Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

Hands On with the Pentax 17 – the New Film Camera from Pentax

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Our hands-on review of the Pentax 17, an all-new half-frame point-point-and-shoot film camera from Pentax.

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GRAMS28 172 Camera Sling – Gear Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Grams28 172 Camera Sling, a compact and stylish everyday carry camera bag.

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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R Review

2000 1125 Rich Stroffolino

A review of the Fujifilm XF 56mm F/1.2 fast prime portrait lens for Fuji’s X Series cameras.

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Five Cheap (but Very Good) Film Cameras You Can Buy Today

2200 1240 James Tocchio

Prices for film cameras have increased over time, but you can still find some great deals on some amazing cameras.

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Lens Review: Pergear 35mm F/1.4 – Super Fast, Stunningly Inexpensive

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Pergear 35mm f/1.4, the cheapest full frame 35/1.4 you can buy in the Nikon Z, Canon R, Sony E, and Leica L mount systems.

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Outrageous ISO: Digital Concert Photography at the Upper Limits of Low Light

2000 1294 Guest Author

Eric shares his experience (and Kodak P3200 film simulation recipe) for low light concert photos at outrageously high ISO.

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Five Best Films for Underwater Photography

2000 1326 Chloe Ellison

Though my grandparents lived in New Jersey, their cellar transported me to the mountains of Afghanistan, the heart of the Congo and the depths of the…

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Single Shot Stories No. 013 – Polaroid Colour Swinger by Ronnie Brandon

2016 2525 Guest Author

Like the Colour Swinger, I am orphaned now, but just for a moment I felt my folks over my shoulder as I pulled the camera from my bag.

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Beginner’s Guide to Underwater Film Photography

2200 1462 Chloe Ellison

For beginners, shooting film can be a challenge. But shooting film underwater? Don’t dive without reading this guide.

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Beginner’s Guide to Ilford Delta 400

2560 789 Roberto Felipe

Everything you need to know to get started with black-and-white photography and Ilford Delta 400.

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Single Shot Stories No. 012 – Skateboard by Jeff Greenstein

1443 2000 Guest Author

Jeff Greenstein tells the story of how his kinetic and dreamy photo of a skateboarder came to life with the help of an unusual and inscrutable old camera.

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In Search of a Filmic Digital Sensor

2000 1125 Guest Author

Tom Perry shares a selection of his favorite “filmic sensor” cameras, digital cameras making images with a vintage look.

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Keks KM-Q OLED Light Meter Review

2200 1237 James Tocchio

James reviews the Keks KM-Q, the newest and smallest light meter from Keks Camera.

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In Praise of Bad Photographs

2200 1506 Guest Author

While looking back through a fat binder full of negatives, I came to a realization: most of these photographs are bad.

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New York City and the Half-frame 35mm Olympus Pen D

2200 1238 Guest Author

Today’s guest author introduces us to the Olympus Pen D, a half-frame 35mm film camera.

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Meet the PolaFlex, a Custom-Made Polaroid TLR by Douwe Krooshof

2560 1440 Guest Author

Today’s guest author introduces us to their amazing PolaFlex, a custom-made Polaroid TLR camera that gets amazing results!

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Ichi-Go Ichi-E with the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1

2200 1237 Sroyon Mukherjee

Moments pass, but some leave a mark. And when all is said and done, isn’t that what photography is about? One time, one meeting. And if we are lucky, a picture to remember it by.

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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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