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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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Learning to love a rangefinder camera: Five years with the Leica M6 TTL 0.85

In late 2015 I was hit by a taxi making an illegal turn and received three fractured vertebrae for being in the wrong place at …

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Shooting the Leica M1: From 1960s British holiday camps to the streets of 21st century England

I am a great fan of the Leica M1, having first used this camera in the late 1960s as a camp photographer at Butlin’s in …

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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…

A day in the life: London street photography with the Leica M6 - by Simon King

A Day in the Life: London Street Photography with the Leica M6

This article is part diary, part camera review, part lens review, and part film review, all based around my average day-to-day exploits as a film-based street photographer and photojournalist in London.

Expectations and anticipation- shooting a Lecia M3 for the first time - by Linus Kafka

Expectations and anticipation: Shooting a Leica M3 for the first time – by Linus Kafka

While my freshly shot and developed Tri-X 400 (using Kodak D76) is hanging up to dry, I would like to summarize some of my thoughts …

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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.