Camera Reviews

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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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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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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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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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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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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Nikon F4 versus Nikon F5 and the Camera as a Tool – Guest Post by Jarrod Hills

1800 1013 James Tocchio

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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Agfamatic 2008 Pocket Sensor 110 Camera Review featuring Lomography Film

1800 1013 Jeb Inge

Our man in Berlin, Jeb, shoots some Lomography 110 film through the Agfa Agfamatic 2008 Pocket Sensor, a compact 110 film camera.

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Canon AE-1 Program Camera Review – Beginners’ Best Choice

1800 1013 Aidan Bell

The Canon AE-1 Program will make great photos easily, for any level of photographer. But it may be the best choice, specifically, for new photographers.

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Ricoh GRD IV Digital Point and Shoot Camera Review

1500 844 James Tocchio

Ten years after its release, James stumbled onto the Ricoh GRD IV, a premium compact digital that still surprises (in ways good and bad) a decade later.

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Contax 167MT Camera Review

2100 1181 Drew Chambers

Drew reviews the Contax 167MT, a full-featured 35mm film SLR from the glory days of the Japanese-made Contax cameras.

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Chinon Splash Review – My Sleeper Point and Shoot of the Year

2100 1181 James Tocchio

The weatherproof, sand and dust resistant Chinon Splash is so surprisingly excellent that it may be James’ sleeper point and shoot of the year!

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