Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

Should I Sell My Leica? An Argument With Myself

2000 1128 Josh Solomon

For better or worse, Leica is an aspirational brand for many photographers. In this article, Josh debates himself over his feelings for his Leica.

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Rescuing a Zeiss Ikon Nettar from the Trash

2000 1125 Connor Brustofski

Connor rescues and reviews a Zeiss Ikon Nettar, a medium format folding camera that had been destined for the parts bin.

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Holiday Gifts for Photographers – 2020 Edition

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Our 2020 list of the best Holiday gifts for photographers. Find what to buy, and share this list with your friends.

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Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens Review

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario reviews the inexpensive and suprisingly good Funleader 18mm F/8 Cap Lens, a lo-fi lens that’s about the size of a body cap!

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Reverse Lens Macro Photography – Intro and How To Guide

2000 1124 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant offers quick tips and techniques for shooting extremely close macro photographs without buying any new gear at all!

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Franka Solida II-R – Shooting a Classic 120 Folding Camera from 1959 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews a high-quality, affordable, and classic medium format folding film camera, the Franka Solida II-R.

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Simple But Sophisticated – the Leica M6

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario pens something of a love letter to his Leica M6 in this short and sweet review of the classic 35mm rangefinder.

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Check Out These Amazing Items from Flints Auctions’ November 19th Catalog

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Joshua from Flints Auctions gives us a look at some of the incredible photographic rarities to be had in their upcoming November 19th auction.

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Sony E 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Review

2000 1125 Clayton D'Arnault

Clayton reviews the Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS zoom lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras, and it’s a kit lens to impress.

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Five Photo Accessories I’m Glad I Bought (And Some I Regret)

2000 1331 Jeb Inge

Jeb shares the five photo accessories that he can’t live without, and a few others which may have been a waste of money.

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Oliver and His Nikon Unearth Racial Violence in the Rocky Mountains’ Past

2000 1125 Yuan Oliver Jin

With Nikon in hand, Oliver seeks out a little-known memorial to five Chinese men illegally hanged in a goldrush-era Rocky Mountain town.

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Voigtlander Ultron 28mm F/1.9 LTM Lens Review

2000 1125 Sroyon Mukherjee

Sroyon reviews the Voigtlander Ultron 28mm F/1.9 in Leica Thread Mount, one of the fastest 28mm lenses available for Leica cameras today!

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How to Expose Both Sides of 35mm Film to Create Stunning Images – Video

2000 1125 James Tocchio

In this video feature, Dave Carulli shows us how to expose both sides of a roll of 35mm film to create stunning images.

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Leica Elmarit-R 28mm F/2.8 Lens Review

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James reviews the Leica Elmarit-R 28mm F/2.8 wide-angle fast prime lens for Leica R mount and digital mirrorless cameras!

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A Rangefinder Beginner’s Thoughts on the Canon 7

2000 1125 Timothy Lebedin

“Come on! Open it,” she said, nodding at the gift-wrapped box which I was holding in my arms. I knew exactly what was inside. Or at least,…

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My Olympus Mju II Zoom, and What Really Matters

2000 1125 Dario Veréb

Dario Vereb contemplates family, stubborness, and the photographer’s existential question in this article loosely hung on an Olympus Mju II.

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Battle of the Fujifilm 800s – Venus versus Superia X-Tra

2000 1125 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte compares Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 800 to Fujifilm Venus 800, two discontinued high speed color films (available in limited supply).

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Who Knows What the Future Holds – Olympus AZ-4 / Ricoh Mirai Review

1800 1012 Connor Brustofski

The Olympus AZ-4 and the Ricoh Mirai are not great cameras. But they’ve meant more to me than I ever thought a lump of plastic could.

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Voigtlander Ultra Wide-Heliar 12mm f/5.6 Aspherical III M Mount Lens Review

1800 1013 Drew Chambers

Drew reviews the outrageously wide Voigtlander Ultra Wide-Heliar 12mm f/5.6 Aspherical III in Leica M mount!

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Make a Difference in Someone’s Life – Buy a Hat from Brooklyn Film Camera

1400 933 James Tocchio

Make photography film again with a hat from Brooklyn Film Camera, with a bonus that all profits will be going to charity!

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Rolleiflex SL66 Camera Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The first medium format SLR camera that Rollei produced, the Rolleiflex SL66, is one of the more interesting cameras I’ve ever shot.

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My Experiences with Kodak Ektar 100

1800 1013 Aidan Bell

I’ve always sought to try something new almost every couple of weeks to keep photography interesting. With digital photography, something “new” was usually expensive gear, or…

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Leitz Tele-Elmar 135mm f/4 – Leica’s Secret Sonnar

1800 1013 Sroyon Mukherjee

An intriuging look at a less often discussed Leitz M mount lens reveals an under-appreciated gem for Leica photographers.

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Josh is Grumpy About Scanning Film

1800 1013 Josh Solomon

Josh has been scanning film for ten years and he’s just about had enough. Maybe a rant, maybe a cry for help. Poor guy.

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The Canon Prima Zoom 76 and Thoughts on the Cheap Point and Shoot

1800 1013 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant revisits a childhood friend, the Canon Prima Zoom 76, and offers some thoughts on the inexpensive 35mm film point and shoot camera.

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Pentax 67 Review – It’s a Big Camera

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James shot the Pentax 67 in 2016 and 2018, and was less than impressed. In 2020 he tries again. Here’s the review.

