Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

The New Film Camera from Pentax is a Half Frame Compact – Details!

1002 561 James Tocchio

New details on the Pentax Film Project’s first new camera – a half frame compact for beginners and young people.

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Polaroid I-2 Long Term Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James is here with a long term review of the the flagship instant film camera from Polaroid, the Polaroid I-2.

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A Digital Camera for People Who Love Film Cameras – Epson R-D1 Review

2200 1237 Guest Author

The Epson R-D1 is the best digital camera for people who love film cameras. Today’s guest author, Cezar Gomez, tells why.

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Nikon Nikkor 45mm f/2.8P – a Classic Pancake Lens Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James reviews an ultra-small manual focus 45mm Nikkor made for the Nikon FM3a, a lens well-suited for today’s mirror-less digital cameras!

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Answering Your Questions About Cameras and Photography – 001

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James answers your questions about cameras and photography.

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Canon’s Fruit-Themed Camera, the Canon ELPH Shades Sunshine

2200 1238 James Tocchio

Looking back at the time that Canon made a fruit-themed APS film camera, the ELPH Shades Sunshine.

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A Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 Plena lens is attached to a Nikon Zf digital mirror-less camera, and the whole kit is being held by a photographer.

Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

We review the Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena, a super-fast, high spec, mid-tele portrait lens for Nikon’s Z series cameras.

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First Look at the MiNT Rollei 35AF Compact Film Camera

1091 560 James Tocchio

MiNT Camera has just announced that their new 35mm film camera will be called the Rollei 35AF, and that it will be released in Summer 2024.…

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The Cinematic Point and Shoot – Minolta P’s (Freedom Vista) Review

2200 1238 Roberto Felipe

The Minolta P’s is a simple and cheap point and shoot camera with a neat gimmick – an ultra wide lens and panoramic aspect ratio!

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Check Out These Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Photographers

2200 1237 James Tocchio

James is here with a shopping list for the photographer in your life. Enjoy!

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Nikon N2000 Review – a Stunningly Cheap Film Camera

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James review the Nikon N2000, a superb value 35mm film SLR that’s as good today as it was when it first released in 1985.

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The Canon EOS Rebel XS – Anonymity, Autofocus, and Andre Agassi

2200 1240 Josh Solomon

In the1990s, Canon launched their new EOS Rebel camera with one of the defining marketing campaigns of the decade – “Image Is Everything.”

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Harman Phoenix 200 – the Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James reviews the world’s newest color film from the makers of Ilford black-and-white film, Harman Phoenix 200.

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NEWS: Harman Unveils Phoenix 200, a Brand New Color Film

2200 1238 James Tocchio

A three-minute read containing everything you need to know about the launch of Harman’s brand new color film, Phoenix 200.

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Minolta MC W Rokkor HG 35mm f/2.8 Classic Lens Review

2200 1237 Sean McCullough

A low cost classic lens that makes images full of character. Here’s our review of the Minolta MC W Rokkor HG 35mm F/2.8.

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Seeking the Ghost of Edwin Land at Polaroid’s Former Headquarters

2200 1238 James Tocchio

The past has a way of disappearing.

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Perkins Cove, Maine, on Polaroid Film

2200 1237 James Tocchio

A Polaroid travelogue; shooting a coastal Maine harbor village with a Polaroid camera from 1982, and everything that comes with it.

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These are the Best Medium Format Film Cameras for Beginners

2000 1334 James Tocchio

James lists a number of the best medium format film cameras for people just starting their medium format journey.

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Adox 300 Review – a 35mm Film Camera with Interchangeable Film Magazines

2200 1237 James Tocchio

James reviews the Adox 300, a 35mm film camera from 1956 with one very rare feature – interchangeable film magazines.

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An Interview with the Creators of Not Your Grandma’s Camera Club

1280 854 Sarah Rizzo

I went to my first-ever photography meet-up this year at Polacon NYC. As a girl from a small town, I’d never seen so many film cameras…

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Lomography Announces Big Price Cuts on Medium Format Film!

2200 1238 James Tocchio

Lomography has just announced massive price cuts on their medium format film. Here are all the juicy details.

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The Minolta XE7 from a Nikon Loyalist’s Perspective

2200 1238 Echo Lens Photography

Dylan compares the Minolta XE7 with a similarly designed Nikon from the same era.

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Shooting a 50 Year Old Roll of Kodak Panatomic X 35mm Film

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James shoots a fifty year old roll of Kodak Panatomic X, a fine grain, low speed black and white film.

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The Best Travel Camera Today is a Cheap, Old Digicam

1650 2200 Sarah Rizzo

Sarah shares why the perfect travel camera today is a cheap old digicam, a digital point and shoot from the 2000s.

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Kodak Ektar H35 Half Frame Film Camera Review

2200 1237 James Tocchio

The Kodak Ektar H35 is the most affordable way to get into film photography. Just don’t expect high quality build or images.

