Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

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

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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

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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

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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

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Simply amazing photography inside.

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Kodak Announces Gold 200 in 120 – an Affordable Medium Format Color Film!

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Kodak has just announced that Kodak Gold 200 will now be produced in 120 medium format! The film, which is available to order for retailers and…

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Single Shot Stories No. 010 – Justin Kingery, a Jump in the Park

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In our latest community-driven Single Shot Story, Justin Kingery writes about parental love and shares a gravity-defying shot.

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Historical Hovercrafts Through a Rolleicord Lens – Guest Post by Jacob Downey

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Jacob Downey shoots historical hovercrafts through a Rolleicord Xenar lens, and shares the journey in today’s Guest Post.

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Print, Print, Print, Print, Print! Print Your Photos!

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James goes off on a real tangent. The short version – print your photographs and you’ll be a happier photographer.

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There’s Romance in the Pikes Peak Phone Lines: Documentary Form and Robert Adams by Lukas Flippo

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Matt and his girlfriend were kissing on the couch. They were in their third evolution. Maybe their third? It was hard to keep track. One day…

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Cinestill BwXX Medium Format Film Review

2000 1125 Aidan Bell

Aidan writes about his experience shooting Cinestill BwXX, a cinematic black and white film, in medium format.

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Getting to Know the Cameradactyl Rex

2000 1125 Rich Stroffolino

Rich previews teh Cameradactyl Rex, a 3D printed camera that exposes Fuji Instax Wide film or 120 film using Mamiya Press lenses.

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Making Pictures with a Cracker – Cámara Galletita Challenge

2500 1162 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon builds and shoots a homemade pinhole camera with a cracker for a lens, and the results are wild!

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Getting Started in Film Photography – What Camera Should You Buy?

2000 1125 Jim Graves

There’s a whole new generation of would-be film photographers who want to explore their creative side by shooting film. In this article we’re answering the first question that most new shooters ask –  Which camera should I buy?

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Shooting Lomography Fantome Kino, an 8 ISO Black and White Film

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James shoots and reviews a couple of rolls of Lomography Fantome, an ultra-low ISO black and white 35mm film.

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NONS SL660, an Interchangeable Lens SLR for Instax Square Film, Now on Kickstarter

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An instant camera from NONS which is now funding on Kickstarter will allow photographers to create sharpness and bokeh on Instax Square film with Canon EF, M42, Nikon F, Pentax K, and Contax/Yashica mount lenses.

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In Defense of the Micro Four Thirds Camera

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With Panasonic and OM Digital Solutions (formerly Olympus) set to launch their new flagship cameras based on the micro four third sensor shortly let’s examine the system’s strengths, limitations and yes, the hate.

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REVIVAL, a Documentary About the Resurgence of Film Photography, Funding on Kickstarter

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There’s a new project on Kickstarter, a documentary called REVIVAL, which will spotlight artists shooting with film in the 21st century.

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Is a Photograph Worth a Thousand Words? – By Lukas Flippo

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I stayed. Staring at the world of Winogrand, the America of the 1950s and 1960s, realizing that I didn’t have answers…

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The Ten Best Electronic 35mm SLR’s Ever Made

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

After seven years of shooting classic cameras, we’ve compiled our list of the ten best electronic SLRs of all time.

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The Canon AV-1 is a Better Canon AE-1 (For Me)

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Canon AV-1, a camera that’s often described as “a Canon AE-1 with aperture priority mode.”

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Argenti Nanotomic-X B&W Film Review

2000 1125 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon is here with another thorough film review, this time focusing on Argenti Nanotomic X, a respooled microfilm for 35mm cameras.

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Mausoleums on Film with a Hasselblad – Interview with Octavia Sharp

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Danielle interviews Octavia Sharp, a film photographer who shoots stunning studies of mausoleums with her Hasselblad.

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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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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

2000 1125 James Tocchio

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

2560 1707 James Tocchio

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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Shooting the Nintendo Game Boy Camera 24 Years Later

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James’ new Analogue Pocket retro/modern handheld gaming device prompts him to reconnect with the 24-year-old Nintendo Game Boy Camera!

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Minamata Movie Out Now, Leica Q2 Reporter Edition, Nat Geo Photos and More / the Weekly Photo News

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Minamata movie news, Leica releases a new Leica Q2, Nat Geo photos issue, and more in this week’s photo news roundup.

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Enjoy Our Ten Most Popular Posts About Minolta

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Do you love Minolta cameras and lenses? Then have I got an article for you!

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Finding Perspective with the Nikon Nikkor 28mm F/3.5 AIS 

2000 1125 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant discovers the affordable wide-angle Nikon Nikkor 28mm F/3.5 lens, and shares his journey away from the standard 50mm focal length.

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Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Review – The Goldilocks Lens

2000 1125 Clayton D'Arnault

Clayton reviews the Fujifilm XF 27mm F/2.8 R WR, a weather sealed pancake lens for Fuji’s X Series mirrorless cameras.

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Leica M11, Hasselblad Masters, Kodak Disposable, and More / Weekly News Roundup

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The weekly photo news roundup for December 10th features the Hasselblad Masters, a Kodak disposable camera, and much more.

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Single Shot Stories No. 008 – Jarrod Hills, Asian Wok

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Jarrod Hills contemplates and captures the things we lose to unrestrained gentrification in today’s Single Shot Story.

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Single Shot Stories No. 007 – Chris Lonardo, Car Fire in Dumbo

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Our latest Single Shot Story comes from Chris Lonardo, whose photo reminds us that we should always carry a camera.

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Pogo 35mm Focus Free Camera: One Roll Review

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Sroyon reviews the Pogo Click, a typical 35mm film toy camera with a basic mensicus lens.

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Interview with Kali of Evertender Studios

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Our latest interview, this time with Kali, who makes psychedelic photos of southern California with experimental, expired, and special films.

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The Nikon Series E 75-150mm f/3.5 – The People’s Telephoto Lens

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

Josh reviews the Nikon Series E 75-150mm zoom lens, a low-priced lens with solid performance and serious utility.

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Instant Camera Buyer’s Guide for the Holidays and 2022

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We profile every instant camera you can buy today, including Fuji’s Instax series and Polaroid models, just in time for holiday shopping!

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The Mamiya M645 as my First Medium Format Film Camera

2000 1126 Aidan Bell

I’ve been using cameras for half my life and I felt like I knew my way around any basic system, until I discovered medium format. The…

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Fujifilm Announces the Instax Mini Evo, a New Digital Instant Film Camera

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Fuji’s latest Instax camera, the Instax Mini Evo, is a new film/digital hybrid camera with a lot of interesting features! Coming Feb, 2022.

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Single Shot Stories No. 006 – Adam Dorius, Millcreek Fire

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Our latest Single Shot Story comes from Adam Dorius, who captured one serious conflagration with their Nikon!

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Nikon Lite Touch Zoom 70 WS Point and Shoot Film Camera Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Nikon Lite Touch Zoom 70 WS, a point and shoot 35mm film camera from the year 2002 (one of the last compacts Nikon made).

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Haystack Heroes – a Charity Project Zine by Tommaso Carrara

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For my very first trip post pandemic, my girlfriend and I decided to spend ten days in the North Isles of Scotland at the end of…

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“A Choice of Weapons : Inspired by Gordon Parks” Coming to HBO and HBO Max on November 15th

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There’s a new film coming just under a week from today, focusing on Gordon Parks and his enduring legacy.

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