Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

Keks KM02 OLED Light Meter Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the latest OLED light meter from KEKS, the KEKS KM02. At $110, it’s a real contender for best value light meter.

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Fuji Instax and Polaroid Instant Camera Buyer’s Guide!

2000 1125 Juliet Schwab

We spotlight every single instant film camera available to buy right now in today’s instant camera buyer’s guide!

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Photographing New Mexico with the Nikon Nikkor 15mm f/5.6

2000 1125 Echo Lens Photography

Nikon’s ultra-wide rectilinear 15mm f/5.6 is a rare, wonderful, and (obviously) very wide lens that every Nikon fan should experience.

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Ricoh GR1 – Perfection Has a Price

2000 1125 Tanner Gooding

The Ricoh GR1 was Ricoh’s first premium 35mm point and shoot film camera, and it’s one of the best of the type. But it comes at a price.

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Shooting Polacon with a Toyo Super Graphic and Instax Wide

2000 1125 Echo Lens Photography

Shooting Polacon, a massive annual gathering of instant film fiends, on Fuji Instax film with a large format camera.

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Ray Bradbury’s Sun and Shadow Shines a Light on Photographic Cultural Appropriation

2560 1440 James Tocchio

Ray Bradbury’s Sun and Shadow is a beautiful short story that examines photographic cultural appropriation. Synopsis and thoughts in today’s article.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo Camera Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

The Instax Mini Evo is Fuji’s newest Instax Mini instant film camera, and it’s also a digital camera. See why that’s so great in this review.

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Leica’s New M6 and Solving the Film Photography Accessibility Problem

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Want to shoot film without spending a ton of money? Here’s one simple tip that will help you make that happen!

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Rollei Rolleiflex SL35M Film Camera Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Rollei SL35M, a basic 35mm film SLR camera from the 1970s, and tells what makes it special in today’s digital world.

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It’s Okay to Like Cameras More Than You Like Photography

2400 1350 James Tocchio

James weighs in on the push/pull between those who love photography first and those who simply love cameras.

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The Olympus Pen F as a More Methodical Point and Shoot Alternative

1800 1013 Tanner Gooding

Here’s a fast rundown of why you may want to consider an Olympus Pen F, FT, or FV as an alternative to the point and shoot camera.

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Contax S2 Review – A No Frills Titanium 35mm SLR

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James spent a couple of weeks shooting the Contax S2 earlier in the summer. Here’s everything he learned about this titanium SLR.

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Film Photographer Interview – Jessica Dunston

1800 1285 Danielle Wrobleski

Can you start off by giving us a quick intro to yourself? My name is Jessica Dunston. I’m originally from Raleigh, NC. I just recently moved…

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Back to Basics with a Nikon F, 50mm f/2, and a roll of Tri-X

1800 1013 Echo Lens Photography

Sometimes things feel complicated, our brains and shelves get cluttered. At these times, getting back to basics can add some clarity.

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MiNT Camera Plans to Make a New Premium Compact 35mm Film Camera

794 600 James Tocchio

I got an interesting email the other day. Seems that MiNT Camera wants to make a new premium 35mm film compact. And they just might do it.

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What Is Polaroid Up To?

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Polaroid is poised to announce something new (not a camera, they say) on September 21st. What could it be?

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The Camera of Shattered Dreams: Living with the Lomo LC-A 120

1800 1012 Rich Stroffolino

Rich lays out the good and the bad about Lomography’s Lomo LC-A 120, a super cheap medium format film camera.

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Why I Love Cheap Manual Focus Telephoto Lenses

1800 1013 Echo Lens Photography

Dylan makes the case for cheap manual focus telephoto lenses, and offers some tips on how to buy, shoot, and enjoy them.

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Nikon Nikkor Z 20mm f/1.8 S Lens Review

1600 900 James Tocchio

James reviews the Nikon Nikkor Z 20mm F/1.8 S, the newest ultra-wide prime lens for Nikon Z series cameras.

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Antique Beach – Creating Summer Memories with Expired Kodacolor Film

2048 1463 Guest Author

Guest Author Isaac D. Pacheco brings us along as they shoot the summer beach on two rolls of (very) expired Kodak Kodacolor film!

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An American Dream – Pictures and Words from a Cross Country Train Ride

2400 1350 Lukas Flippo

Lukas shoots the American dream with the Fuji X Pro 3, from the window of a cross-country train (New York City to San Francisco).