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Polaroid Releases the I-2, Their Most Advanced Instant Camera in Decades

1989 864 James Tocchio

Polaroid announces their newest and most capable instant film camera, the Polaroid I-2!

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The New Nifty Fifty— Er, Forty? Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm F/2 Lens Review

2200 1238 James Tocchio

James reviews the Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm f/2, a high performance, compact, lightweight full-frame Nikon Z Mount lens that costs just $279.

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Things I Learned in Five Years of Thrifting Film Cameras

2200 1238 Roberto Felipe

Roberto shares some tips and generally sound advice learned after five years of hunting and thrifting for special cameras.

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Casual Birder is an Endearing Game About Photographing Birds

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James comes with something different today, a review of a video game that’s all about photographing birds.

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Shooting Boston’s Seaport District with a Contax TVS Digital

1838 1035 James Tocchio

James takes y’all on a stroll through Boston’s Seaport District with a Contax TVS Digital point and shoot from 2002.

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The Fujifilm X-T1 and Olympus Half-Frame Lenses Make the Ultimate Digital Film System

2200 1237 Josh Solomon

Josh finally finds his ideal digital / film camera kit. Here’s why it’s the Fuji X-T1 and a suite of old Olympus Pen lenses.

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Film Review : Ferrania Orto – a Lesson in Patience

1024 685 Guest Author

FILM Ferrania’s newest film is here, and today’s guest author Daler Fergani kindly shares their experience shooting it.

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Solving Scanning with the Nikon ES-2 Film Digitizing Kit

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James finally finds a true solution to the problem of scanning film – Nikon’s ES-2 Film Digitizing Adapter.

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Nikon Nikkor Z MC 50mm F/2.8 Macro / Standard Lens Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Nikon Nikkor Z MC 50mm F/2.8, the standard prime macro lens for Nikon’s Z series cameras.

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WonderPan 400 – Analogue Wonderland’s New Film

2000 1333 Jim Graves

Jim Graves previews Analogue Wonderlands new branded film, WonderPan 400, a black and white film meant to be pushed!

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A 35mm Point-and-Shoot Sleeper – Canon Sure Shot Tele Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Canon Sure Shot Tele, an interesting and surprising point-and-shoot 35mm film camera from 1986.

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An Oral History of Photography During and After the Cambodian Civil War

875 876 M. For. Film

M. For. Film reveals a side of photography that most of us will never know through this interview with an Uncle who lived and photographed through the Cambodian Civil War.

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Canon Snappy Q – a Film Camera Made for Summer

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James Reviews the Canon Snappy Q, a point-and-shoot 35mm film camera from 1989 that’s a perfect summer accessory today.

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A Year of Large Format Photography – Chapter 1: Rediscovering My Photographic Purpose

2000 1125 Echo Lens Photography

A photographer explores the gear of large format photography, and how it influences their process and philosophy.

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A Cheap Lens and a Rabbit

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James photographs a rabbit with an old telephoto zoom lens. It took 30 minutes, 60 dollars, and his mind off of stressful stuff.

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Olympus XA2 – Point and Shoot 35mm Film Camera Review

2000 1125 Shawn Granton

We review the Olympus XA2, the point and shoot evolution of Maitani’s amazing compact XA series 35mm film cameras.

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I Shot Wolfen NC500, a New Color Film from ORWO

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James stands in the Gulf of Mexico, gets sun poisoning, and shoots the new color film from ORWO, Wolfen NC500.

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Interview with Film Photographer Taylor

1557 2000 Danielle Wrobleski

Hi Taylor! Can you start out by telling us a little bit about yourself? My name is Taylor and I am a film photographer based in…

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Baby’s First Photo – One of the Last Surprises

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

After a long thrift-store drought, Josh finds new fun in Baby’s First Photo, a 35mm toy camera. And then he puts it to good use.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let My Kindergartner Use My DSLR

2000 1125 Matthew Luzitano

A father shares his love of photography with his kids by sharing his DSLR.

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The Dubious Origin and Uncertain Future of the “Standard” 50mm Lens

2448 1506 James Tocchio

James examines the origin of the 50mm “standard lens” and why what we percieve as “standard” may be changing for the better.

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Shooting a 100-Year-Old Camera – the Contessa Nettel / Zeiss Piccolette

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James shoots a 100-plus year old camera, the Contessa Nettel / Zeiss Ikon Piccolette. And we have pictures!

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Opinion – What is going on with Ferrania’s new film Orto? 

2000 993 Rich Stroffolino

In an age when every price increase or film cancellation sparks fear that our beloved medium, film, is going away, I should be nothing but elated…

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What’s That Camera in Wes Anderson’s Latest Film, Asteroid City?

1961 883 Rich Stroffolino

It’s time for our favorite game. Identify that camera! This time we’re examining the props seen in the trailer for the latest Wes Anderson film, Asteroid City.

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Fujifilm X-E4 and the Paradox of Minimalism

2000 1125 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon explores the paradox of minimalism through the lens of Fuji’s most minimalist digital camera, the XE-4.

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