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Contax’s Last Hurrah – My Journey with the Contax N1

1800 1012 Eric Charles Jones

The Contax N1 was the final professional-level 35mm film camera to ever bear the Contax name. Here’s our review.

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The High Contrast Street Photography of Kris Desautels

1200 843 Miguel Mercado

We share with you the fresh, high contrast street photography of Kris Desautels as Kris himself shares some tips and photo philosophy.

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Canon FD 85mm F/1.2 L – Finding My Ideal Focal Length with Canon’s Legendary Portrait Lens

1800 1013 Stephen Hennessy

Stephen reviews the Canon FD 85mm F/1.2 L, a super fast prime portrait lens which has made 85mm his go-to focal length.

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A Scary Day – a note from site founder James

1800 1012 James Tocchio

At 10AM this morning I began to feel dizzy and nauseous. Five minutes later my heart rate was above 175 beats per minute. I told my…

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Sigma SD Quattro Review – The Strangest Camera I’ve Ever Used

1800 1013 Jarrod Hills

The Sigma SD Quattro is an odd and interesting mirrorless digital camera with a seriously unique feature – a 29MP Foveon sensor.

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Fujifilm X100V Review — A Digital Camera with an Analog Heart

1800 1013 Clayton D'Arnault

Our review of the Fujifilm X100V, Fuji’s newest mirrorless compact, from the perspective of those who appreciate classic cameras.

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A Sort Of Review of the Lomography Diana F+

1388 781 Craig Sinclair

Craig (sort of) reviews the Lomography Diana F+, a lo-fi medium format point and shoot camera for 120 film.

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Mountains, Dreams, and Reflections – In Norway with a Nikon

1800 1012 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

The untamed landscape of Norway comes alive in Leah’s latest article, in which this land of folklore is captured through a Nikon.

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Minolta Hi-Matic AF2 Review

1800 1013 Jeb Inge

Jeb reviews the Minolta Hi-Matic AF2, a 35mm point and shoot film camera from the dawn of the autofocus era.

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Leicaflex SL Review – Leitz’ Second Attempt at the SLR

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

Nicholas Clayton reviews the Leicaflex SL, Leitz’ second attempt at making a pro-quality 35mm film SLR camera.

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Breaking Rules with Cinestill 800 T in Daylight

1800 1013 Aidan Bell

Aidan shoots Cinestill 800T in the daylight, and finds an interesting look from this tungsten-balanced high speed film.

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Surviving 2020 with an Olympus Pen FT

1800 1011 Josh Solomon

Josh reviews the half-frame 35mm Olympus Pen FT in this review that’s much more than just another camera review.

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A Journey by Train with the People of India – ft. Kodak Pro Image 100 and a Nikon FM2n

1800 1013 Hemant Chatterji

Hemant brings us on a journey by train with the people of India, photographed with his Nikon FM2n and Kodak Pro Image 100.

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Samsung ECX-1 – the Camera Equivalent of a Concept Car 

1800 1012 Connor Brustofski

Connor reviews the oddball Samsung ECX-1, a Porsche-designed point and shoot 35mm film camera from the mid-1990s.

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Learning to Shoot Film in Gates of the Arctic National Park

1800 1012 Stephen Hennessy

After buying a Canon AE-1, Stephen takes off for Gates of the Arctic National Park with his new camera and a backpack full of Kodak Portra.

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Nikon PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 – the First 35mm Perspective Control (Shift) Lens

1800 1012 Yuan Oliver Jin

Oliver reviews the Nikon PC-Nikkor 35mm f/2.8, a highly specialized shift lens for landscapes and cityscapes.

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Leitz Agfa Rondinax 35 Daylight Film Developing Tank Review

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

The Rondinax 35 Daylight Development Tank simplifies the process of processing film, allowing us to load and dev in the light!

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Digitizing Negatives at Home – a Comparison of Methods and Results (DSLR vs Flatbed vs Lab Scans)

1800 1191 James Tocchio

Our friend Tony Huynh compares the major methods of scanning, with plenty of sample images and insight into the processes.

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One Photographer’s Experience of Pandemic and Quarantine

1800 1200 Nick Clayton

Our writer Nicholas Clayton has some thoughts on this strange time of pandemic and quarantine, seen through the prism of a camera.

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Sony A6000 Review – a Modern Classic in 2020?

1800 1013 Clayton D'Arnault

The Sony a6000 debuted in 2014, and quickly became Sony’s best-selling camera. Six years later, they still sell it new! Here’s our review.

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South of Milwaukee, Shot on Film

1800 1207 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

Leah takes us on another journey, this time to Wisconsin in winter, where she makes a project of shooting trees (no matter the cost to her socks).

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The Sawyer’s Mark IV – A Miniature Rolleiflex 2.8

1800 1013 Cheyenne Morrison

Everything we need to know about the Sawyer’s Mark IV, a tiny twin lens reflex, Japanese Rolleiflex killer – by Cheyenne Morrison.

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Kitamura Camera in Shinjuku, Tokyo is a Must-See Shop for Photographers

1594 897 James Tocchio

Kitamura Camera has opened a new flagship shop in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and it’s the most beautiful camera shop I’ve ever seen. See the photos.

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Choosing a DSLR in the Era of the Mirrorless Camera

1800 1013 Yuan Oliver Jin

Oliver chose a DSLR. In the year 2020. According to most, this is madness. But here’s his argument for the DSLR in the era of the mirrorless camera.

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