Pentax Film Camera Reviews


CAMERA REVIEW: THE UNLOVELY (BUT VERY GOOD) PENTAX MZ-S

Camera review: The unlovely (but very good) Pentax MZ-S

First an admission, I am an accidental Pentaxian. Like thousands of others, quite by chance I first learned to shoot film on a Pentax K1000. …

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GAS and the "wrong" camera: skateboarders with the Pentax 6x7 in Singapore

GAS and the “wrong” camera: Skateboarders with the Pentax 6×7 in Singapore

I suffer from GAS: Gear Acquisition Syndrome. Even as I write this I have a painfully expensive Mamiya 6 on its way from Japan because …

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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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My current Pentax 645 system – Camera with 75mm, 200mm, 45mm, and 150mm (left to right)

Camera review: My journey with the Pentax 645

If you are just an old timer still shooting film, or new to the craft, photographing with film encourages one to explore and play with tactile gear and tangible materials.