Circa 1971 — An undated photograph of the Edmonton Journal photo department. Left to right: Steve Makris eventually became photo editor of the Journal and ended his time there writing about computers. Jeen Pool went on to make millions in the trucking business. Mike Vann, the head photographer, who was somewhat typical of the real genius’s that often turned up in newsrooms back then, now lives on Galiano Island and make bows for violins. Mike Dean, son of a former Journal publisher and an insane practical joker, left newspaper photography to run a hobby store. John Denniston ended up as the photo editor at the Vancouver Province. Judging by the shoes poking up at the bottom of the frame the picture was probably taken by Dave (Ace) Forsythe. You can tell from the picture we were very proud of our cameras.