Tag Archives: Montreal

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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on sight

Toronto. I shot this photo some 46 years ago in Montreal’s Lafontaine Park. It showed my family searching for some food while the goat and the other family watched what was happening. The photograph is a still but has lots … Continue reading

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the summer of ’69

Toronto. “the summer of 69” is a line in the Bryan Adams song of the same name released as a single in 1985 (and on the album Reckless a year earlier). In later years, Adams took up the profession of … Continue reading

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Montreal Pop Up Camera Show this June

Toronto. Sol Hadef is a member of the PHSC and a frequent table holder at our fairs. Sol runs the Rangefinder in Montreal where he hosts camera shows and uses Ebay. This June Sol will be trying a new concept … Continue reading

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Montreal Spring Camera Show April 2 2017

Toronto. My Friend Sol Hadef sent me a note the other day. His spring camera show in Montreal will be held once again at the Holiday Inn in the West Island (Pointe-Claire), on April 2nd. Write Sol to reserve a … Continue reading

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Dylan and the Minox

Toronto. I saw in the Globe today that Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel prize in Literature¬†yesterday. He was considered to be a moving force in the world with his poetry and music, a force that has continued on to … Continue reading

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Montreal Camera + Image Show April 10

Toronto. If you plan to be in Montreal this April, drop by the Montreal Camera+Image show in the West Island area of Montreal. Sol’s show will be at the Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire from 10am to 3pm. Click here or on … Continue reading

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