Single Shot Stories No. 009 – Alistair Hamilton, Bath Cat

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Everyone likes cat pictures, right? How about if they’re made with a Nikon F2 and 55mm f/1.2? Shot in 1987? Even better.

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New Show on the Casual Photophile YouTube Channel

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Starting now and continuing until enough people beg me to stop, I’m publishing our most popular articles as a podcast (of sorts) on YouTube.

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A Mississippi Cemetery and a Shattered Glass Plate – by Lukas Flippo

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Every time we visit my grandfather’s grave, my dad makes a joke. “You know why they have fences around cemeteries? Because people are just dyin’ to get in!”

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Reviewing My Time with the Konica Hexar RF

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Drew reviews the Konica Hexar RF, a 35mm film rangefinder camera that blends manual and automatic functions in an interesting way.

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The Mamiya Watcher A is a 35mm Film Surveillance Camera Built Into a Clock

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James has been the victim of a heinous theft. In today’s article he uses the Mamiya Watcher A to capture the criminal.

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Yes, The Camera Matters

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James gets all introspective in this (admittedly self-indulgent) article about what really matters when we use the camera.

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In Japan, Digicams are the New Film – Guest Post by Johnny Yokoyama

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I’d like to introduce a new photography trend. Welcome to the exciting world of “Digicams.” Wait! Don’t roll your eyes just yet!

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Our Most Popular Posts of 2021 (and Thank You!)

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In 2021, more than 3 million of you visited my website. That’s wild! Thank you! Here are the most popular posts that we published in 2021.

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Interview with Film Photographer Danica Thomas

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Danielle interviews Danica Thomas, a photographer shooting exclusively with 35mm film, about her journey and process.

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Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM Lens Review

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The Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM lens is an uncommon and uncommonly tiny Japanese lens that harkens back to old-world quality at a reasonable price!

What’s an ‘Apollo’ Nikon F and Why It Matters

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James explains what makes the special Nikon F “Apollo” so special (or not so special), with examination of why it matters (or doesn’t).

How to Cheat at Film Photography – Simple Tips for Making Better Photos

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Film photography can be hard. The learning curve is often steep, and blasting through twenty rolls of film as we learn the ropes can be…

How to Slow Down & Love Photography … Again

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For me, photography is often a solitary pursuit. At times this is a blessing. The calm of twiddling dials and manipulating a tripod can be a…

Which Leica Rangefinder Should I Buy?

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Want a Leica rangefinder, but not sure which one is right for you? Our buyer’s guide can help you pick your best fit.