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Compact camera mega test: The Contax T2, the world’s most fashionable...

The Contax T2 is the world’s most fashionable camera, apparently. Kendall Jenner uses the T2. Chris Hemsworth uses the T2. Various other celebrities I don’t know use the T2.

Reviewing the Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition (it’s gold!) –...

Let's start with the elephant in the room - this camera comes with some serious bling. It is in fact, a special gold-dipped version officially called the "Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition".

Field testing the Billingham AVEA 7 and AVEA 8 end pockets

I've been hanging these off my Billinghams for years. For the uninitiated, Billingham's AVEA end pockets are small add-on packs which clip onto either...

The Bronica ETR: 40 years old but not an old dog...

When I came back to film photography in early 2018, very soon I wanted to try medium format film. Not being sure if I would like it with its lesser number of photos per roll compared to a 35mm film...

An early swansong? Reviewing the CONTAX AX: autofocusing manual lenses

When it comes to autofocusing manual lenses on film cameras there is really only one option: the unique and relatively short-lived CONTAX AX. Chunky sibling of the CONTAX RX and...

Comparing the Super Ikonta 532/16 and Ensign 12-20 folding cameras –...

British camera manufacturer Barnet Ross Ensign boldly advertised in the post-Second World War period that photographic development had now moved from Europe to Great Britain.

The Unique Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 for Bronica S2/S2A – by...

Most people will never see, hold, or use the Bronica S2A's Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 lens. In fact, Tony Hilton's authoritative Bronica S2A book "Bronica: The Early History and Definitive Collector's Guide" lists only five known copies.

Oly travel twins: The Olympus Trip 35 vs the Olympus XA2...

Both these little cameras get a lot of love and I think they deserve it.

The GOOSE: Reviewing the Polaroid 600SE

The 600SE was the crème de la creme of Polaroid cameras in its day.

The best medium format camera ever made – Mamiya 6 MF...

About a year and a half ago I finally bit the bullet and bought my very first medium format camera, a Mamiya 6 MF.

Color drama: Negative Lab Pro v2… Finding the right workflow for...

What if you had a scanning solution for color negative and black and white film that enabled you to scan and convert a whole roll of 35mm film in less than 15 minutes and all that in next to

My first Impressions with the Bronica ETRSi

I was recently tempted to get into medium format more seriously and began around looking for the camera that would allow me to do so.

Polaroid Originals SX-70 film review and user guide

If you want my Cliff notes on the Impossible/Polaroid Originals SX-70 Film - here they are: It’s shit - but it’s the only shit we got.It’s useful today in a way the old stuff wasn’t back then. Allow me

Film review: ORWO N 74plus ISO 400 black and white negative...

Disclaimer: Unlike most film reviews that have comparison shots of the same subject, taken under different settings and exposure values, this review will feature a set of photos that show the film's capability to perform under different lighting conditions.

Blind film review #02: CineStill 800T vs Kodak Portra 400 in...

This article pits Kodak's medium format Portra 400 against CineStill's 800T in a head-to-head.

Two out of three. A look at three bellows cameras from...

Most of my photo output is from digital cameras, although I have an abiding love for film. I recently bought some 35mm and medium format cameras online.

Why did it take me so long to start shooting Kodak...

There are a few reasons it's taken me so long to become comfortable with shooting Tri-X, and I thought it might be useful to share these, both so that I can understand my process more coherently (as with most

The Nikon F2: an everyday camera for the 21st Century

The F2 was Nikon's mechanical, manual flagship camera of the 1970s.

Film showdown: ADOX Silvermax 100 vs original Agfa APX 100

Is ADOX Silvermax 100 film the same as the old and revered Agfa APX 100 film? One day I decided to find out.

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