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Ugly Lens, Beautiful Photos – My Experience With Cheap Gear

687 386 Milo Krims

Milo Krims sold their pristine Mamiya C330, bought a rather worn replacement, and was surprised by the quality of the images it made.

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Konishiroku ( Konica ) Pearl IV – The Last, Best 645 Folder

2400 1350 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews the Konishiroku ( Konica ) Pearl IV, one of the last, and best, folding medium format film cameras to come out of Japan.

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Parents and Portraits with Film Photographer Han Phan

1958 2400 Danielle Wrobleski

Film photographer Han Phan chats with us about photography, her parents, portrait projects, and the rising costs of photography.

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The Contax TVS on the Streets of Bangkok

2400 1350 Daniel Rider

Daniel Rider stumbled into a Contax TVS, and inadvertently realized it’s the perfect camera for the streets of Bangkok (and beyond).

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Ihagee Exa Camera Review

2400 1350 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon reviews the Ihagee Exa, an early 35mm film SLR camera with plenty of weird quirks (and a nice suite of lenses!).

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The Curse of the Hasselblad XPan

2400 1350 Guest Author

In today’s guest post, Matthias Jambon unravels the curse of the Hasselblad XPan (in the form of a camera review).

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Nikon 28Ti Point and Shoot Film Camera Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James reviews Nikon’s most exotic, enticing (and expensive) point and shoot 35mm film camera, the Nikon 28Ti.

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Dungeness Architecture Shot with a Yashica Mat and Ilford Ortho Plus

2400 1350 Guest Author

“Don’t go to Dungeness, it’s bleak as hell and everyone lives in sheds.” Despite the warning, I went, and shot the place on film.

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The Minolta SR-T 303 – The camera that gets out of your way

2400 1350 Allysse Riordan

Allysse reviews the Minolta SRT 303, a simple and effective 35mm film camera that’s suitable for those looking to learn.

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A Father’s Day Journey with my Father’s Nikon

2000 1125 Nick Clayton

On Father’s Day, Nicholas takes an emotional journey with his Father’s Nikon.

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Lomography Lomochrome Purple Review

2560 1440 Danielle Wrobleski

Danielle profiles Lomography Lomochrome Purple, a trippy and mesmerizing film that creates incredible worlds of color.

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A New Color Film, Santacolor 100, Now Crowdfunding on IndieGoGo

2560 1440 Connor Brustofski

In the era of ever-dwindling color film options, it’s nice to see new options emerging. Here’s one, Santacolor, a new film now crowdfunding.

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Here’s a Perfect Beginner 35mm Film SLR – the Minolta Dynax 500Si

2560 1440 Jim Graves

Jim Graves profiles another great 35mm SLR camera for beginner film photographers – the Minolta Dynax 500Si Super.

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Shooting the Anamorphic Sirui 50mm Lens is Like Shooting a Digital X Pan

2560 1440 Rich Stroffolino

Rich introduces us to the Sirui 50mm Anamorphic lens, and compares the images it makes with the infamous Hasselblad X Pan.

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Canon EOS 1V Review – the Last Professional Film SLR from Canon

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James reviews Canon’s last professional 35mm film SLR camera, the Canon EOS 1V. It’s nearly perfect, and surprisingly priced.

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Stop Trying To Turn Film Cameras Into Digital Cameras

816 460 James Tocchio

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

2560 1440 James Tocchio

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

2560 1440 Guest Author

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

2560 1600 James Tocchio

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

2560 1440 James Tocchio

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

2200 1650 Lukas Flippo

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

2200 1237 James Tocchio

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

2200 1238 James Tocchio

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

2048 1535 James Tocchio

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

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Single Shot Stories No. 011 – Matthew Morse, This is Normal

1280 849 Guest Author

Matthew Morse shares the story of his beautiful daughter and the tricycle that’s more than a toy, in today’s Single Shot Stories.

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Enjoy These Fujifilm, Kodak, and Nikon TV Ads from the 1980s and ’90s

2560 1440 James Tocchio

Lately I’ve been scouring internet archives for old television commercials from our favorite camera and film brands. Enjoy!

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The Masterful Documentary Photographers of the Farm Security Administration

1024 781 Eric Charles Jones

The most iconic photographs of the 20th century were taken by the photographers of the Farm Security Administration (FSA).

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$21.26 – The Price of a Thousand Memories

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Another phenomenal guest post from Lukas Flippo, about the billions of memories crammed into a million SD cards all over the world.

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Parenthood and Love Shot Authentically on Film – Interview with Claire Dam

1335 2000 Danielle Wrobleski

Simply amazing photography inside.

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