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Eric Charles Jones

Eric Charles Jones

Eric Charles Jones

Eric was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where he developed a fascination for photography early in life exploring his father’s dark room. He is drawn to images that tell a story or capture the beauty in the mundane. These days Eric is living in Japan searching for his place of personal Zen and for that elusive decisive moment.

The Canon 50mm f/1.4 LTM – Don’t Call it the Japanese Summilux

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A quick review of the Canon 50mm F/1.4 in Leica Thread Mount – commonly referred to as “The Japanese Summilux.”

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Five Masters of Light from Japan’s Shōwa Era

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The Japanese Shōwa period, coinciding with the reign of Emperor Hirohito from 1926 to 1989, is noted as one of Japan’s most tumultuous and transformative eras. Over these many decades Japan went from a militaristic…

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Konica C35 FD / Konica Auto S3 Review

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Eric reviews the Konica C35 FD (known in export markets as the Konica Auto S3), a compact rangefinder film camera with a legendary lens.

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

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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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