Stop Trying To Turn Film Cameras Into Digital Cameras

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James offers an opinion on the recurring product launches that promise to turn your film camera into a digital camera.

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f/8 And Be There – the Unclear Origin of a Photographic Mantra and What It Really Means

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James explores the unclear origin of “f/8 and be there” and contemplates what the photographic mantra really means today.

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Vintage Cars, Film Cameras, and Not Photographing the Crash – Guest Post by Jacob Downey

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Vintage sports cars and film cameras leads to thoughts on the photographic killer instinct in today’s guest post by Jacob Downey.

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These Star Wars Props Were Made Out of Vintage Camera Parts

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Star Wars is packed full of props, and its no surprise that many of them were made from recycled camera parts! Here are a few.

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Polaroid’s The Button is a Surprisingly Good Instant Camera

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James reviews a somewhat anonymous and simple Polaroid instant film camera – 1981’s The Button.

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The Photographs That Wouldn’t Exist – Travels with a Digicam

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Lukas hits the road with a car full of friends and a Kodak digicam from the early aughts.

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Shooting Film : Everything You Need to Know About Analogue Photography – Book Review

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James reviews the new book Shooting Film : Everything You Need to Know About Analogue Photography by Ben Hawkins and Lisa Kanaever-Hunsicker.

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Olympus 35S 35mm Rangefinder Camera Review

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James reviews a beautiful, old-school rangefinder-focusing 35mm film camera from Olympus, the Olympus 35-S of 1955.

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Behold Oscar Isaac Holding a Contax T2

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It’s a slow day here at CP HQ. Not going to lie.

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The Schneider Kreuznach 50mm f/2.8 Lens – Or Why I Love To Hate the Kodak Retina Ib

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In the world of cameras and optics, few companies are as storied as Leica and Zeiss. Founded in 1846, Zeiss is one of the most enduring manufacturers of anything mechanical…

I Called the Contax T2 Overrated, This Reader Disagreed

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Every Friday, I end the workweek by posting an Ask Me Anything on the site’s Instagram stories. Through these AMAs, readers of the site and…

Nikon Finally Wakes Up, Releases Juggernaut Z9

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Remember the days of the Nikon 1? It was just ten years ago, but also a lifetime. A literal lifetime as the mirrorless marketplace as…

Yoshihisa Maitani – The Man Who Made Olympus

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What makes a person successful? The admiration of one’s peers? The realization of one’s ambitions and designs? Decades of professional coups? If these are the…

A Belated and Lukewarm Take on the Discontinuation of Fuji Pro 400H

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Now that the dust has settled, Jeb shares a few of his thoughts on the discontinuation of Fuji Pro 400H.