdale has all these talents including a world-wide … Continue reading

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premo-nition

Toronto. Around 1979, the late Jack Addison sold me a 4×5 woodie missing its name plate. He thought it might be a POCO camera. Perhaps it was a PREMO? In May or June of 1984, founder and first president of the … Continue reading

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scandalous

Toronto. And a spooky halloween to you all in this year of the pandemic! I thought it fitting to talk about a scandal that affected the famous Notman Studios. Years ago I bought a coffee table size book of William … Continue reading

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roadwork cancels Montreal Show (was Nov 4th)

Toronto. Less than an hour ago I received an email from my friend Sol Hadef in Montreal. He received word on short notice that roadwork on highway 40 starts the weekend of his show. As a result he felt obliged … Continue reading

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