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The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s

The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s

My take on the 10 “best” film cameras released during the 1990s. It’s not a countdown in the traditional sense and “best”…well…

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: The Konica Big Mini's transparent ambitions

Compact camera mega test: The Konica Big Mini’s transparent ambitions

Imagine the scene: one night in Tokyo, some Konica employees are drinking in a hostess bar. One of them looks through the bottom of his glass and has a brainwave. ‘Hey!’, he exclaims, ‘Let’s make a camera with a clear lens cover!’

Compact camera mega test: The Fujifilm DL Super Mini (aka Fujifilm Tiara), the upmarket MJU

Compact camera mega test: The Fujifilm DL Super Mini (aka Fujifilm Tiara), the upmarket MJU?

Fujifilm made some nice mid-range compacts, but inexplicably, they are priced like premium compacts. I couldn’t bring myself to pay the prices being demanded for a Natura Classica or a Klasse.