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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.

Camera Review: Mamiya 645 Pro, plastic fantastic? – Kikie Wilkins

In 1975, Mamiya introduced their M645 series of medium format cameras. The M645 series have been very successful over the years, continually being upgraded and refined.

Discovering Dan K’s “THE LATENT IMAGE”: a unique one-off, one-time photo...

Some weeks ago I got a call from Dan K asking if I was interested in reviewing his new photo book, "The Latent Image".

How to save money with a Nikon Pre-AI camera system –...

The cost of manual-focus 35mm equipment increases to rise and Nikon gear is leading the pack.

Camera review: the flawless BOMM V810 8×10 camera – by Craig...

Flawless finish, consistent operation and engineered like a fine timepiece, the BOMM V810 is a wonder of thought, effort and passion...and my new 8x10 workhorse.

Film stock review: Comparing Kodak Ektar 100 to Fujifilm Velvia 50...

To the analogue landscape photographer, choosing one’s film stock is one of the most crucial steps in the creative process.

The Olympus XA review: how I fell in love with a...

...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.

Camera review: Minolta AF-Tele Super – by Tom Perry

It was always going to come to this point. With compact cameras that sport prime lenses, even though the image quality is as it should be, the photographer is limited to a single set focal length.

Camera review: The Rolleicord 1a – 2 – Model K3 –...

After my first encounters with the Rolleicord 1a - 2 - Model K3 a friend had given me as a present, I decided to take a closer look at this piece of fine engineering.

Satisfying a 37 year dream… My first Nikon F3 – by...

I remember the Nikon F3 being expensive when it first came out in 1980. At the time, a new Nikon F3 with a 50mm lens cost about US$1,175 - that's about US$3,500 adjusted for inflation.

The Wabi-Sabi rangefinder: Yasuhara 一式 T981 (Isshiki T981)

After Shin Yasuhara left his job at Kyocera, the large Japanese high technology company, he set out on designing his own dream camera.

Camera review: 30+ years with the Nikon FG-20 – by Richard...

In 1984 I had just entered my 20s and my pockets were not very deep. Up to that point I had been using a Rolleiflex SL35M, my second SLR, but it had stopped working.

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