The Camera Show

The Camera Show

Being new to camera collecting (I began in November 2015) I had not been to a camera show. I knew how much I enjoyed gun shows when I was collecting fire arms back in the 70’s and 80’s and how much I learned from fellow collectors. So I was looking forward...
Inspiration

Inspiration

noun in·spi·ra·tion ˌin(t)-spə-ˈrā-shən, -(ˌ)spi- : something that makes someone want to do something or that gives someone an idea about what to do or create : a force or influence that inspires someone In one of the many e-mail newsletters I get, usually crafted to...
The Collector

The Collector

So, the other day my daughter calls me with a problem: she has cameras, lots of them, and she is planning to put them in the dumpster. Do I want to see them, Dad? Well …. Hell yes! Kathleen’s father-in-law, Bill, died recently and my daughter and her husband are...
My Fourth Camera

My Fourth Camera

In my last year of high school I worked part time in a photo store in the Humbertown Mall in Etobicoke which was a suburb of Toronto. It was a great job and a great place to learn more about photography. One day a consignment came in to be sold: a Leica M-3 with 50mm...
Peter Lik

Peter Lik

Peter Lik is a photographer’s photographer. I’ve been in his galleries in Lahaina, in Honolulu, and in Las Vegas and I love them. He has other galleries and a list of them is on his website. According to his bio he is an Australian who, like me, was given a...