Every Article We’ve Ever Written – by Date

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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KEKS EM-01 Light Meter Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

James reviews the KEKS EM-01, a compact and elegant shoe-mounted light meter that’s especially useful for classic camera shooters.

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Leveling Up with a Linhof Technika 4×5 Film Camera

1800 1013 Drew Chambers

Drew explores the “level up cuture” of photography through his journey to (and then away from) large format photography with a Linhof 4×5 film camera.

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Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet Review – Fight the Fungus

1800 1013 James Tocchio

Control humidity and save your gear from fungus with the Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet. Here’s James’ in-depth review of the EDC-80L.

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Voigtländer Vitessa 1000 SR Review – A Modernist Oddity

1800 1012 Nicholas Herrmann

The Voigtlander Vitessa 1000 SR is the least common and least known model in the Vitessa range. Here’s our review of this striking looking camera.

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I Understand Why the Yashica Samurai Failed

1800 1013 Connor Brustofski

It’s 1987. Kyocera designers ask one simple question. “Can we fit a camera inside a taco shell?” And the Yashica Samurai was born.

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The Sea Fog of Klitmøller, Denmark (Cold Hawaii) Shot on Film

1800 1013 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

In the small fishing town of Klitmøller, Denmark there is a phenomenon called havgus, unfathomably dense sea fog. Here it is, shot on film.

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Leica M8  Review – Like Shooting an Unending Roll of Kodachrome

1800 1012 Nick Clayton

We review Leica’s first digital rangefinder camera, the Leica M8, and see how this fourteen-year-old camera holds up today.

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Sony FE 100mm F/2.8 STF (Smooth Trans Focus) Lens Review

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James reviews one of the most interesting lenses being manufactured today, the Sony FE 100mm F/2.8 STF Smooth Trans Focus lens.

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Shooting a Twenty-Year-Old Roll of Kodak Supra 100 Film

1800 1012 James Tocchio

James shoots an expired, twenty-year-old roll of Kodak Supra 100, an ultra-fine grain, high saturation color negative film.

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Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM Lens Review

1800 1012 James Tocchio

The Kobalux Wide 28mm F/3.5 LTM lens is an uncommon and uncommonly tiny Japanese lens that harkens back to old-world quality at a reasonable price!

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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Longnose Lens Review – The Forgotten Favorite 

1800 1013 Hemant Chatterji

A brief review of the Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Longnose standard prime lens. With sample photos, history, and specifications.

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How to Disappear with an Original Yashica-Mat

1800 1013 Stephen Hennessy

The Yashica-mat was Yashica’s original premier twin lens reflex (TLR) camera from the 1950s. It was a great camera, and remains very interesting today.

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As Olympus Exits the Camera Business, Let’s Look at Our Favorite Olympus Articles

2000 1125 James Tocchio

Olympus has quit the camera business. In fond rememberance, we look back at our favorite Olympus articles of the past six years.

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All the Kolors of the Rainbow – Revolog Film, a Pentax LX, and Pride

1800 1012 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte shoots Pride with the Pentax LX and Revolog Kolor film, an experimental color negative rainbow splashed 35mm film!

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Near and Far in Bowling Green, Ohio – a Story of Pandemics and Protests and Photography

1800 1194 Stephen Hennessy

One photographer’s story of the way he experienced his home town and photography during the pandemic, and later, the anti-racism protests.

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Nikon F4 versus Nikon F5 and the Camera as a Tool

1800 1013 Jarrod Hills

A guest post from a friend of the site pits the Nikon F4 against the Nikon F5, and questions whether cameras are only tools, or something more.

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Desert Island Cameras No. 09 – Holy Grail Edition

830 467 James Tocchio

Some of the CP writers pick the camera they’d buy if practicality and money were no concern! See what we chose, and let us know your Holy Grail camera in the comments.

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Exploring an Indian Bazaar with a Nikon FM2n and Fuji C200 Film

1800 1012 Hemant Chatterji

Take a trip with one of our writers, Hemant, as he explores an Indian flower market with a Nikon FM2n and Fujifilm C200 color film.

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