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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 Bolsey Model C – a Unique 35mm Twin Lens Reflex Rangefinder Camera 

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Cheyenne reviews the Bolsey Model C, a unique 35mm film camera that’s both a rangefinder camera and a twin lens reflex camera!

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A Leica R6.2 Review – by Hamish Gill of 35mmc

2000 1333 Hamish Gill

Hamish Gill of 35mmc steps out of his rangefinder comfort zone and shoots the Leica R6.2. Here’s his review of this paradoxical SLR.

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Contax NX – a Multi-User Review of the Last Contax SLR

2560 1440 Drew Chambers

The Contax NX was among the last ever Contax 35mm film cameras. In our multi-user review, Drew and James share their thoughts on this sleek SLR.

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Shooting a Forty Year Old Roll of Kodak Plus-X Film

2560 1440 James Tocchio

James finds a forty to fifty year old roll of Kodak Plus X black and white film and shoots it one afternoon with his dog, kids, and the ocean.

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Ilford XP2 Super – The Film That Saved My Photography

2800 1575 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte remembers her first experiences with Ilford XP2 Super, the most accessible way to shoot black-and-white film today.

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Robot Royal 24 Review – a Square Format 35mm Film Camera that Runs Like a Clock

2800 1575 James Tocchio

We review the Robot Royal 24, an all-mechanical hand-wound rangefinder camera that shoots square images on 35mm film.

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Nikon Nikonos V Camera Review

2400 1350 James Tocchio

In April of 1984, Nikon released their final and most advanced manual-focus underwater camera, the Nikonos V. For nearly twenty years it would stand as the most successful underwater and all-weather camera that Nikon (or…

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The Contax G1 Takes on the World

2800 1575 Drew Chambers

From my first foray into modern film photography, I was confronted by the apparent supremacy of Leica and its M mount. But for some reason, the Leica bug has never seemed to bite me. To…

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Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon Wide Angle Lens History and Review

2375 1336 Cheyenne Morrison

“After a few weeks with a Pentax 50mm lens, I had the feeling of suffocating. I realized that I needed a wide angle. As soon as I had my Zeiss Flektogon, the world looked very…

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The Contax TVS is the Best Contax Compact to Buy Right Now

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Popular opinion on the Contax TVS says that its sluggish aperture and softer zoom lens make it a third-rate camera. The choir sings that the TVS is the compact Contax that you buy, only if…

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