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The Ricoh GR10: “piggy in the middle” GR sibling (plus GR1s...

A year ago I was looking for the "ultimate film compact camera", the Ricoh GR1 series, but I was somewhat afraid of...

Camera review: the Contax S2, “Simple is Best” – by Tom...

Two years ago at a tram stop in Antwerp, I misstepped on the pavement's edge and fell over. It was a bit...

Is “premium” really worth the money? Comparing the Ricoh GR1s and...

Here's a question you've probably asked yourself before: "Is it really worth paying for a premium compact 35mm camera when a lesser-known,...

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)...

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...

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.

Compact camera mega test: The Contax Tvs III, hot property?

The Contax T2 is hot property, the compact de jour, if you will. The Contax Tvs III is basically a T2 with a zoom lens. It's also much cheaper, so the Tvs III should also be hot property, right?

Compact camera mega test: The Contax T3, a super-rich hipster’s dream

The Contax T3 is so cute and desirable! The problem is that the T3 is crazy-expensive. If you are not wealthy, look away now.

Compact camera mega test: The Contax T2, the world’s most fashionable...

The Contax T2 is the world’s most fashionable camera, apparently. Kendall Jenner uses the T2. Chris Hemsworth uses the T2. Various other celebrities I don’t know use the T2.

Oly travel twins: The Olympus Trip 35 vs the Olympus XA2...

Both these little cameras get a lot of love and I think they deserve it.

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.

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.

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.

How to make a TEXPan: shoot wide-format 35mm film in the...

In this article, I'll be showing you how to very simply modify your Fuji medium format rangefinder to shoot wide-format 35mm film (aka make your own TEXPan).

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 Nikon FE 2 – by Mac MacDonald

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to settle on “the one.” The one 35mm film camera that will serve all my photography needs.

The Ultimate guide to the Hasselblad 2000FCW, a focal plane shutter...

The Hasselblad 2000FCW was the third in the legendary Swedish company's family of 6x6 focal plane shutter cameras. If you want to be able to use all Hasselblad lenses (including 13 lenses that can only be used with this