Olympus Film Camera Reviews


Camera review: The Olympus XA, Downhill longboarding, Madeira Park and Agfa Vista Plus 200 v2

Camera review: The Olympus XA, Downhill longboarding, Madeira Park and Agfa Vista Plus 200

“Of course they are..” I remember thinking to myself as I read the headline that Agfa Vista films were being discontinued. Why? Because it had …

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The Olympus AF-1 (Infinity): A solid combination of affordability and quality

I first got back into film photography when I dug through some old boxes at home and came across my mom’s point and shoot camera. …

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Choosing a 35mm film SLR: A quick look at six vintage film camera manufacturers

Choosing a 35mm film SLR? A quick look at six (vintage?) film camera manufacturers…

Since the publication of my original book, “Nikon Film Cameras, Which one is right for you?“, I’ve acquired a number of additional cameras and lenses …

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Compact camera mega test finale- 12+ high, mid and low-end 35mm point and shoot cameras head-to-head

Compact camera mega test finale: 12+ high, mid and low-end 35mm point and shoot cameras head-to-head

One day, some time ago, I hatched a plan to do the biggest comparative test of compact film cameras that had (possibly) ever been done …

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Compact camera mega test- Olympus MJU Zooms, yes, all of them

Compact camera mega test: Olympus MJU Zooms, yes, all of them

Welcome to the ninth in my series of quick compact 35mm camera reviews. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be publishing a total of 12 of …

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Compact camera mega test- Olympus MJU II / Olympus Stylus Epic, a meh MJU?

Compact camera mega test: Olympus MJU II / Olympus Stylus Epic, a meh MJU?

Welcome to the eighth in my series of quick compact 35mm camera reviews. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be publishing a total of 12 of …

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Cover - The Olympus XA, how I fell in love with a tiny plastic box

The Olympus XA review: how I fell in love with a tiny plastic box… – by Virgil Roger

…and back in love with photography again and again.

Warning: the following review of the diminutive Olympus XA is highly biased and totally subjective. I love the darn thing and actually own 2 of them.

Cover - Camera Review- Olympus OM-1n

Camera review: the Olympus OM-1N

The Olympus OM-1 was introduced in 1973 and was originally launched as the M-1, which relatively quickly had to be changed to the OM-1 as Leica felt it was too close to their M series.  According to Olympus, it