Camera Review: Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, Flash Model – by Kikie Wilkins

In 1900, Eastman Kodak introduced the original Brownie camera, the first in a long-running series of affordable, easy-to-use cameras for the general public.

Camera review: The mystery 6×7 rangefinder aka “The Nameless Camera” –...

Everyone enjoys a mystery and here’s an enigma that certainly has me scratching my head. Maybe you too, although it’s possible you might be able to help solve the puzzle.

The Hasselblad V-System master guide: film magazines, instant and sheet film...

Part one of this collection covered an in-depth overview of the Hasselblad V-System. This section of the guide covers roll film, instant and sheet film backs (designated by Hasselblad as "magazines").

Compact camera mega test: Samsung Vega 700, does Schneider-Kreuznach equal “better”?

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

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.

Camera review: The Canon SURE SHOT Z135 – by Tom Perry

It has come to the point in my life where I am the ‘camera guy’ to family and colleagues; I will not...

Camera review: Zenza Bronica S2A – by Ed Worthington

Hello again, it’s The 6 Million P Man here back after my review of the Yashica-D with another offering from my (not quite extensive but close enough) camera collection, another delight of the medium format variety, the Zenza Bronica S2A.

Camera review: the Nagaoka Seisakusho 4×5 compact field camera – by...

Today I'm going to be reviewing my Nagaoka 4x5, a compact 4x5 field camera designed and built in the 1970's by Nagaoka Seisakusho in Tokyo.

Choosing a 35mm film SLR? A quick look at six (vintage?)...

Since the publication of my original book, "Nikon Film Cameras, Which one is right for you?", I’ve acquired a number of additional...

The GOOSE: Reviewing the Polaroid 600SE

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

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...

Camera review: Me and my Lomography LC-A 120 – by Lorraine...

The LCA 120 camera is part of the LCA family of cameras, but I believe it is the only one which is a creation of the Lomography Society and not a reworking of the old U.S.S.R .

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...

Camera review: Fuji GA645Zi

Today I’ll be reviewing the Fuji GA645Zi; a review that is not exactly typical. For me, the camera is a tool that is supposed to do whatever I want it to do.

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

Compact camera mega test finale: 12+ high, mid and low-end 35mm...

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

Camera review: Canon EOS-1 – by Juan Gauna

I brought the Canon EOS-1 a couple of years ago and among all of the cameras that I have had and have been able to use up until now, it is still my favorite in the original analogue EOS

Camera review: Mamiya 645 1000S by Tim Dobbs

The Mamiya 645 1000S was not my first medium format camera.

A complete guide to the Mamiya RZ67 Pro: part one –...

The Mamiya RZ67 is very interesting and in many ways, an unusual camera. It's not very easy to operate and a little...

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.